Brownie Cookies

So it should come as no surprise that not everything in my kitchen comes out perfectly. For weeks now I’ve been wanting to make these brownie cookies I bookmarked.

Recently, as part of the Foodbuzz program, I was selected to try out samples of Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolates. I absolutely love dark chocolate, so I was pretty psyched to be chosen.

My lovely package of samples included three large chocolate bars and two bags filled with individual chocolate squares.

I’ve been a little obsessed with making breakfast items lately.  While browsing food blogs this weekend, I came across a recipe for maple pancake muffins from Bakerella. Pancakes in a mini muffin form? Ingenious and adorable!

I knew I would love these. And it gave me a reason to use my mini muffin pan again. Plus it’s even easier to make than traditional pancakes because you don’t have to sit over a griddle flipping them. You just pop them into the oven and let them bake up into cute little muffins.