5 Cookie Dough Ice Cream Recipes You Will Love

Preparing a cookie dough ice cream is tricky and the FDA, who has banned all homemade preparations, declaring them unsafe to eat, emphasizes this fact. Luckily, they have approved the ones where commercial manufacturers use pasteurized eggs and treated flour.  

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To help you decide whether you need to join a culinary class, here are five cookie dough ice cream recipes to try out. If you love them, then it is a positive sign.

An Eggless Cookie Dough Ice Cream

If you follow the recipe correctly, then this will be the best homemade variety you will ever put together. The preferred flavor is vanilla, but you can use your favorite. 

Firstly, you will need the following ingredients:

  • Two full tablespoons of water.
  • An eighth of vanilla extract.
  • Softened butter in two tablespoons.
  • Use half a cup of all-purpose flour.
  • Two half-filled tablespoons of brown sugar.
  • White sugar in three tablespoons.

Use a medium-sized bowl, to mix the butter, the white sugar, and the brown sugar. When this mixture is smooth, add water and stirs with vanilla. Then add the flour and mix until it feels blended. After which you will shape into a log and freeze for two hours and an hour minimum.

Make small chunks before mixing with softened ice cream. Then freeze them until they feel firm or for at least 15 minutes. You can now enjoy your eggless cookie dough ice cream.

The Irresistible Chocolate Chip Dough Ice Cream Pie

The preparation of this tasty dessert involves making three things, the piecrust, the pie fillings, and the cookie dough itself.  

To start with the piecrust, use a food processor to crush the Oreos until they become fine crumbs. Melt butter, then add into the crumbs and mix well. Then press the mixture into a greased pie pan, which should be about 10 inches. Lastly, place in the freezer. 

For the cookie dough start by making a cream out of the white and brown sugar together with butter. Add vanilla and mix well. Then mix in the milk and flour. When the dough is thick enough, add chocolate chips and mix them. Then make balls of about half to three-quarters of an inch in diameter out of the dough before freezing them.

Mix white and brown sugar in cream cheese until they become smooth. As you mix throw in some cool whip and stir in a quarter cup of mini chocolate chips along with a three-quarter cup of the frozen balls you made earlier. Pour the mixture onto the piecrust and top with about a quarter cup of mini chocolate chips. After they have frozen completely you can serve.

The Delicious Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

For this, you will have to prepare the ice cream and then the cookie dough. Even though there are plenty of preparation methods available online, you will require four large egg yolks, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and a pinch of some fine salt and a cup of whole milk. In addition, you will need half a cup of light brown sugar and about a quarter cup of dark brown sugar.

To prepare the cookie dough, here is what is needed. 

  • A quarter cup of granulated sugar
  • A tablespoon of cream or you can use milk
  • About five ounces of all-purpose flour
  • Half a cup of chocolate chips
  • Half a tablespoon of fine sea salt
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Two tablespoons of dark brown sugar
  • Three-quarter cup of light brown sugar
  • A dozen tablespoons of unsalted butter at room temperature

The Trifle Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

You will get about four servings from this delightful ice cream dessert and making it is as easy as consuming it. For ingredients, you will require some whipped cream, crushed chocolate chip cookies about four or six of them, four brownies, and two pints of Ben & Jerry’s chocolate chip cookie dough. Make sure to cut the brownies so they fit into a serving bowl.

Place a scoop of ice cream in a trifle bowl or better yet a cocktail glass, then place a brownie on top of it. Place another scoop on the brownie and sprinkle a layer of the crushed chocolate cookie chips on top of that. Repeat the processes until the serving bowl is filled and then garnish with some whipped cream and the crushed cookies before enjoying the serving. 

The Ultimate Vegetarian Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

This will require the following ingredients

  • Four cups of oat flour
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Two cups of vegan chocolate chips
  • The third cup of powdered sugar
  • Half a cup of unsalted vegan butter, which is softened, 
  • A pint of divided non-dairy chocolate chip cookie dough
  • A third cup of light brown sugar. 
  • Adding vegan buttercream for frosting is an optional choice.

Place parchment paper in a square eight-inch baking dish then reserves the non-dairy chocolate chip cookie dough. In another bowl, mix brown sugar, powdered sugar, and butter by hand until they become fluffy. Add oat flour and a cup of chocolate chips. Spread the mixture evenly in the baking dish before freezing.

For the topping, melt a cup of chocolate chips along with the non-dairy for 30 seconds in the microwave. Spread the ganache over the freezing mixture and freeze for another two hours. When the mixture becomes firm, cut into about 16 bars, then place vegetarian buttercream frosting along with some sprinkles, now you can enjoy your homemade cookie dough ice cream.  


For a quick and easy to make dessert, a cookie dough ice cream is the preference for many food enthusiasts. Try the above recipes and happily scoop away!

If you wish to spice things up even more, add a dollop of your favourite nut butters to any of the 5 yummy recipes. You can’t go wrong with more nutty, creamy indulgence of chocolate and nuts in a dessert. Of course, peanut butter is the popular choice – however if you want that nuttier, slightly richer taste, go for almond butter everytime.

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