This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe tastes just like unbaked chocolate chip cookie dough and pairs perfectly with our chocolate chip cupcakes to make an amazing cupcake and frosting combination!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting might be one of the best cupcake frostings ever. It’s a well-known fact that any good dessert needs frosting. I’m not talking about the sugary, store-bought stuff either! You know, it has to be made from scratch and have all of your favorite ingredients. Well, look no further because I’ve got you covered with this recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting. It takes traditional cupcakes to a whole new level.
This is by far one of my favorite cupcake frosting recipes! The Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe is AMAZING! You can totally eat it by itself! However, I try not to because it tastes amazing on top of cupcakes!
While we use many types of frosting recipes for your cupcakes, like vanilla buttercream frosting, Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Chocolate Frosting, Cream Cheese Frosting or Bakery Style Mocha Buttercream Frosting, depending on the cupcakes, I think everyone’s favorite might be this chocolate chip cookie dough frosting.
Is This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Safe to Eat
While cookie dough is something that is not normally considered safe to eat, this recipe for cookie dough frosting is completely safe. There is no egg in the frosting. Some people are also concerned about eating raw flour as well. If that is something that you are concerned with, you can easily toast the flour before adding it to the frosting.
To ensure your flour is safe to eat, microwave it for 2 minutes on a microwave safe plate or shallow bowl, stirring after 1 minute. Let the cooked flour cool off before adding it to the mixer bowl.
Tips for Making This Recipe
Make sure the butter is soft- You want to make sure the butter is softened before you use it in this recipe, but not melted. If it is not softened, it can leave clumps of butter that are not appealing. If the butter is melted, you will not get the right consistency for the frosting.
Can I Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Ahead of Time?– You can make this frosting the day before you are ready to use it if you need to. You will need to store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it. If the frosting is too stiff when it first, let it warm up slightly.
How to Store Frosting– You want to store this frosting in the refrigerator for the best results, however, it can be stored for a day or two at room temperature, similarly to buttercream frosting.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe Ingredients
If you are making this for cupcakes that have more then 12 in the recipe you will need to double the recipe. This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe makes enough frosting for 12 cupcakes.
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting Directions
Combine the butter, sugar and brown sugar together in the bowl of your mixer. Cream them together on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
Add in the milk and vanilla until combined.
Turn the speed down to low and carefully add in the flour just until it’s combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
With a 1/4 cup scoop, scoop the dough into the top of each cupcake.
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Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting Recipe
- Combine the butter, sugar and brown sugar together in the bowl of your mixer. Cream them together on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
- Add in the milk and vanilla until combined.
- Turn the speed down to low and carefully add in the flour mixture just until it’s combined.
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- With a 1/4 cup scoop, scoop the dough into the top of each cupcake.