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.
2. Cookie Dough Blizzard
Combine those cookies and milk into one delicious milkshake. Get the recipe.
3. Cookie Dough Protein Bar
Protein and chocolate combined? I’m definitely game. Get the recipe.
4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies
Chocolate chip cookie dough brownies take two of my favorites and combine them into one.
5. Cookie Dough Truffles
Take that cookie dough and cover it in chocolate. Sounds like a good idea to me. Get the recipe.
6. Cookie Dough Stuffed Oreos
Give your oreos an upgrade with a little added cookie dough. Get the recipe.
7. Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites
Sweet and salty, these cookie dough pretzel bites are the best of both worlds in terms of flavor.
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.
9. Cookie Dough Fudge
Rich cookie dough fudge? I know what I’ll be bringing to holiday parties.
10. Cookie Dough Bark
Easy to bite, but way more inventive than a cookie. Get the recipe.
11. Cookie Dough Custard Donuts
Donuts filled with cookie dough sounds like my new favorite kind of donut. Get the recipe.
12. Cookie Dough Oatmeal
You’re used to having cookies warm, but not in oatmeal form. Get the recipe.
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.
14. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pie
Have your cookies by the slice next time, why don’t you? Get the recipe.
15. Cookie Dough Dessert Pizza
I didn’t think pizza could be any better, but cookie dough dessert pizza just upped the ante.
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.