This weeks Tuesdays with Dorie was chosen by Beth of Supplicious. She chose Dorie’s Chipster-Topped Brownies which is located on pages 94-95 in Baking: From My Home to Yours. Every time I read the title of the recipe I get so confused. So when I saw that we were making these I actually had to pick up the cookbook just to see what it really was.
I have been calling these Chocolate Chip Cookie Topped Brownies, but I guess that title is too long so Dorie shortened it 🙂 Every time I thought about this recipe before I even made it all I thought was, “How am I suppose to spread the cookie dough over the brownie layer without it going BLAH.” I figured I would pass that bridge when I came to it. I was going to make this recipe on Saturday and when I started looking for all the ingredients I realized that I didn’t have butter.
The funny part is that when I told some of my friends this they were really shocked.
“Really, YOU had no butter in your apartment.”
That’s right folks. The person that keeps pounds and pounds of butter in the freezer, just in case. Actually ran out 🙂 With that said I actually didn’t get around to making the recipe until last night. I decided to only make half of the recipe because I know me. I would have gone out and bought a gallon of ice cream and just sat there eating the brownies warm with vanilla ice cream on top. Which I am still tempted to do, but I am trying to be good. I made the recipe in an 8 x 8 x 3 cake pan.
Yeah, I have one of those 🙂
I made the brownie layer and it turned out great. I set it aside and went at the cookie dough layer. That turned out good too. I then took my cookie scoop and placed scoops of dough randomly on top of the brownie. I thought about just baking it right then, but then I got out a small spatula and started to spread the cookie dough layer out and it worked. I was so surprised. I put the brownie/cookie in the oven and baked it for 45 minutes and it came out perfectly.
Once they were cool enough to handle I sliced them and tasted one. HOLY CRAP!!! These things are fantastic and really rich. At that moment, I wish I had some ice cream and whipped cream because it would have been perfect 🙂