How to Make Cookie Dough Frosting

Are you sick of boring vanilla frosting? Want to spice things up and make your frosting even sweeter? You might want to try whipping up a batch of cookie dough frosting. This fluffy, chocolaty frosting is a delight on cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and other desserts.

IngredientsEdit

Basic Cookie Dough Frosting [1]Edit

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons – ¼ cup milk (for desired consistency)
  • ¾ – 1 cup mini chocolate chips

Cream Cheese Cookie Dough Frosting [2]Edit

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 5 tablespoons salted butter, softened
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (optional for consistency)
  • 2 tablespoons milk, more if needed to reach desired consistency
  • ½ cup flour
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ⅔ cup mini chocolate chips

Gluten-Free Cookie Dough FrostingEdit

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup gluten-free flour blend
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Method One of Three:
Basic Cookie Dough Frosting
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  1. 1
    Cream the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Beat until light and fluffy for about 2-3 minutes in a large bowl.
  2. 2
    Add the vanilla, salt, and powdered sugar. Blend until the mixture begins to turn thick.
  3. 3
    Slowly pour in the flour and add the milk. Add as much as milk needed until the texture turns into frosting.
  4. 4
    Fold in the chocolate chips and blend until well-combined.
  5. 5
    Allow the cookie dough frosting to chill in the fridge until ready to use.
  6. 6
    Serve. Spread or pipe the cookie dough frosting on cakes, cupcakes, brownies, or other desserts. Enjoy!
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Method Two of Three:
Cream Cheese Cookie Dough Frosting
Edit

  1. 1
    Cream the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. Beat until light and fluffy for about 2-3 minutes in a large bowl.
  2. 2
    Add the brown sugar, vanilla, powdered sugar, and whipped topping mix if desired. Blend until well-combined and the frosting turns thick.
  3. 3
    Slowly pour in the flour and milk, adding enough to form a frosting consistency. Blend until well-combined.
  4. 4
    Fold in the chocolate chips and blend until well-combined.
  5. 5
    Allow the cookie dough frosting to chill in the fridge until ready to use.
  6. 6
    Serve. Spread or pipe the cookie dough frosting on cakes, cupcakes, brownies, or other desserts. Enjoy!
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Method Three of Three:
Gluten-Free Cookie Dough Frosting
Edit

  1. 1
    Cream the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer. Beat until light and fluffy for about 2-3 minutes in a large bowl.
  2. 2
    Slowly pour in the flour and add the vanilla. Blend well until properly combined.
  3. 3
    Fold in the chocolate chips and blend until well-combined.
  4. 4
    Allow the cookie dough frosting to chill in the fridge until ready to use.
  5. 5
    Serve. Spread or pipe the cookie dough frosting on cakes, cupcakes, brownies, or other desserts. Enjoy!
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  • This frosting can also go well with chocolate chip cookies.
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  • If the frosting is too thin, add more flour or powdered sugar to help form the frosting consistency.
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