Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies

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Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies


By now I think most of you know about this new cookbook out called The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook.  It was available last week for purchase, so hopefully you already went out and got it.

This book is written and photographed by Lindsay from Love and Olive Oil.  I am not kidding you when I say I want to make Every.Single.Recipe.  I couldn’t make up my mind, everything is seriously amazing!  So when we went to Wisconsin last week I let my father-in-law pick a recipe.  If possible, he might like cookie dough more than anyone I have ever met.  Finally, after a lot of deliberation and discussion he chose Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies.  They are exactly what they sound like.  Two chocolate chip cookies with cookie dough in the middle!

choco chip cookie dough sandwich cookies on a plate

I must admit, I had high expectation for these cookies.  I mean think about it.  Chocolate Chip Cookies.  Cookie Dough.  How could these not be incredible?  Well, they lived up to my expectations!  The cookie is soft and chewy, and the cookie dough is…well, cookie dough!  My dad who does not like raw cookie dough (I know, there is something wrong with him) ate these.  Trust me, that says a lot.

choco chip cookie dough sandwich cookies on a plate

All of the recipes in here have a beautiful, droolworthy picture to go along with it.  There is everything from waffles to granola bars, to cupcakes in this book.  Next up, we are trying the S’mores.  That was my 7 year old requested.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies

By Erin
Chocolate chip cookie dough sandwiched between 2 chewy chocolate chip cookies
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 24



  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crisco
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 bag chocolate chips

Cookie Dough Filling: (you may want to double if you want thick cookies)

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream butter, brown sugar and sugar together until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add in the eggs and vanilla, mix well. Add flour, baking soda, and salt, mix until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop tablespoon sized balls of dough onto a lined baking sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes. Allow to cook on the baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • While cooling you can make the filling. Beat the butter and brown sugar together over medium speed until fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Add flour, powdered sugar, and salt. Mix on low until fully incorporated. Slowly add the heavy cream and vanilla. Beat for about 2 minutes, until fluffy. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Once the cookies are completely cool sandwich 1 rounded tablespoon of filling between 2 cookies. Gently press together until the filling spreads to the edges. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Let them set at room temperature for a few minutes before serving.


Adapted from The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook


Serving: 24Servings | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 245mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Erin
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 226
Keyword: sandwich cookie
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**Quirk Publishing sent me a copy of this book to review.  The opinions are 100% my own.


About Erin S

Welcome to Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts where my love of food meets my busy life. My name is Erin and I’m a casual home cook who loves to feed people. On this blog, you’ll find hundreds of quick and easy recipes made mostly from scratch. My days are spent in the kitchen, creating new recipes to share with family and friends.

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  1. I heard some good things about the Cookie Lover’s cookbook and seeing these cookies puts the book even higher on my need to buy it list.
    They look amazing Erin!