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Nutella Brownie Batter Cookies

Makes 4 dozen cookies


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter softened
  • 1 ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup Nutella
  • 3 eggs plus 1 egg yolk room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 12 oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine butter and sugar.
  • Mix together over medium speed until smooth.
  • Add eggs and Nutella and continue to mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  • With the mixer running on low, pour the flour mixture into the bowl with the batter, adding a little at a time.
  • When it is all combined add vanilla.
  • Turn the mixer off and add chocolate chips, stirring in gently with a spatula.
  • Using a small ice cream scoop add rounded balls of batter, 4 rows of 3, to a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes until no longer shiny and sticky but the centers are still gooey. Don’t over bake or they will be hard.
  • Let cool slightly before moving to a cooling rack.
  • 12.Repeat with remaining batter.


You can chill the rounded dough balls on the cookie sheet for 20 minutes before baking. This helps them not spread as much when baking.