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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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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

49 Responses to “Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting”

  1. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar posted on January 22, 2013 at 6:35 pm (#
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    These are so mouth watering!! Oh my goodness, what a fabulous cookie!

  2. Aimee @ ShugarySweets posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:09 pm (#
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    OMG they look amazing!!!

  3. Brian @ A Thought For Food posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:39 pm (#
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    Get ready… I’m going to turn into a kid: GIVE ME! I WANT! MINE MINE MINE!

    • TidyMom replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 8:26 pm

      HAHAHA!!!!

  4. Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:50 pm (#
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    These look AH-MAZING! We are also a cookie dough lovin’ household. Can’t wait to give this recipe a try! Pinning!

    • TidyMom replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 8:25 pm

      Thanks Jill! Enjoy

  5. nest of posies posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:59 pm (#
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    holy moly! they look amazing! you know, i’ve never made choc chip cookie dough frosting before. i think i’m missing out!

    • TidyMom replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 8:24 pm

      oh girl…….you don’t know what you are missing!

  6. Kim | At Home With Kim posted on January 22, 2013 at 8:20 pm (#
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    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.

    • TidyMom replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 8:24 pm

      Oh FABULOUS idea!! I may need to steal that in March! ;)

  7. Michele @ The Scrap Shoppe posted on January 22, 2013 at 8:33 pm (#
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    Oh my gosh, Cheryl, these look AMAZING!! Definitely adding these to my “make ASAP” list. ;)

  8. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen posted on January 22, 2013 at 11:44 pm (#
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    Can you send some my way too? ;-)

  9. Sue posted on January 23, 2013 at 2:22 am (#
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    I can see by the photos that these are AMAZING!

  10. Annie @ Annie's Noms posted on January 23, 2013 at 2:31 am (#
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    Oh wow, I love brownies and cookie dough!! These look perfect! :)

  11. sue @ cakeballs, cookies and more posted on January 23, 2013 at 7:43 am (#
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    oh yummy, I cannot wait to crack into that book, I keep looking at it on my shelf

  12. Amanda posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:21 am (#
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    Seriously blown away by how amazing these look… an that flavor combination??? Pure gold!! Great job Cheryl!

  13. Caroline @ chocolate & carrots posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:37 am (#
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    How did you know to use all my favorite desserts into one cookie?!?

  14. Sommer@ASpicyPerspective posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:49 am (#
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    Mmmmmmmmm, just mmmmmmmm!

  15. Lori @ RecipeGirl posted on January 23, 2013 at 9:47 am (#
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    okay, girl… you’ve gone over the top with these. And I’ll go right over the top with you!

  16. Megan @ The Pink Flour posted on January 23, 2013 at 10:08 am (#
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    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. Crystal posted on January 23, 2013 at 10:41 am (#
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    Super delicious!!

  18. Amber {Sprinkled With Flour} posted on January 23, 2013 at 11:06 am (#
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    Wow! Just wow! I’m drooling here and need to make these ASAP. :)

  19. Eftychia posted on January 23, 2013 at 11:10 am (#
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    They don’t look pretty but they sound delicious!!

  20. Gina posted on January 23, 2013 at 11:28 am (#
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    Cheryl- you are killing me with all these cookies!!! We just got those Nutella ones out of here- now these :)

  21. Kristen posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:16 pm (#
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    I am dying over how delicious these look – and so easy!!!

  22. Chelsea posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:31 pm (#
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    What the what! These look crazy good!

  23. Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:33 pm (#
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    Wow these look ridiculously good! Brownies and cookie dough together sounds dangerous! Can’t wait to give these a try.

  24. Colette @ JFF! posted on January 23, 2013 at 12:47 pm (#
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    O M G
    I must have these!

  25. Lisa @hoopla palooza posted on January 23, 2013 at 9:49 pm (#
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    dang! just dang man! i think i just found the cookie to bribe my teen daughter to clean her room.

  26. Amanda posted on January 24, 2013 at 8:07 am (#
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    These look and sound INSANE!

  27. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen posted on January 24, 2013 at 10:25 am (#
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    Bring on the fat pants!!! And I love how you edited these btw :)

  28. Shaina posted on January 24, 2013 at 11:52 am (#
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    Not only are these photos gorgeous, but I want to stuff that in my mouth.

  29. Aimee @ Simple Bites posted on January 25, 2013 at 8:54 am (#
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    What Shaina said. These images are decadent and the cookies look delicious!!

  30. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles posted on January 25, 2013 at 9:23 am (#
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    I can’t tell you how tempting these look. Yum!!

  31. Carla @ Carlas Confections posted on January 25, 2013 at 12:16 pm (#
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    heaVEN!!!!

  32. Jo-Ann posted on January 25, 2013 at 7:23 pm (#
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    These look wonderful. I pinned them. Can’t wait to try them. Thank you for sharing.

  33. Amy @ Living Locurto posted on January 26, 2013 at 10:26 am (#
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    Totally sinful! LOVE it.

  34. Cindy G posted on January 26, 2013 at 3:07 pm (#
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    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!

    • TidyMom replied on January 26th, 2013 at 5:22 pm

      It should be fine! I always use which ever I have on hand.

  35. Cindy G posted on January 27, 2013 at 7:37 am (#
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    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!

    • TidyMom replied on January 27th, 2013 at 9:28 am

      Awe thanks so much for the sweet comment and all the love!!
      Have a great rest of the weekend!

  36. Mattie posted on January 28, 2013 at 8:17 am (#
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    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. Julie W. posted on January 28, 2013 at 9:43 pm (#
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    Cheryl, these look AMAZING!! I’ve pinned them and can’t wait to make them!

  38. bridget {bake at 350} posted on January 29, 2013 at 2:08 pm (#
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    Um, can you just go ahead and mail these to my house?!? ;)

    Love when you bake, Cheryl!!!

  39. Amy @ Living Locurto posted on January 31, 2013 at 8:50 am (#
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    Cheryl, Your recipes are always amazing. Featured this today on Living Creative Thursday. Thanks for sharing your creative ideas!!

  40. Kelsey posted on February 8, 2013 at 7:23 pm (#
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    Just made these. Family loves them. So rich, but oh so good. Thanks for sharing this recipe, definitely a new favorite!

  41. Liz posted on May 14, 2013 at 6:14 pm (#
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    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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