Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies


These Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are the perfect dessert or welcomed snack any day of the week! This wonderful cookie is definitely a crowd pleaser!

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Delighted to share my delicious Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies with you today. Honestly, I can’t believe it’s 2015! Happy New Year everyone!

Friends, this is NOT just another chocolate chip cookie! This is wonderful must-have! A make you happy comfort food cookie! Or maybe even a curl up with good book and watch it snow outside cookie!

The addition of yummy brown butter and wonderful chocolate chunks bring this cookie to a whole new level of delicious. :)

I look forward to sharing lots of new and exciting recipes with you this year! Thank you so very much for checking out my blog!

Hope you enjoy!


I’ve said it before and I will say it again, brown butter and chocolate chunks always make for a wonderful, wonderful cookie!

Don’t worry there are LOTS of chocolate chunks buried in these cookies. :)


DO NOT think this is just another chocolate chip cookie! My Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are going to disappear in no time at all. Yes, they are that good!

brown butter snip bowl

To brown the butter simply melt it over medium heat stirring it fairly often until it turns a nice deep golden brown. You will see brown bits at the bottom of the pan. That’s a good thing – you want this to happen!

Let the butter cool for about 5 minutes, then beat it with your sugars, egg and vanilla.


Let me tell you a little secret…the best part about adding the brown butter and chocolate chunks is they add something special to the cookie that you can’t quite put your finger on, and it’s that something special that keeps you coming back for more!


Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients:                                                                                                                        2015-01-02 Brown Butter Choc Chunk Cookies 4030

1 stick unsalted butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

1 large egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt (skip if using salted butter)

1 1/2 cups chocolate chunks, or you can just use the standard 2 cups


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line two large baking sheets with baking mats or parchment paper.

2. Place butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Let butter melt and until browned. Remove and let cool for about 5-7 minutes. Mix together browned butter and sugars in a stand mixer, or using a hand mixer. Beat until combined well. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix until combined. Add flour, pudding mix, baking soda, and salt. Beat until just combined. Stir in chocolate chunks.

3. With a cookie scoop, or tablespoon, scoop dough onto prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until baked through. Let cool on baking sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring. Cool completely on wire rack.

Makes about 24 cookies.


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Brown Butter Pumpkin Pudding Chocolate Chip Cookies


Create a new family favorite this season with my Brown Butter Pumpkin Pudding Chocolate Chip Cookies. Be prepared to fall in love with this new cookie! :)

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Can a chocolate chip cookie be made any better? For pumpkin friends, the answer is a yes and is as simple as browning some butter and stirring some pumpkin pudding mix into the dough. So yummy!

Although my post just the other day was also for a pumpkin cookie, this pumpkin cookie is a whole DIFFERENT kind of pumpkin cookie!

If you have never used brown butter in your baking, I strongly urge you to do so! The almost nutty flavor that comes from brown butter is SO delightful and SO scrumptious!

Of course there’s also the instant pumpkin pudding mix that imparts a wonderful, yet sort-of subtle pumpkin flavor. I know not everyone loves a heavy pumpkin flavor. Please try these cookies, I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

So, back to what I said, this pumpkin cookie is a whole different kind of pumpkin cookie, and I truly hope you enjoy it!

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