Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting | Create a fun twist on your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and make frosting! Now you can have TWO of your favorite desserts together. If you’re looking for a frosting recipe that isn’t too sweet then this Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting is the one for you. Perfect for cupcakes, cakes and cookies! Next time you need a simple good frosting recipe for birthday cupcakes. Click to this Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting!
This food safe version of chocolate chip cookie dough adds all the flavor of your favorite cookie without any worries. Did you know you can take your favorite cookie dough recipe and make frosting? You can! Scroll down to see how easy it is to transform your favorite cookie dough recipe into a creamy frosting. Click here for another great cookie dough frosting recipe—->>>>CLASSIC SUGAR COOKIE DOUGH FROSTING.
Only add enough milk to the recipe until it becomes a cookie dough consistency. Roll dough into balls small enough to fit into a cupcake. Hollow out a baked cupcake and insert a cookie dough ball. Presto! A filled cupcakes with an edible cookie dough center!
TIPS FOR A LIGHT AND FLUFFY FROSTING
- Good ingredients “real” butter not margarine
- Room temperature ingredients
- Be patient…you’ll need to whip the frosting at least 3 to 5 minutes (sometimes I do this step twice). This will allow air to incorporate into the butter and create the lightness you want.
- That’s it! It’s really not as hard as you might think
You can freeze frosting? Making homemade cupcakes and frosting just got a whole lot easier! To freeze your frosting: Spoon the frosting into a labeled zip top bag and freeze. When ready to use, place the bag on the counter to come to room temperature. Spoon into a large mixing bowl. Whip for 3 to 5 minutes. This is to incorporate air into the frosting for a light and fluffy texture. Okay, a little disclaimer on the whole freezing thing for this recipe. Cookie dough frosting is a little different then the typical frosting recipe. I froze this frosting and didn’t like how dense it was. So here is the deal. This frosting is amazing if freshly made…BUT….if you choose to freeze it I would recommend using it as a filler. Meaning roll the frosting into 1-inch balls, hollow out the cupcakes and insert the frosting into the cupcake. Add a layer of “regular” frosting to the top of the cupcakes. Presto! Filled cookie dough cupcakes! OH….and the culprit? FLOUR! I feel like the extra mixing kind of made the frosting gummy.
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, packed
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract or vanilla paste
- 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 1 (10 ounce) bag mini chocolate chips
Add the butter, brown sugar and powdered sugar to a large mixing bowl. Mix on medium high 3 minutes. This will help with the grainy texture of the brown sugar. Add the vanilla, flour and salt. Mix an additional 3 minutes on medium high. This will incorporate air to the frosting. Fold in the chocolate chips.
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