Tuesday, September 18, 2012

My Kind of Brownie

I have been reading about something named a "Slutty Brownie" for quite some time, but haven't really felt the need to bake it. Sanjay, I know what you are thinking already.

I started reading a fun blog named The Londoner, and she had a post about said brownies. Since this is my last weekend in New York until Halloween (weddings, engagement parties, Oktoberfest, a few west coast visits, etc etc), I decided to bake these indulgent treats and lounge on my couch all night.

You can certainly make the cookie and brownie contingents from scratch. Normally, I would, but I was feeling lazy and decided that Betty Crocker and Ghiradelli would do a better job. I haven't used boxed mix in centuries, and I forgot how easy it is to whip up some baked goodies.

{Betty Crocker yummy goodness}

I like the word of caution on the cookie mix. Do not eat raw cookie dough! Knock on wood, I have been eating raw cookie dough since I can remember and I have yet to get sick...Sidenote, Picasa lets you put watermarks into your photos. Cool! 

{Do Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough!} 

I love oreo cookies, oreo cookie shakes, oreo cookie mcflurries, oreo cookie ice cream, and now, oreo cookies mixed into brownies and cookies. 

Breakfast the next day? Done. 

Vanilla ice cream and brownies go together. When I stopped at the store, I saw that Edy's brand ice cream has ice cream in a single serving package. I grabbed it, thinking the size was totes perf for my brownie extravaganza. When I got home, I realized that it was actually "light" ice cream. I guess I saved some calories in that case? But at this point who is counting? The ice cream actually wasn't bad at all - it tasted as though it were the normal version. In any case I put my ice cream canister back in the fridge in case I feel the urge to make another batch of these brownies, which, naturally would require vanilla ice cream on the side.

Slutty Brownies, recipe adapted from The Londoner

Makes as many slices as you can cut in an 8x8 baking pan


  • One box of chocolate chip cookie mix
  • One box of brownie mix 
  • One package of oreos
  • 2 eggs*
  • 1 stick of butter*
  • 1/4 cup water*
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil*
*These ingredients were on the back of the box of the cookies/brownies. Just scan the back of the boxes you pick up and make sure you have the right ingredients

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Line a baking pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil, set aside.

In a medium bowl, prepare the chocolate chips per the instructions on the box. Once complete, spread into the baking pan so it covers the entire bottom of the pan. Top with oreo cookies. Eat a few oreos too.

In another medium bowl, prepare the brownie mix per the instructions on the box. Pour on top of the oreo/cookie mixture already in the baking pan. Now that you have prepared everything, you can lick the bowl and the mixing spoons clean.

Bake for approximately 35-40 minutes. I would suggest setting your timer to 30 minutes, then poking a toothpick in the center to see how your brownies are faring. My toothpick came out liquid-y at 30 minutes and 35 minutes, so I baked mine for a total of about 42 minutes, and then let it cool. The brownie package I purchased was EXTRA fudge so there was a fudge topping I poured on after it cooled.

Remove the brownies from the pan (use the overhang from the parchment paper or the aluminum foil) once slightly cooled, and cut into as many pieces as you want. Now that I think about it, I'm wondering if I could have used heart shape cookie cutters to make heart shaped pieces...

1 comment :

Lavina said...

awesome, they sound so delicious!! yum yum