Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies & A Giveaway!

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies by FamilySpice.com

I don’t host too many giveaways. It’s not that I don’t love you. I sincerely haven’t had the time to work on them! Plus, a lot of the products and promotions that fill up my email box are not all items I believe in. I am very particular with who I endorse or support. For example, I am a HUGE believer in Box Tops For Education. Most of the times, you collect box tops from the items you would already buy. How easy is that? And we all know the state of our schools. They are in a mess financially, and every little penny helps. Last year, your contributions earned more than $59 million for America´s schools!


Betty Crocker is a proud supporter for Box Tops for Education. Yes, I tend to do most of my baking from scratch. But, let’s keep a little secret, okay? Those boxed baking mixes are pretty darn good, and they really do help you in a pinch. Got a bake sale? A teacher’s luncheon? A soccer party to host? Need a quick dessert that won’t break the bank or your budget?

You can bake it straight up or kick up the WOW-factor with your boxed mix by adding to it. And that’s something I did here.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies by FamilySpice.com

The great debate of brownie versus chocolate chip cookie is over! I’ve made these Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies both from scratch and from the box. Both times I scored with my taste-testers. For that instant I-gotta-have-something-amazing-full-of-chocolate urges, you only need one box of Family-Size Betty Crocker Brownie Mix (the one for a 13×9 pan) and a 30-oz tube of refrigerated chocolate-chip cookie dough. Mix the brownies first and bake it for 15 minutes, then sprinkle the cookie pieces over it and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the chocolate-chip cookies are golden brown. As with most bars, it’s best to line your pan with foil and grease it for easy removal.

Easy Peasy. Super Delish!

Giveaway Time!

Betty Crocker has graciously agreed to send one lucky winner the above pictured prize pack. It includes:

Cupcake iclips
Cupcake bag
Cupcake notepads
Box Tops for Education pencils
Neoprene Lunch Sack

The cupcake goodies are super cute. All you have to do is leave a comment here at the bottom and answer this question: What do you like to add to your favorite boxed dessert mix?

More Ways to Win!

You can also get extra chances to win if you like Family Spice on Facebook and follow me on Twitter & tweet about the giveaway, just make sure you add a link to this post, @FamilySpice #MyBlogSpark to your tweets.

But wait! There’s more!

Wow, I feel like an infomercial!

Seriously, there’s one more chance to win this pack. I just launched the Family Spice Newsletter. This will include MORE recipes and cooking tips, exclusive for subscribers. My first one took awhile to put together, as it’s a big one. It’s all about preserving those flavors of summer with canning. I have links to recipes & canning directions. I promise I won’t spam you! Check it out and subscribe here. Plus, it gives you get another shot at the giveaway.

This giveaway is now CLOSED. Thank you everyone who participated!

I have more giveaways coming up this fall, so keep coming back for more!

Disclosure: The Betty Crocker products, information, and giveaway have been provided by Betty Crocker through MyBlogSpark

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38 Responses to Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies & A Giveaway!

  1. I do admit, although i feel a little guilty with box or packaged mixes, they taste wonderful. I make Baklava Bars with packaged cookie mix, and i have to say, they are so incrediblly good, i have a hard time staying away from them. http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/baklava-bars/9e95d2b4-ac75-4d1b-aca0-48473bc7c6de

  2. Jennifer at #

    I love coconut! So I like to add it as a topping to cakes and brownies.

  3. Sandra at #

    This recipe is insanely good! When I do use a mix I love to add different flavor extracts and chocolate, especially white chocolate.

  4. These brownies sound so perfect and combine two of my favorite desserts! Brownies and cookies! I recently added nutella to devil's food cake mix, and that was just awesome!

  5. I liked your on facebook!

  6. these look yummy; i'll definitely have to give it a try!

  7. Dzoli at #

    I have to say those are great chocolate cookies:)

  8. These are really great. I usually use the boxed brownie mix, and a Betty Crocker bag of chocolate chip cookie mix. Prepare the brownie and cookie dough mix as the packages dictate, pour the brownie mix into a pan, and drop the cookie dough throughout the brownie batter by the heaping spoonful. It's delish!

  9. Ann at #

    First off – the brownie/cookie looks holy cow amazing! I use a box cake mix for this one particular cake. It's orange poppy seed cake and wow is it good!

  10. LOL about the infomatial. I really love your cover photo. I am now excited to enter! I like to add coconut because it's my favorite!!

  11. I am already following you FB fan page.

  12. I am already following your twitter and re-tweeted your giveaway.

  13. Abi at #

    We like to add dried fruits to the cakes and breads… so yummy!
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  15. WOW, these look sooo good!!! :D I give you an A+!!!

  16. I often add coconut or nuts to boxed brownie mixes. And top with cream cheese frosting.
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  18. Katrina at #

    I am a rookie cook so far I don't add anything…I am just too new to know what to add!
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  19. Ally at #

    I add vanilla extract. It makes it taste homemade!
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  20. Donna at #

    When I make cupcakes I add sprinkles to vanilla cupcake mix :)

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  21. Karin at #

    butter frosting

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  22. Carrie at #

    I like to just use a box of cake mix and a can of diet pop. SOOO simple.

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  23. Jessica at #

    I love to add nuts to my brownies and extra chocolate chips to my chocolate chip cookies!
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  24. annabell at #

    I love to add ground coffee to chocolate recipes, gives it a rich flavor.
    Thx

  25. annabell at #

    FB follower :)

  26. Laura at #

    Hmmm I may have an even guiltier ramp up.

    They are called…. Filthy Brownies.

    Now, you’ll need a layer of cookie dough. A layer of Rolos and then a layer of brownie mix.

    Bake. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream

    The full recipe for THE FILTHY BROWNIE is here http://www.coffeetoastandlondon.com/2012/04/filthy-brownies.html

    Laura x

  27. I came up with this mixture as well. But I use the refrigerated cookie dough AND brownie dough. I layer each in a muffin tin and insert a small Reese’s cup between the layers. SO yummy!

  28. alice at #

    I like to add a scoop or two of protien powder.

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