Chocolate Chip Cookie Brioche Recipe

A plush brioche with a crunchy top that bakes like a cookie and a soft center with goops of soft cookie dough spread through the swirls.

Brown Butter Brioche – 113 g or ½ cup butter – 40 g or ⅓ cup all purpose flour – 240 g or 1 cup whole milk – 60 g or ¼ cup warm milk – 7 g or 1 packet instant yeast – 2 large egg – ½ tsp fine sea salt – 1-2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract – 100 g or ½ cup granulated sugar – 500 g or about 4 cups all purpose flour Chocolate Chip Cookie Filling – 113 g or ½ cup unsalted butter – 140 g ⅔ cup brown sugar – 50 g or ¼ cup granulated sugar – 1 tsp pure vanilla extract – ½ tsp fine sea salt – 1 large egg – ¼ tsp baking powder – ½ tsp baking soda – 180 g or 1 ½ cups all purpose flour – 100 g or ⅔ cup chocolate chips or chopped 

INGREDIENTS

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INSTRUCTION

I like browning dough, but melted butter works too. The bottom should brown in a medium skillet. Quiet, sputter-free butter with brown bits at the bottom. Let chill.

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STEP  1 .

Mix ⅓ cup flour and 1 cup milk in a small pot. Over medium heat, stir into a thick paste. Turn off heat. Whisk warm milk and yeast in a stand mixer. 

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STEP 2.

Whisk in sugar, then add all ingredients, including roux. Slowly knead dough into a ball. Butter-knead for 10 minutes. The dough will separate and look loose,  

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STEP 3.

but it will form a ball around the hook and look shiny and smooth as you knead it. Allow to rise overnight in an oiled bowl until almost doubled.  

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STEP 4.

Cut dough in half. Metal clips Use parchment paper on two greased loaf pans. Baking cookies on a floured countertop with a tea towel. Mix microwaved butter and sugar.  

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STEP 5.

Mix egg, salt, and vanilla. Blend flour, baking soda, and powder. Add chocolate. 8x12 half-crust. Spread half the cookie dough on the dough with fingers and an offset spatula. 

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STEP 6.

Cut the dough in half lengthwise after rolling and trimming the shorter side. Cut in half. Put in loaf pan. Continue with the other dough half. Pressing tea towel-risen dough an hour later should spring back.  

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STEP 7.

Preheat oven to 350. Bake the two loaves for 40–45 minutes, foiling if they brown too much. Bread centers' digital thermometers read 190 F for doneness. Bread tastes best fresh but can be airtight.  

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See Also

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate cake Recipe