Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies

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Irish Cream Guinness Brookies are made up of a layer of Guinness Brownies, topped with a layer of Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, perfect for St Patricks Day!

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Hi my name is Whitney and I’m addicted to Brookies! It’s a brownie + a cookie, come on people!

Ever since I created the first brookie recipe on the blog for Gluten Free Nutella Brookies, then Red Velvet Brookies for Valentine’s Day, I’ve pretty much made it my mission in life to create every brookie combination possible!

St Patricks Day Guinness Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

With St. Patrick’s Day less than two weeks away, I knew that I had to create a special brookie for one of my favorite holidays!

Last year I made Irish Cream Donuts with a Chocolate Glaze to celebrate the holiday, this year I created these Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies.

St Patricks Day Guinness Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Yes, that’s a layer of Guinness Brownie Batter, topped with a layer of Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, with a few green M&M’s thrown in, you know, for festive reasons! 😉

Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies Recipe

I posted a “behind-the-scenes” picture of these on Instagram before they went into the oven and people basically flipped, so I’m super excited to share the recipe today!

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Ingredients

Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup butter (melted)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup green M&Ms
  • ½ cup irish cream liqueur

Guinness Brownie Batter Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup Guinness
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup cocoa
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder

Preheat the oven to 325°F.

Prepare the cookie dough by combining the flour, kosher salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl.

In a separate mixing bowl, combine the melted butter and sugars.

Blend well then beat in the eggs, vanilla and Irish cream liqueur.

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Next, add the flour mixture.

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Hand mix in the chocolate chips and M&Ms.

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Place the cookie dough in the refrigerator to chill while preparing the brownie batter.

To prepare the brownie batter, cream the butter, Guinness and sugar together in a large bowl.

Add the vanilla and eggs, and combine.

Mix the cocoa, flour, baking powder and kosher salt together in a separate bowl.

Add the cocoa flour mixture to the butter sugar mixture and blend well.

Spread the brownie batter into a 9 x 13 baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Remove the cookie dough from the refrigerator and spread on top.

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

Place in the oven to bake for 50-55 minutes.

Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies Recipe

Slice the Irish Cream Guinness Brookies into squares and serve.

Irish Cream and Guinness Brookies Recipe

I lovingly named these “Boozy Brookies” and I’m pretty much obsessed with them!

Guinness and Irish Cream Brookies Recipe

This chocolatey, boozy dessert is a win for St. Patrick’s Day, or really any day!

St Patricks Day Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies

Irish Cream Guinness Brookies are made up of a layer of Guinness Brownies, topped with a layer of Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, perfect for St Patricks Day!
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Irish Cream & Guinness Brookies

Irish Cream Guinness Brookies are made up of a layer of Guinness Brownies, topped with a layer of Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, perfect for St Patricks Day!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 15 brookies
Calories 605 kcal

Ingredients

Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup butter melted
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup green M&Ms
  • ½ cup irish cream liqueur or non-alcoholic irish cream

Guinness Brownie Batter

  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup Guinness
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup cocoa
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.

  2. Prepare the cookie dough by combining the flour, kosher salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the melted butter and sugars.
  4. Blend well then beat in the eggs, vanilla and Irish cream liqueur.
  5. Next, add the flour mixture.
  6. Hand mix in the chocolate chips and M&Ms.
  7. Place the cookie dough in the refrigerator to chill while preparing the brownie batter.
  8. To prepare the brownie batter, cream the butter, Guinness and sugar together in a large bowl.
  9. Add the vanilla and eggs, and combine.
  10. Mix the cocoa, flour, baking powder and kosher salt together in a separate bowl.
  11. Add the cocoa flour mixture to the butter sugar mixture and blend well.
  12. Spread the brownie batter into a 9 x 13 baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  13. Remove the cookie dough from the refrigerator and spread on top.
  14. Place in the oven to bake for 50-55 minutes.

 

Irish Cream Guinness Brookies are made up of a layer of Guinness Brownies, topped with a layer of Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, perfect for St Patricks Day!