Chocolate chip cookies with a chocolate brigadeiro truffle upgrade!
For many people, chocolate chip cookies bring back memories of childhood. They’re a classic snack or treat and loved by all. And in Brazil, brigadeiro chocolate has the same appeal–it reminds people of childhood birthdays and parties.
Our brigadeiro-filled cookies are a fusion of America and Brazil’s favorite chocolate treats. We’re pretty sure you’re going to love them!
In fact, brigadeiro-filled cookies are quite possibly the most decadent chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever eat. On the outside they look like classic dark chocolate chip cookies, however on the inside, you’ll find a delicious chocolate surprise… a gooey chocolate brigadeiro center that oozes with each bite.
In reality, to make brigadeiro-filled cookies you can take any cookie recipe that produces thick, chewy cookies, and then squish a little brigadeiro spread into each cookie ball before baking (here's a recipe for DIY brigadeiro spread). The result is a brigadeiro-filled cookie that’s sure to be delicious.
However, to make things easier (because that’s what we all love!), we’ve come up with an amazing fool-proof cookie mix that will help you make 8-12 perfect gooey chocolate chip brigadeiro-filled cookies. They can be eaten on their own, saved for later, used as a base of an ice cream sundae, or even used to make very decadent ice cream sandwiches!
1 stick of unsalted butter (113g)
1 tsp of vanilla extract (optional)
1 egg (medium size or large if organic)
Spatula or wooden spoon
Something to line the baking sheet: parchment paper or aluminum foil
Soup spoon, cookie scoop, or an ice cream scoop
INSTRUCTIONS (detailed steps below)