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Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting

 

A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a four star rating from any brownie lover.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Cookies at TidyMom.net

If you hang out here much at all, you may know my family has a fondness for anything that involves cookie dough.  Like the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough  Cupcakes we made for Heather’s birthday a few years ago, and the ever favorite, Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies.

So a few months back, when I ran across the Donna Hay Brownie Cookie recipe my first thought was I HAD to make those with cookie dough filling!

This recipe is the perfect marriage of the Cookie Dough Cupcakes and the Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie.  Cookie Dough frosting sandwiched between a soft chewy brownie shaped like a cookie!

Cookie Dough Brownie Cookies at TidyMom.net

You may also know, I’m not afraid to use a box mix.  So I used my favorite Ghirardelli Brownie mix, but if you’d like to try Donna Hay’s recipe, I hear it’s pretty amazing too!

I know these aren’t the prettiest cookies, but I can assure you,  they are heavenly and oh so rich in chocolatey goodness. A bit indulgent, which was probably a good thing, or I would have eaten a lot more than I did!

Choc Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Cookies at TidyMom.net

The problem with writing a food post AFTER the food is gone, it makes me regret that I don’t have any more in the house…..luckily these are very easy to make.  I could whip up some more and send to school with Allison, who, by the way, tells me several of her friends are now following her mom on Instagram and they want to know why she’s not bringing some of this food to share with them!  So Jack…..if you are reading………just say the word, I’ll send a batch to the band room! ;)

 

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Sandwich Cookies

Yield: 12 sandwich cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Sandwich Cookies

A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a four star rating from any brownie lover.

Ingredients

    Brownie Cookies
  • prepared brownie batter according to box or favorite brownie recipe (I used a Ghirardelli Brownie Mix )
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 2½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

    Brownie Cookies
  1. Heat Oven to 325°. Spoon tablespoonfuls of brownie batter, one at a time, onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until puffed and cracked. Allow to cool completely on pan.
  2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting
  3. Using electric mixer, beat butter and brown sugar with the paddle attachment on high speed until creamy and fluffy.
  4. Mix in the confectioners’ sugar until smooth.
  5. Beat in the flour and salt.
  6. Mix in the milk and vanilla extract until smooth and combined.
  7. Fold in Chocolate Chips.
  8. Assembly
  9. Spread half the cookies with the cookie dough frosting and sandwich with the remaining cookies.

Notes

I used a cookie scoop to get all my cookies the same size

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Comments

  1. 1

    These are so mouth watering!! Oh my goodness, what a fabulous cookie!

  2. 2

    OMG they look amazing!!!

  3. 3

    Get ready… I’m going to turn into a kid: GIVE ME! I WANT! MINE MINE MINE!

  4. 5

    These look AH-MAZING! We are also a cookie dough lovin’ household. Can’t wait to give this recipe a try! Pinning!

  5. 7

    holy moly! they look amazing! you know, i’ve never made choc chip cookie dough frosting before. i think i’m missing out!

  6. 9

    I have a birthday coming up….. and I’m declaring it NO CALORIE Day, which means anything I eat will automatically be calorie-free. ;) And umm, these? Look like they need to be added to the plans that day. The frosting is brilliant.

  7. 11

    Oh my gosh, Cheryl, these look AMAZING!! Definitely adding these to my “make ASAP” list. ;)

  8. 12

    Can you send some my way too? ;-)

  9. 13

    I can see by the photos that these are AMAZING!

  10. 14

    Oh wow, I love brownies and cookie dough!! These look perfect! :)

  11. 15

    oh yummy, I cannot wait to crack into that book, I keep looking at it on my shelf

  12. 16

    Seriously blown away by how amazing these look… an that flavor combination??? Pure gold!! Great job Cheryl!

  13. 17

    How did you know to use all my favorite desserts into one cookie?!?

  14. 18

    Mmmmmmmmm, just mmmmmmmm!

  15. 19

    okay, girl… you’ve gone over the top with these. And I’ll go right over the top with you!

  16. 20

    My sister would love these…especially for the cookie dough frosting. I pinned so I can make them for her birthday in February! Thanks for the great recipe!

  17. 21

    Super delicious!!

  18. 22

    Wow! Just wow! I’m drooling here and need to make these ASAP. :)

  19. 23

    They don’t look pretty but they sound delicious!!

  20. 24

    Cheryl- you are killing me with all these cookies!!! We just got those Nutella ones out of here- now these :)

  21. 25

    I am dying over how delicious these look – and so easy!!!

  22. 26

    What the what! These look crazy good!

  23. 27

    Wow these look ridiculously good! Brownies and cookie dough together sounds dangerous! Can’t wait to give these a try.

  24. 28

    O M G
    I must have these!

  25. 29

    dang! just dang man! i think i just found the cookie to bribe my teen daughter to clean her room.

  26. 30

    These look and sound INSANE!

  27. 31

    Bring on the fat pants!!! And I love how you edited these btw :)

  28. 32

    Not only are these photos gorgeous, but I want to stuff that in my mouth.

  29. 33

    What Shaina said. These images are decadent and the cookies look delicious!!

  30. 34

    I can’t tell you how tempting these look. Yum!!

  31. 35

    heaVEN!!!!

  32. 36

    These look wonderful. I pinned them. Can’t wait to try them. Thank you for sharing.

  33. 37

    Totally sinful! LOVE it.

  34. 38

    Yummy!!! It is 23 degrees here and this look fantastic to make on a cold day! What would happen if I make them with salted butter though? That is all I have in the house…. Hope you answer quickly!

  35. 40

    Thank you! Made them last night and they were fantastic. I love your website. :) I have told so many people about it! I cannot wait to share these yummies with my kids’ teachers as a surprise treat tomorrow to tell them thank you for being teachers! Love your website, love your spunk, thanks for always sharing!

  36. 42

    I made these this weekend! They were SOOO good-a huge hit at my little dinner party! Only “problem” if you can call it that is I had about twice as much frosting as I needed. Would love to figure out how to 1/2 the recipe. I guess I could make twice as many brownie cookies…

  37. 43

    Cheryl, these look AMAZING!! I’ve pinned them and can’t wait to make them!

  38. 44

    Um, can you just go ahead and mail these to my house?!? ;)

    Love when you bake, Cheryl!!!

  39. 45

    Cheryl, Your recipes are always amazing. Featured this today on Living Creative Thursday. Thanks for sharing your creative ideas!!

  40. 46

    Just made these. Family loves them. So rich, but oh so good. Thanks for sharing this recipe, definitely a new favorite!

  41. 47

    I think these look amazing and I have tried twice to make them, but when I make the brownie mix, it is too think and spreads too much!! Then I have paper thin cookies (if you can even call them that). Am I doing something wrong?

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