Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting


Brownies and cookie dough were made to be together right? They are two of the greatest desserts of all time so why not pair them together, because together they create a rich, melt in your mouth, decadently delicious dessert. These are probably something you shouldn’t eat every day, but every now and then we all need a good splurge. And if we are going to splurge it had better be good right? Like something with cookie dough good. I’m constantly craving cookie dough and chocolate in any form, so these satisfied that craving perfectly. Two fudgy, soft, perfectly chocolatey brownie cookies sandwich the moist amazing, fluffy and sweet chocolate chip cookie dough frosting to create a tempting cookie that’s destined to please.  Enjoy!

Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting | Cooking Classy

Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting | Cooking Classy


Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting

Yield: About 18 Sandwiches

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 12 oz good quality semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Frosting!
  • 15 Tbsp salted butter , softened
  • 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar*
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 - 4 Tbsp half and half
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Add 1/2 cup butter and 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips to a medium saucepan and melt over medium heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to rest until cool, 10 - 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt for 30 seconds, set aside. In a seperate mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, whip together 1/2 cup light-brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy, about 1 minute. Using a rubber spatula, fold and stir in melted chocolate mixture. Working in 3 seperate batches, add 1/3 of the flour mixture and fold just until combined. Chill dough about 45 minutes (until it holds it's shape), preheating oven to 325 degrees during the last 10 minutes of chilling.
  3. Scoop dough out by the heaping tablespoonfuls, shape into balls with buttered hands and drop onto Silpat or parchment paper lined baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart. Bake in preheated oven 12 - 13 minutes, then remove from oven and allow to cool on baking sheet 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Once cool, sandwich with chocolate chip cookie dough frosting. Store in an airtight container.
  4. For the frosting:
  5. In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, whip together butter and light-brown sugar (and molasses if using) until pale and fluffy, about 3 - 4 minutes. Mix in flour, then add vanilla and 2 Tbsp half and half and blend until well combined. Add in powdered sugar and whip until smooth adding an additional 1 Tbsp of half and half to thin if desired. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. *or use light-brown and add 1 tsp molasses
  7. Recipe Source: cookies adapted lightly from Rachel Ray frosting - Cooking Classy


  • sally @ sallys baking addiction: Cookie dough just makes everything better. :) Jaclyn I’ll take that huge stack of cookie sandwiches, please! October 6, 2013 at 3:56pm Reply

  • Dina: this sounds yummy! October 6, 2013 at 7:52am Reply

  • ATasteOfMadness: Wow. I could eat these cookies all day. I love this! October 5, 2013 at 7:48pm Reply

  • MissNewEngland: No way! I would eat that whole stack of cookies — but my thighs feel like tree trunks just LOOKING at that photo! Beautiful! October 5, 2013 at 6:53pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Haha thanks :)! October 5, 2013 at 7:18pm Reply

  • Rachel @ Bakerita: These look insanely good – the cookies and that frosting! Yum. Anything having to do with cookie dough sounds amazing. October 5, 2013 at 5:23pm Reply

  • antonella Pellegrino: this is really good looking brownie sandwich cookies I’ll try to re do it …let’s see if i’m good too :) I’ll let you know… October 5, 2013 at 5:51am Reply

    • Jaclyn: I hope you love them Antonella! October 5, 2013 at 5:58am Reply

  • Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar: I am sooooo into this!! LOVE this idea! October 5, 2013 at 4:48am Reply

  • Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious: I need that stack of sandwich cookies! Cookies are so much better with frosting :) October 4, 2013 at 9:59pm Reply

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