Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake

A birthday cake worthy of a party on its own! Using cookie crumbs creates cookie dough-like nuggets within the cake once it's baked. Topped with fluffy chocolate buttercream frosting. 

45 min
1 hr 35 min



1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package white cake mix

1 1/4 cups water

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

3 cups coarsely crumbled chocolate chip cookies


6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted, cooled

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/8 teaspoon salt


Whole or crumbled chocolate chip cookies, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 (8-inch) round cake pans. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine cake mix, water, 1/3 cup melted butter, and eggs in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in 3 cups cookie crumbles.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide batter evenly between prepared pans. Bake 27-31 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    While cake is cooling, combine melted chocolate, 3/4 cup butter and 1 tablespoon vanilla in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add powdered sugar, salt, and enough whipping cream for desired spreading consistency, beating at low speed until well mixed. Beat on high 1 minute or until light and fluffy.

  5. STEP 5

    Place 1 cake layer onto serving plate, bottom-side up. Frost top of cake with 1 cup frosting. Place remaining cake layer over frosting, bottom-side down.  Frost top and sides of cake. Decorate with remaining cookies as desired.


32Fat (mg)
100Cholesterol (mg)
540Sodium (mg)
85Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)


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