Trisha's Brownie Batter Cookies

from ButterYum

makes 24 cookies

16 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1 1/4 cups granulated sugar

3/4 cup dark brown sugar

1 ounce semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted

3 large eggs

1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup dutch processed cocoa powder, sifted

1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/4 teaspoons fine salt

1 1/2 cups semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.  Line 2 sheet pans with parchment or silpat liners.  In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a BeaterBlade attachment, cream the butter, sugars, and chocolate until smooth.  Add eggs and vanilla; mix until smooth.  Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.  Add dry ingredients to the batter and mix until combined.  Fold in the chocolate chips.  

Use a #50 cookie scoop to portion 12 cookies per sheet pan and bake for 10-15 minutes.  Cool for 5 minutes before transferring from sheet pan to cooling rack to cool completely.  Store in airtight container.

adapted from a recipe byTrisha Yearwood