Chocolate Chip Cookies are by far everyone’s favorite cookie and this cake is made with piles of them, to create the most amazing chocolate chip cookie cake.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
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This is for all the Chocolate Chip Cookie LOVERS!!!
Well, I think that just about covers everyone…
doesn’t it? Who doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies?
Well if you don’t I wouldn’t TELL ANYONE, we will all think you are CRAZY!!!
This fun cookie cake is easy and fun…..and DE-LICIOUS!
I just loved the look on my son’s face when he caught the first look at this…
he loves chocolate chip cookies and asked me to make some for him this week…
and well TODAY just happens to be his birthday,
Needless to say, he thinks it is just about the BEST BIRTHDAY CAKE…EVER!
To assemble the cake I started with 8 cookies in a circle and one in the center,
as I stacked and alternated with piping the icing in a ring on top of the circle of the cookie
and completely covering the center cookies it allowed me to press the cookies into each other
so they would stay in place and there would be icing falling in the spaces between the cookies.
After two rows I used 7 cookies.
You can certainly adjust this number of cookies depending on their sizes.
You don’t have to worry about the spaces that don’ t have icing, with this many cookie and icing,
everyone will get plenty of yummy goodness.
I baked all my cookies using a two-tablespoon scoop, they were about 3 inches each.
I think this icing worked out PERFECTLY, it was soft enough to drop between the cookies
but was firm enough to hold up all the weight of the cookies with no problem.
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- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1-2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a large bowl beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla extract until creamy.
- Add eggs, one at a time mix well after each addition.
- Gradually add flour, baking soda, and salt.
- Stir in chocolate chips.
- Drop by rounded tablespoon onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
- Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
- Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup shortening
- 5 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8 drops white food coloring
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- Beat butter and shortening, add sugar, vanilla, coloring, and cream, and mix until smooth and creamy.
- Place in a piping bag with a round tip. I used a 2A tip, it allowed just the right amount of frosting to come out without it piling up too high.
- Place the cake in the fridge overnight so the cookies soften with the frosting to make it easier to cut.
I really can’t think of any day where this cake wouldn’t be perfect for.
Here is what the cake looked like when I sliced it.
Next time I make one I would spread the icing evenly across the layers so there were no gaps and to keep the layers more even.
Now that is a slice of cake!
adapted from Martha Stewart
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Umm…. how do you serve this? Do you cut and serve on dessert plates or do you “pull it apart”? It looks great.
I will be cutting and serving it on plate and will update with a photo once it’s cut 🙂 The cookies will soften with the icing on them and should be easy to cut.
I just updated the post with photos of the inside of the Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake if you wanted to see it sliced.
I think this is a fabulous idea! I looked at the thumbnail in my reader and it looked strange, but when I saw the full size photo, it’s genius for a cookie lover! This would be an adorable groom’s cake using his favorite cookie or macarons in an ombre effect! Oh my!
What cool idea. Beautiful presentation Diane.
I love that you can just grab a cookie and go enjoy the party, without the plate and a fork.
Jane George says
Would love to see a pic of it sliced and served. Thanks, love the idea.
I just updated the post with the photos of the inside of the cookie cake 🙂
Kristi @ My San Francisco Kitchen says
WOW this is my kind of cake!!! 🙂
Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch says
This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!
Thanks Robyn 🙂
So cute, Diane!! Happy birthday to your son!
Can’t wait to see a picture of it sliced!
I just updated the post with photos of the inside of the cake 🙂
Thanks, it looks great! Did the cookies get soft like an icebox cake?
yes, and taking it out of the fridge 30 minutes before slicing made it easy to slice.
Diane, thanks for posting the followup pictures. Really neat idea!
Jen @ Jen's Favorite Cookies says
Yum, this is my kind of cake!
Jane George says
Thanks for the pictures of the cake sliced, looks like it works pretty well. Will be giving it a try.
this is one brilliant cake! i love it!
TELL THE TRUTH!!!! this is AMAZING Diane!
Laura @ Family Spice says
I was wondering if you sliced sliced this bad boy or just snagged a cookie and now I know! I adore chocolate chip cookies and I’d inhale this cake!
Brian @ A Thought For Food says
You really are evil! But I of course mean that in the best possible way. Now I want a cookie. Thanks for that!
Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies says
Wow, this is AMAZING! I am completely in awe of this cake. I hope your son had a great birthday, but with a cake like this, I’m sure he did! 😀
Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen says
You are not messing around, that is one amazing cake!!
Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles says
Drooooooool… I love all that oozy “mortar” holding this cake together. Fun!
Heather | Farmgirl Gourmet says
GIRRRRRRRRRL – I don’t know how you stay so skinny. If this cookie cake was sitting in my house, it would be GONE so fast! Yum!! Great post!
shelly (cookies and cups) says
SO this is completely brilliant!!
Dude. This is my dream cake.
Joanie @ ZagLeft says
What a great idea! It’s so different and very pretty too.
Sara Reid says
I am glad i stumbled upon this i was thinking of making a cookie in the shape of a cake for my boyfriends birthday. But i have a question i want to make snicker doodles because they are his favorite. Do I still make the frosting as is? or should i add something to it like cinnamon or vanilla? other than that the “cake” looks really good
yes, you could add cinnamon and more vanilla to the frosting. I’m sure it will be delicious with snickerdoodle cookies. Here is my recipe for snickerdoodles if you need one https://www.createdby-diane.com/2012/09/snickerdoodle-cookies.html And let me know how your cookie cakes comes out. You can post and tag me on Instagram if you’d like @createdbydiane or use #createdbydiane
Catering Den Haag says
This looks like the perfect cookie! Yum!
Amazing… this is just amazing, I LOVE chocolate chip cookies way more than cake and will be making this next week for a family celebration!!!
Wow, this cake is the ultimate. I am making it this week!
This looks amazing. Could I make this in a 9×12 pan? We could take this to a TailGate or beach party?
I’m sure you could bake it in a 9×12, you’ll have to tell me how it turns out!