Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler

Ooey Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler with Ice Cream.

A dessert that combines brownies and cobber? Heck yes and please!! And talk about an easy chocolate dessert to whip up in a hurry. Your family and friends will adore this warm and fudgy Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler – just add a scoop of ice cream and serve it up!

Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler Recipe

A baking dish full of warm brownie cobbler.

Howdy! Chef Alli Here. Let’s Get You Cookin’…. Shall We?? 🙂

Here you have it, my friend. An award-winning chocolate dessert that is beyond decadent. Rich brownie crumbles on top and a hot fudge sauce on the bottom….definitely a dessert to remember. Just add a big scoop of vanilla ice cream to take it over the moon!

What to love about this easy chocolate cobbler recipe

  1. Warm, oozing CHOCOLATE.
  2. Down and dirty, quick, fast, and fudgy.
  3. All the ingredients you need are likely right in your cupboard.

Here are the ingredients you need to make this recipe

  • Cocoa powder
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Granulate sugar
  • Melted butter
  • Milk
  • Vanilla
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make Ooey-Gooey warm Brownie Cobber Step-by-Step

**Full, printable recipe card below – just scroll on down within this post to find it! 

The dry ingredients for making Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine 3 Tbs. cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

Wet ingredients for making Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler.

Add the milk, melted butter and vanilla to the dry ingredients; gently stir to combine.

Chocolate chips and batter for Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler.

Gently fold the chocolate chips into the batter until incorporated.

Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler batter with walnuts on top.

Spread the batter into a greased 9×9-inch pan (I actually used a 10×8-inch pan in these pics); sprinkle the walnuts (or pecans) over the top of the batter.

Dry ingredients for Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler topping.

In a small mixing bowl, prepare the topping ingredients by combining the remaining 1 Tbs. cocoa powder, sugar, brown sugar, and kosher salt.

Cocoa topping spread over Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler.

Evenly spread the prepared topping over the walnuts and brownie cobbler batter.

Boiling water poured over Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler.

Pour the boiling water over the top; DO NOT STIR!! (This is what makes the magic happen in this recipe!)

Baked Ooey Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler in a casserole dish.

Bake the brownie cobbler for 25-30 minutes or until the top of the cobbler is just set.

Ooey Gooey Brownie Cobbler filling.

Serve the brownie cobbler while still warm, topped with your favorite vanilla ice cream.

Answers to Common Questions Asked About This Recipe

Can I make this a dark chocolate dessert?

Yep – just substitute dark chocolate cocoa powder. Pecans with the dark chocolate are especially good, too.

Why don’t I stir this recipe after I add the boiling water?

This is the magic step! Not stirring allows the brownie part of the cobbler to rise to the top and the pudding part to stay at the bottom as the dessert bakes.

How do I know when the brownie cobbler is done?

After the cobbler has been in the oven for about 25 minutes, it’s time to check it. If the cobbler looks like baked brownies on the top but still has batter at the top of the very center, bake it a little longer. Once the cobbler looks like baked brownies all across the top, it’s time to remove it from the oven.

The cobbler will have a saucy pudding on the bottom that thickens as it cools a bit. If you prefer a thicker pudding that’s not so saucy, bake the cobbler a bit more next time.

Is brownie cobbler like chocolate lava cake?

Definitely similar, but to me, brownie cobbler is much easier, quicker to make, and just a yummy.

Big bowl of Ooey Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler.

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Printable Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler Recipe

Ooey Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler with Ice Cream.

Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler

A dessert that combines brownies and cobber? Heck yes and please!! And talk about an easy chocolate dessert to whip up in a hurry. Your family and friends will adore this warm and fudgy Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler – just add a scoop of ice cream and serve it up!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 289kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder, divided use
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 Tbs. melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Topping

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup boiling water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine 3 Tbs. cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar; stir in the melted butter, milk and vanilla. Gently fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Spread the prepared batter into a 9×9-inch greased baking dish; sprinkle the walnuts (or pecans) over the batter.
  • In a second mixing bowl, combine the remaining 1 Tbs. cocoa powder, sugar, brown sugar, and salt; spread the topping mixture evenly over the top of the batter and walnuts.
  • Pour the boiling water over all – DO NOT STIR!!
  • Bake the brownie cobbler for 30 minutes, or until the top of the cobbler is almost set. **The baked brownie part of the dessert rises to the top while the pudding part forms on the bottom.
  • Serve the brownie cobbler warm with ice cream or a good drizzle of whipped topping.

Notes

**Be sure to check the blog post for tips and tricks, specific instructions, recommended tools, and FAQ’s for making this recipe.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownie, chocolate dessert, easy

Nutrition

Sodium: 441mg | Calcium: 124mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 119IU | Sugar: 25g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 197mg | Cholesterol: 10mg | Calories: 289kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fat: 13g | Protein: 4g | Carbohydrates: 41g | Iron: 2mg

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