8 Rich Cookie Dough Dip Recipes You Need to Try Now

Everyone’s favorite part of making cookies is eating the cookie dough, so why not abandon all pretense and stick with the stuff we really love? Of course, traditional cookie dough contains uncooked eggs, which can cause illness through the salmonella bacterium.

Fortunately, the finest culinary innovators of our day have found a way to maintain the deliciousness of cookie dough in dip form — without sacrificing any of that rich, doughy flavor. You can experiment with all kinds of batter-like dips to find the one that best suits your tastes — although, we’re pretty sure you won’t find any of them disappointing. Most are butter-, sugar-, and cream cheese-based with a few extra ingredients depending on the style. They may not be the optimal choice for a strict diet plan, but they’re an indulgence that you won’t soon forget. They’re quick and easy, too!

Try any of these eight recipes to get a taste of those sweet cookie dough flavors — without risking exposure to harmful bacteria.

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1. Classic Chocolate Chip Dip

You can’t rightfully have any kind of cookie, cookie dough, or cookie dough dip list without including the quintessential Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe — in fact, the Examiner estimates that Americans eat 7 billion of these treats every year.

The below dip tastes exactly like homemade chocolate chip cookie dough, which is already enough of a selling point for us. This recipe from Taste of Home takes 15 minutes to complete and yields around sixteen servings. Try serving it with pretzels or graham crackers, or just forgo the manners and dig in with a spoon.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Graham cracker sticks

Directions: In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Add the sugars and vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.

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2. White Chocolate Toffee Doodle Cookie Dough Dip

White chocolate and toffee are a match made in heaven. Throw them in some cookie dough, and you’ll think you died and went there. This cream cheese- and butter-based dip is loaded with morsels of your favorite sweets. Add a hint of cinnamon to achieve a taste to your liking. Try serving this white chocolate toffee dip along with graham crackers or pretzels (or just eat it plain — nothing wrong with that). This recipe from Something Swanky takes just 10 minutes to complete and yields around twelve servings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 heaping cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup toffee bits
  • 2-3 teaspoons cinnamon (varies by taste)

Directions: Cream together the cream cheese and the butter. Add the flour and the brown sugar.

Add the powdered sugar a cup at a time. Add more if you want it thicker. Add the vanilla, white chocolate chips, toffee bits, and cinnamon. Enjoy!

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3. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip

This recipe kicks off with a stick of butter, so don’t risk making it during a diet — you’ll end up with an empty bowl in no time. What it lacks in nutritional benefits, it makes up for in mouthwatering deliciousness. Chocolate chips and Reese’s cap off this already-rich offering from Shugary Sweets, which serves nicely on animal crackers, pretzels, graham crackers, or pretty much anything you’ve got. Recipe takes about 15 minutes to complete and serves ten to twelve guests.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup semi sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 8 ounce package Reese’s peanut butter cup Minis (or about 1 ½ cup chopped Reese’s Cups)

Directions: In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in the sugar and heat until sugar dissolves (about one minute). Remove from heat immediately add vanilla and allow to cool to room temperature.

In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with powdered sugar and peanut butter until creamy (about 3-4 minutes). On low, add in the cooled brown sugar mixture. Mix until combined. Fold in mini chocolate chips and mini Reese’s cups. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

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4. Cookies and Cream Dip

This recipe comes from Cookie Monster Cooking, which we’re inclined to believe is a reputable source when it comes to cookie-related greatness. It combines our favorite star players: cream cheese, butter, and sugar — with divine Oreo cookies. This recipe takes 20 minutes to complete and yields 1 to 1 ½ cups of dip. Try making this for your next party and just see how long it lasts!

Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup (5 ⅓ tablespoons) unsalted butter
  • ⅓ cup lightly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 ¼ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 5 Oreo sandwich cookies, chopped
  • 1 ounce white chocolate, finely chopped
  • graham crackers or pretzels, for serving

Directions: Place the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. When melted, add in the brown sugar. Whisk until the sugar dissolves and the mixture just starts to bubble. Remove from the heat and whisk in the vanilla extract. Set aside to cool slightly.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar. Cream on medium high speed for about 1 minute. With the mixer on low speed, slowly pour in the brown sugar butter mixture. Increase the speed to medium and beat until well combined, about 1 minute.

Set aside a small amount of the chopped Oreos for garnish. Fold the remaining chopped Oreos and the white chocolate into the dip. Spoon into a serving bowl. Garnish with the reserved chopped Oreos.

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5. Monster M&M Cookie Dough Dip

This cookie dough dip behemoth has a little bit of everything: chocolate, peanut butter, oats, and M&Ms, among other elements. We like that philosophy: When you can’t decide what kind of cookie dip to make, make every kind there is in one go. This recipe from Skip To My Lou takes 10 minutes to complete and serves about twelve. Try serving with pretzels or graham cracker sticks for best results.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup miniature plain M&Ms
  • 1 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions: Mix cream cheese, butter, vanilla and peanut butter until smooth. Stir in brown sugar and powdered sugar, mixing well. Next fold in oats, m&ms and chocolate chips.

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6. Skinny Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Dip

You can’t beat the delicious cinnamon taste of a Snickerdoodle — but this dip has a change of pace for those diet-savvy diners out there. Instead of using a solely cream cheese-butter base, this recipe relies on healthy chickpeas to lend it a batter-like consistency. You may think that chickpeas have no place in a dessert dish, but they’re impossible to taste mixed in with all this sweet goodness, and the resulting dip will hit your waistline a little more lightly than its counterparts. This recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction takes 10 minutes to complete and yields around four servings.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup almond milk (or fat free half-and-half or skim milk)
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese (or fat free)
  • 1 ½ cups chickpeas (1 can), drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon (plus more for garnish)

Directions: Drain and rinse your beans very well. Pat dry.

Add all ingredients to the food processor, starting with the milk at the bottom. Blend until very smooth, scraping the sides of the blender down every so often. You will need to stir it every 30 seconds or so.

Garnish with a touch of cinnamon and enjoy.

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7. Nutella Chocolate Chip Dip

According to the Telegraph, you could circle the globe 1.4 times with the amount of Nutella produced in 2013, and they’re still barely keeping up with global demand. So much has been said about this spread’s greatness that it’s hard to rave about it without restating the obvious. Still, it’s always fun finding a new way to enjoy the delicious chocolate-hazelnut medley, and this cookie dough dip from Bell’Alimento does just that. Try serving it along with fresh berries at your next party, or just indulge yourself at home. This recipe takes 10 minutes to prepare, plus 2 hours of chill time, and serves around twelve.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons Nutella
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Fresh Strawberries

Directions: Into your stand mixer beat cheese, butter and vanilla until creamy. Add Nutella and mix to combine. Add sugars and mix well to combine.

Using a spatula, fold in chocolate chips. Transfer to serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate approximately 2 hours or until it sets up.

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8. Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough Dip

There will always be the smaller — yet still vocal — segment of the population who prefers raisins to chocolate chips. Even if you are a chocolate chip lover, raisins have been known to make a good snack every now and then, and this one is as decadent as any other dip we’ve seen, even without chocolate. Try serving it with pretzels, wafers, fruit, or graham crackers. This recipe from Steph’s Bite By Bite takes 20 minutes to complete and yields 1 ½ cups of dip.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 (8-ounce) block of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cups raisins

Directions: Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add in the brown sugar and oatmeal, whisking until sugar dissolves and mixture just starts to bubble. Set aside to cool, and whisk in vanilla.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together cream cheese and powdered sugar. Scrape down the sides. Turn the mixer to low and slowly stream in oatmeal mixture, mixing until combined. Add in the raisins and mix for a few seconds, just to distribute the raisins in the dip.

Scoop dip in to a small bowl. Sprinkle top with a little bit of raw oatmeal and a few raisins.

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