Brownie stuffed sugar cookies

I made some brownies and didn’t want to bring in “just brownies” to work, so I decided to stuff most of them in sugar cookies. I say most because I ran out of cookie dough, so a few “just brownies” will arrive with me tomorrow morning.

Didn’t do a good job of covering the brownie 😀

Reminders – scoop your flour from your flour bag into your measuring cup so you get the right amount. Also, preheat your oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes before baking, so your oven cycles to the right temp.

  • Ingredients
  • One pan of brownies, baked, cooled and cut in squares
  • 14 tbs butter softened
  • 2 tbs crisco
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Directions – preheat oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Line a cookie sheet with nonstick baking liners. In a bowl, cream butter, crisco, and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients. Scoop out 2 tbs of dough. Divide in half. Flatten one half. Place a brownie square on top. Flatten other half and place on top of brownie square. Completely cover brownie with dough. Place cookies on prepared cookie sheet. I fit 8 on a sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. (Lightly golden on bottom) cool completely. Store in covered container.

This is how I stagger cookies on a sheet so they don’t spread into each other

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Football Friday treats – divisional playoff weekend

Cake mix cookies stuffed with oreos and topped with fudge frosting

The football Friday treat for NFL Divisional playoff weekend – cake mix cookies, stuffed with Oreos and topped with a fudge frosting. I think they worthy of something as big as divisional playoff weekend. Go Bills!

The only reminders I have is to preheat your oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes so it cycles to the right temp. Also,take them out after about 10 minutes. They may not look “done,” but if you leave them in too long, they could try out. Oh, and if you don’t want the fudge frosting, you can sprinkle the warm cookies with powdered sugar instead.

Two bites by the cookie monster!
  • Cookie ingredients
  • 1 mix, any flavor (I used chocolate)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbs water
  • Oreos

Directions – preheat oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes before baking. Line a cookie sheet with nonstick baking liners or parchment paper. In a bowl,combine cake mix, egg, oil and water. Scoop out 1 1/2 tbs dough and flatten. Top with an Oreo. Scoop out another 11/2 tbs dough and flatten. Place on top of Oreo and seal edges. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely. Makes 9 cookies.

  • Fudge topping
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbs sugar
  • 3 tbs evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Directions – in a saucepan, combine butter, sugar and evaporated milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture bubbles. Remove from heat. Add chips and stir smooth. Let cool 5 minutes. Frost cookies. Store in covered container.

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Brownie stuffed peanut blossoms topped with melted Hershey kisses

I tried to drown my sorrows from Monday night Football into baking. I opted for peanut butter cookies, stuffed with brownies and topped with melted Hershey kisses. They made the house smell wonderful, but in the end, I am still mad about the game and probably will be until Friday. Poor Rob and Gracie.

Remember to scoop your flour from your flour container into your measuring cup, and preheat your oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes before baking.

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbs milk
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 batch of brownies, baked and cooled and cut into 1″ pieces

Directions – preheat oven to 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Line a cookie sheet with nonstick baking liners or parchment paper. In a bowl, cream Crisco, peanut butter,brown sugar and sugar. Add eggs,vanilla and milk. Blend in dry ingredients.

Scoop out 1 1/2 tbs dough and slightly flatten.

Place a brownie square on top

Scoop out another 1 1/2 tbs dough, slightly flatten and place on top of brownie piece.

Seal edges.

In prepared cookie sheet, stagger cookies. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 12 minutes (light golden patches on top) cool completely.

In a microwave safe bowl, place 45 unwrapped Hershey kisses. Add 1 tbs vegetable oil. Microwave in 30 second increments until you can stir smooth. Spoon over cookies. Store in covered container.

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Let me know if you make these! I hope you have a wonderful day, filled with peace, joy and love. And remember to be kind! We all need kindess!

Using leftover Halloween candy

Chocolate stuffed cookies

Someone left a whole bag of extra Halloween candy in our green room at work, so I took it. And I used the peanut butter cups to stuff in chocolate cookies. I have to figure out what to do with the heath bars and whoppers.

Our oven is on it’s way out, but it’s under warranty, so we are getting a new one for free. I ordered it,so I hope our current oven lasts until the new one is delivered. Baking has been an adventure the last 2 plus months!

Remember to spoon your flour and baking cocoa from your container into your measuring cup so you get the right amount. I like to chill the individually stuffed cookies for at least a few hours. Also, preheat your oven for 20 minutes before baking so it gets to the right temperature.

  • Ingredients
  • 5 tbs Crisco
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Leftover Halloween candy!
Added a peanut butter chip on top

Directions – in a microwave safe bowl, microwave chocolate chips in 30 second increments until you can stir smooth. I another bowl, cream sugar, Crisco and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Blend in melted chocolate. Fold in dry ingredients. Scoop out 2 tbs dough and cover a piece pf leftover Halloween candy. Chill at least a few hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Line a cookie sheet with nonstick baking liners. Stagger cookies on the sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool completely. Store in covered container.

Oreo is another stuffed cookie option

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Stuffed cake mix cookies

Stuffed cake mix cookies (you can see the brownie peaking through)

These are a super easy treat, guaranteed to wow anyone! I used brownies to stuff these cookies. And I cut them in 2 inch squares. You can also use Oreos, mini candy bars, etc. I used a white cake mix, but feel free to mix it up. These cookies can be made in no time!

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cake mix, any flavor
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 to 4 tbs water
  • Oreos, cut up brownies, mini candy bars etc
These are magical! The brownie is peaking through!

Directions – preheat oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes. In a bowl, combine cake mix, egg, oil and enough water so the dough comes together and you can work with it. Scoop out 1 1/2 tbs dough, slightly flatten. Place an oreo/brownie Square, mini candy on top. Scoop out another 1 1/2 tbs dough, slightly flatten. Place on top of oreo/brownie Square, mini candy etc. Mould dough around it. Scatter on a cookie sheet lined with nonstick baking liners or parchment paper. Bake 10 minutes. They will seem undercooked, but should be light golden on the bottom. Cool completley.

Oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies

Oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies

These are the queen of stuffed cookies. An Oreo baked inside a chocolate chip cookie. And they are a request of one of my goddaughters, Sara, for her birthday party. Rob may or may not have taste tested one, so he can vouch for me at the family party tomorrow 🙂

The original Oreo is the best!

The trick to this is to not use too much dough to surround the Oreo. Use 1 1/2 tbs on top and 1 1/2 tbs on the bottom of each Oreo. That way they are nice and puffy and perfect looking.

The Queen of stuffed cookies

Couple of other tips – I also like to use cornstarch to keep the cookies from spreading too much… Spoon your flour from your flour bag into your measuring cup… Chill the cookies at least for a few hours.. And preheat your oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes before baking.

Staggered cookies
  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 /4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1,tbs cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • Oreos!

Directions – cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs., fold in dry ingredients. Blend in chips. Scoop out 11/2 tbs of dough (I used a cookie scoop), slightly flatten, place an Oreo on top. Scoop out another 11/2 tbs dough, slightly flatten., place on top of Oreo. Mold dough around to completely cover cookie. Chill a few hours in fridge. Preheat oven to 350 degrees for 20 minutes. On a cookie sheet that’s been lined with nonstick baking liners or parchment paper, stagger cookies. (See pic above)

Bake 10 to 13 minutes, or until you see a few golden patches on top and bottoms of cookies are lightly golden. Cool completely. Store in covered container.

Thanks so much for stopping by today., remember to be kind to others, and yourself too. We are all battling something.

Brownie cookies stuffed with Hershey Kisses and topped with melted milk chocolate and mini m&ms

Welcome home NHL!

With the news that ESPN is getting back the NHL, I felt I needed to celebrate with an extra special treat. So I decided on chocolate brownie cookies. Stuffed with Hershey Kisses. Topped with melted milk chocolate AND mini M&Ms. Does that give you an indication about how happy I am the NHL is back?😁😁

Chocolate chocolate chocolate!
  • Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp chocolate extract (opt)
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Directions – cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add eggs and extract. Mix in melted chocolate chips. Fold in,dry ingredients. Scoop out 1/4 cups of dough. Divide in half. Slightly flatten each half.

On one half of dough, place a Hershey kiss.

Top with second flattened half.

Seal edges.

Chill cookies a few hours. Preheat an oven to 350 for 20 minutes. Line a cookie sheet with nonstick baking liners. Stagger cookies. Bake 9 to 12 minutes. Cool completely.

Topping ingredients and instructions – in a microwave safe bowl melt 2 cups of milk chocolate chips in 30 second increments until you can stir smooth. Add 1 tbs vegetable oil. Spoon on top on cookies. Sprinkle with m&ms. Store in covered container.

M&M’s make everything better!

Victory Monday treats # 2 brownie cookies stuffed with chocolate chip cookies

Brownie cookies stuffed with chocolate chip cookies

The tollhouse bars I made yesterday after the Bills 1st playoff win in a quarter of a century did not seem to be big enough to bring into work tomorrow. So I grabbed a brownie mix and made cookies out of it and stuffed the cookies with brownies. You can stuff these with Oreos, candy, etc! Magical!

  • Brownie cookie Ingredients
  • 1 brownie mix
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup oil

Directions – preheat oven to 350 for 20 minutes. Combine ingredients. I used my hands at the end to make sure everything came together. Scoop out 1/4 cups of dough and divide in half. Flatten one half and place a cookie on top. Top with other half. Seal edges. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool completley. Store in covered container.

Yum!