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  • Egg free
  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • Vegetarian

Kids (and kids at heart!) will love treating themselves to this easy homemade edible cookie dough recipe.

  • Serves4, Makes 2 cups
  • Prep time10 minutes
Cookie dough

Ingredients

  • 125g butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup (150g) brown sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 100g milk chocolate, finely chopped

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 1374kJ/329 Cals (16%), Protein: 3g (6%), Fat: 19g (27%), Sat Fat: 12g (50%), Carb: 38g (12%), Sugar: 23g (26%), Dietary Fibre: 1g (3%), Sodium: 16mg (1%).

Check ingredient labels to make sure they meet your specific dietary requirements and always consult a health professional before changing your diet. View dietary information here.

Percentage Daily Intake information on our recipes is calculated using the nutrition reference values for an average Australian adult.

Method

  1. Step 1

    Use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Add the milk and vanilla and beat until well combined. Add the flour, in batches, beating well between each batch until combined. Add the chocolate and stir to combine.

Recipe tip

COOK. STORE. SAVE.
Use it up:
Save any leftover milk and use it in your next cake recipe or to make a bechamel sauce.

Edible cookie dough recipe

When those afternoon or late-night sweet cravings hit, this easy edible cookie dough recipe is the perfect treat for kids and adults alike. Made famous in the US, this dessert comes together in just 10 minutes, and there’s no actual cooking involved. Eat the cookie dough straight from the bowl with a spoon, as a ‘dip’ with pretzels and strawberries, or even scooped into an ice-cream cone for an added wafer crunch!

Edible cookie dough: Is it safe to eat?

As this recipe contains no eggs, there is no risk of contracting the salmonella food poisoning associated with eating raw eggs. If you like, you could heat-treat the flour in the oven prior to use as well.

How to make edible cookie dough

Made with just six ingredients you may already have in the fridge and pantry, this egg-free edible cookie dough recipe is super simple to bring together. You can even get the kids involved with the mixing and, of course, the eating! To make cookie dough at home, you’ll need an electric mixer to help evenly combine all the ingredients. Start with butter and sugar until pale and creamy, followed by milk and vanilla. Finally, add the flour in batches. Once the dough has come together, we like to add finely chopped pieces of chocolate. Feel free to use dark, white or milk chocolate.

Love this recipe? 

Looking for more easy dessert ideas just like this? Try your hand at this quick choc mousse, impressive yet simple frozen mango layer cake or even this triple-choc semifreddo recipe. 

FAQs

Edible cookie dough

Edible cookie dough
  • Serves4, Makes 2 cups
  • Prep time10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup (150g) brown sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour
  • 100g milk chocolate, finely chopped
    Description

    Kids (and kids at heart!) will love treating themselves to this easy homemade edible cookie dough recipe.

    Method
    1. Step 1

      Use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Add the milk and vanilla and beat until well combined. Add the flour, in batches, beating well between each batch until combined. Add the chocolate and stir to combine.