Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting {VIDEO}

Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover.

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Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover. Print the full recipe at TidyMom.net #brownies #cookies #chocolate #cookiedough #chocolatechip

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Sandwich Brownie Cookies With Cookie Dough Frosting

If you hang out here much at all, you may know my family has a fondness for anything that involves cookie dough. For instance, 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!

Cookie Dough Brownie Cookies with Chocolate Chip Frosting

What is a Brownie Cookie Sandwich?

This Brownie Sandwich Cookie 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!

I know sandwich brownie cookies 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!

Is This Cookie Dough Really Safe To Eat?

Yes! The cookie dough frosting in this recipe is 100% safe to eat. There are no eggs in the recipe meaning there is no threat of salmonella. You could eat it right off the spoon and be perfectly okay, I actually highly recommend it.

If you have concerns about raw (uncooked) flour, you can cook the flour before making the cookie dough. Spread the flour onto a baking sheet in an even layer and place in a 350° F oven for 5-7 minutes (watch closely so it doesn’t burn). Allow to the flour cool completely before using it in the recipe.

Or you can substitute the flour by grinding rolled oats in a spice/coffee grinder or food processor to a fine powder and using it in place of the flour

I’m not sure how I ever lived in a world where eating cookie dough was frowned upon. Thank God for whatever angel created the first-ever edible cookie dough recipe!

Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover. Print the full recipe at TidyMom.net #brownies #cookies #chocolate #cookiedough #chocolatechip

How To Make Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting

If you’ve read some of my other posts, you know I’m not afraid to use a box mix. So, naturally, I pulled out my favorite Ghirardelli Brownie mix. It’s honestly the best brownie box mix I’ve ever tried!  If you prefer to be your own SuperBaker and make everything from scratch try Donna Hay’s recipe, I hear it’s pretty amazing too!

To make all of the brownie cookies the same size I used a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop to drop the batter on the cookie sheet. Uniformity makes everything a lot easier when you’re trying to assemble the sandwiches.

Another tip is to use an offset spatula to spread the cookie dough (makes it way easier than a knife). Also, don’t be afraid to leave the frosting a little uneven and messy. We liked that look way better than a smooth even finish.

Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover. Print the full recipe at TidyMom.net #brownies #cookies #chocolate #cookiedough #chocolatechip

More Brownie Recipes You’re Going to Love

There are few things I love more than a good brownie. So, it’s safe to say I have a long list of all my favorites. I figured I’d share some with you, in case you’re a brownie fanatic just like me.

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

Oatmeal Brownie Strawberry Shortcakes

Nutella Brownies

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie Cherry Cheesecake

Bourbon Pecan Pie Brownies

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Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover. Print the full recipe at TidyMom.net #brownies #cookies #chocolate #cookiedough #chocolatechip

An Amazingly Decadent Brownie Sandwich

I’m pretty sure these brownie sandwiches disappeared from the pan faster than I could say cookie dough frosting. 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 so I might just have to make up a new batch!

I can’t wait to hear how much you love them too! Drop your thoughts in the comments along with your favorite brownie recipe, I always love recommendations for new recipes to try!

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Sandwich Brownie Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting will be your new favorite treat! A chewy decadent brownie sandwich cookie filled with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting that gives the whole ensemble a five-star rating from any brownie lover. Print the full recipe at TidyMom.net #brownies #cookies #chocolate #cookiedough #chocolatechip

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Cookies

Yield: 12 sandwich cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

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

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting

  • 1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

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

Notes

  • I use a 1 1/2 tbs cookie scoop to get all my cookies the same size
  • If you are worried about eating raw flour, you can substitute the flour by grinding rolled oats in a spice/coffee grinder or food processor to a fine powder.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 312Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 179mgCarbohydrates: 62gFiber: 1gSugar: 48gProtein: 2g

Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin, and freshness of ingredients used.

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