Cookies vs Brownies

Brownies in a white box

It’s a debate as old as time - or at least, as old as brownies and chocolate chip cookies. 

Both of these delectable treats are quite similar and pretty much made from the same ingredients, and they both hit the same sweet spots. But which is the ‘better’ of the two?

We all have our own individual tastes and preferences, and when it comes to food, there is no such thing as ‘better’ or ‘worse.’ You simply enjoy one slightly more than the other. But there is something we have noticed with regard to these two snacks; our customers seem to be either cookie lovers or brownie lovers, with very little hopping between the two. 

Head to Head

We are a curious bunch here at The Cravory and figured it was time to put our thoughts down on paper (so to speak) and look at the main differences between the two. Is one really ‘better’ than the other? What are the main differences between the two, and more importantly, which delicious baked treat comes out victorious when thrown head to head?

There are strong arguments in both camps, actually. Let’s delve deeper into the battle between brownies and chocolate chip cookies and see if we can pick a winner for ourselves.

Team Brownie

Cookies and Brownies with Chocolate Bars

When it comes to brownies, there are endless ways to mix things up. From nuts to chocolate chips to dried fruit, brownies have wide flexibility and can adapt to any preference. They are the perfect dessert for any occasion, from a casual family gathering to a fancy dinner party. Brownies can also be used to make creative desserts such as brownie ice cream sandwiches or brownie trifles.

In addition to their versatility, brownies also have a rich and decadent flavor that is hard to beat. The combination of chocolate, butter, and sugar creates a dense and fudgy texture that is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Brownies also pair well with a variety of toppings, such as whipped cream, caramel sauce, or fresh berries.

Brownies have a uniquely appealing texture which is unlike most other forms of confectionery. Take a bite wearing a blindfold, and you will know instantly what it is. There isn't really much that hits the spot quite like a brownie, as they taste amazing and leave you reasonably full at the same time.

So, a compelling argument, you might agree. But what about cookies? Surely this ancient snack, adored by people all over the world, will be able to make a good case for itself? Let's take a look.

Team Cookie

When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, simplicity is key. Classic cookies are loved by millions for their soft, chewy texture and the perfect balance of sweetness and chocolate. They are a great snack for any time of day, from breakfast to dessert.

One of the biggest advantages of chocolate chip cookies is their versatility. They can be made with a variety of mix-ins, such as nuts, oatmeal, or peanut butter. They can also be used as a base for other desserts such as cookie dough ice cream or cookie cake.

In addition to their delicious taste, chocolate chip cookies also have a nostalgic factor that makes them a favorite for many. Childhood memories of baking cookies with mom or grandma often come flooding back with every bite.

As an occasional snack, you can't go wrong with a cookie, really, can you? They tick all of the right boxes, don't leave you too stuffed, and taste great at any time of day, for any occasion.

How Do They Shape Up?

So how do these treats stack up as far as nutrition is concerned?" Let’s take a look at the nutritional information for brownies and cookies. 

Average Serving Sizes

Brownies – 419 g.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – 100 g.


Brownies – 1,588 cal

Chocolate Chip Cookies – 489 cal


Brownies – 261.98 g.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – 64.06 g.


Brownies – 57.68 g.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – 24.73 g.


Brownies – 19.94 g.

Chocolate Chip Cookies – 5.50 g.

It’s important to keep in mind that a brownie serving is about four times larger than a cookie serving. While you can increase your cookie serving size, you might want to do some quick math first. Then again, maybe cookies can satisfy in a smaller serving.

Is it possible to pick a winner? Well, as already noted, we all have different tastes and preferences, so trying to pick a winner is a futile endeavor really. The fact of the matter is that they like what we like. 

Having said that, we have a solution to help you decide for yourself what your favorites might be:

Cookie Subscription Boxes

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Our monthly cookie box delivers a selection of our handmade, small-batch cookies made with high-quality ingredients like real butter and premium chocolate. With 12 cookies per box, our cookie monthly box is perfect for sharing with friends and family or indulging in a new flavor each day.

Our cookie subscription box is the best way to try our unique and limited-time flavors that are exclusively available to our subscribers. And if you're in the mood for classic flavors, we've got you covered with options like Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Red Velvet, and Birthday Cake.

Monthly cookie subscriptions have grown extremely popular here at The Cravory; with unique flavors as well as classic options, you're sure to find something you love.

While we take no pleasure in gloating, we are constantly told that The Cravory has the best cookies in San Diego, but through our monthly cookie subscription and cookie delivery boxes, customers all over the country can enjoy our special creations!

Indulge your sweet tooth with The Cravory's cookie subscription boxes, and become a member of this exclusive little cookie club today!

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