Do you love cookie dough and just wish you could eat it raw all the time? Well don't fret -- it's actually quite possible to devour safe, edible raw cookie dough on the regular, and even better, there is a TON of stuff you can do with it to allow it to live its best sweet, gooey life.
Because as much as we love a nice batch of chocolate chip cookies, everyone knows the dough is where it's at.
1. Edible Cookie Dough 4 Ways
Yes, that's right! When you make cookie dough without eggs, it is safe to eat raw, and you can guzzle it by the spoonful if you so please. Pro-tip: Feel free to use any of the three non-chocolate chip dough recipes in place of the regular stuff in the recipes below, if you are so inclined.
2. Cookie Dough Eggrolls
Mix up some eggless cookie dough, roll it up in a wonton wrapper, and toss it in some hot oil for a satisfying fried treat that's gooey on the inside and crispy on the outside and totally melts in your mouth.
3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches
We love cookie ice cream sandwiches, but we have something EVEN BETTER, because everyone knows that baking the dough is just a formality anyway.
4. Cookie Dough Pops
Cake pop lovers: These chocolate-dipped treats are a more glamorous way to eat cookie dough by the scoopful. Exactly the excuse you've been looking for!
5. Cookies 'n Creme Dessert Pizza
That's right: two different kinds of cookie, all wrapped up in one giant cookie, topped with creamy spread and MORE COOKIES.
6. Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pretzel Snickers Bars
Nothing to see here, just all of your favorite treats combined into one sweet/salty superstar candy bar ...
7. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Baklava
We love baklava, and we love cookie dough. Mix them together and you get buttery, flaky, gooey heaven that is so good you might be tempted to eat the whole pan.
8. Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
This sweet, salty and rich ice cream is pure perfection! Say what you will about vegan ice cream, but if you've never tasted how thick, creamy and luxurious it gets when you add in a bit of peanut butter, you are in for a serious treat.
9. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes
No, your eyes do not deceive you! That is indeed egg-free chocolate chip cookie dough frosting sitting atop cookie cupcakes, because when it comes to cookie dough, you just can't have too much of a good thing.
10. Belgian Cookie Dough Waffles with Chocolate Whipped Cream
If you're the type to crave cookie dough for breakfast, this crispy treat is for you! You'll never be able to go back to regular waffles after this.
11. White Chocolate Cookie Dough Fudge
This one is second only to eating cookie dough straight out of the bowl -- and it's basically a more socially acceptable way to do that.