15 Ways You Never Expected To Enjoy Cookie Dough

Cookie dough is for more than just baking cookies. Especially if you leave the eggs out of the batter, you can just skip the oven altogether and eat that cookie dough with a spoon (guilty).

But why would you stop there when you could take that sugary, floury goodness and turn it into something unexpectedly amazing?

Next time you’re craving some cookies, try making any of these 15 recipes instead because you won’t be disappointed.

1. Raw Cookie Dough

So, in case you do want to just spoon this up, you can use this eggless recipe to get your cookie fix.

Centercut Cook

2. Cookie Dough Blizzard

Combine those cookies and milk into one delicious milkshake. Get the recipe.

Love and Bellinis

3. Cookie Dough Protein Bar

Protein and chocolate combined? I’m definitely game. Get the recipe.

Amy's Healthy Baking

4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Chocolate chip cookie dough brownies take two of my favorites and combine them into one.

Recipe Girl

5. Cookie Dough Truffles

Take that cookie dough and cover it in chocolate. Sounds like a good idea to me. Get the recipe.

Recipe Girl

6. Cookie Dough Stuffed Oreos

Give your oreos an upgrade with a little added cookie dough. Get the recipe.

Love To Be In The Kitchen

7. Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

Sweet and salty, these cookie dough pretzel bites are the best of both worlds in terms of flavor.

Sally's Baking Addiction

8. Cookie Dough Dip

Enjoy your cookie dough with apple slices, pretzels, or whatever you choose when you make your dough dip-able. Get the recipe.

Love and a Prayer

9. Cookie Dough Fudge

Rich cookie dough fudge? I know what I’ll be bringing to holiday parties.

Bashful Bao

10. Cookie Dough Bark

Easy to bite, but way more inventive than a cookie. Get the recipe.

Recipes To Nourish

11. Cookie Dough Custard Donuts

Donuts filled with cookie dough sounds like my new favorite kind of donut. Get the recipe.

French Press

12. Cookie Dough Oatmeal

You’re used to having cookies warm, but not in oatmeal form. Get the recipe.

The Chic Life

13. Cookie Dough Popsicle

Why not freeze your milk and cookies together to form a popsicle? I can’t believe I never thought of that before. Get the recipe.

Recipe 4 Living

14. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie

Have your cookies by the slice next time, why don’t you? Get the recipe.

Wine and Glue

15. Cookie Dough Dessert Pizza

I didn’t think pizza could be any better, but cookie dough dessert pizza just upped the ante.

Crazy Little Projects

The possibilities for cookie dough are endless, so make yourself a batch of any of these desserts the next time you want some fresh cookies.

[h/t: Cosmopolitan]