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 




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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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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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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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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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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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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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