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  • Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cone

    filed under: Cookies on July 14, 2015

    These homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cones are a seriously fun way to kick summer up a notch!

    Homemade Ice Cream Cones!

    Homemade Ice Cream Cones

    Let me just say this straight out, I did not invent this! I saw this on Dude Foods and was completely intrigued. But while they do give a brief description of how to do it, there were a lot of details missing.

    So I just winged it.


    A few times. It was definitely a trial and error process… I tried. I errored. But that fabulous part about trial-ing and error-ing with chocolate chip cookie is that it’s a really delicious screw-up!

    And then, when you finally get it right, the heavens seem to shine down and the angels sing.

    That happens to everyone, right?

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cone

    Tips & Tricks:

    While I did find a delicious recipe that is just about the right size to make 2 cones, you can certainly use store-bought cookie dough or your own favorite recipe. However, I do recommend either finely chopped chocolate or the mini chips. The flatter that you can roll the cookie dough, the better. I think rolling it to 1/2-inch thickness was just about perfect.

    You want the cookie to be done, not ooey gooey in the center. If the cookie is too gooey it will not roll and will fall apart.

    Working quickly out of the oven is key.

    Removing the Cone: If you allow the Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone to cool on the kitchen counter (say that three times fast) you can remove the sugar cone once the Cookie Cone is firm. If you cool the cone in the freezer it is harder to remove (it ends up sticking to the cookie) and you may need to leave it in the Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone. (We tried it both ways and my kids liked it better when the cone was still inside.)

    Drip-Proof Cone: If you remove the sugar cone and still want your Cookie Cone to be drip-proof, you can dip the bottom of the cone in melted chocolate and allow to cool. Or you can fill the inside with melted chocolate then set upside down to drain out and cool.

    You can successfully double the cookie recipe if you want to make 4 chocolate chip cookie cones, but I would still make it 2-at-a-time. These can be prepared in advance, just store in an air-tight container until ready to use. They will be good for up to a week.

    Homemade Ice Cream Cone using Chocolate Chip Cookies!

    I have chocolate ice cream pictured, but I think this would be amazing with vanilla or cookie dough ice cream! Or strawberry. Or Phish Food. Ok, so there is basically no ice cream that wouldn’t taste amazing in this homemade cookie cone!

    Homemade Ice Cream Cone
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    13 mins
    Total Time
    23 mins
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: chocolate chip cookie cone, homemade ice cream cone
    Servings: 2
    Author: Amanda
    • 1/2 cup (57g) butter softened
    • 1/3 cup (67g) granulated sugar
    • 1/3 cup (73g) packed brown sugar
    • 1 tsp. McCormick® vanilla extract
    • 1 egg
    • 1 cup (128g) all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
    • 1 cup (175g) mini semisweet chocolate chips
    • sugar cone to mold cookie cone
    1. In the bowl of a stand mixer beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
    2. Add egg and beat well.
    3. Gradually add flour, salt, and baking soda, mixing until just blended.
    4. Remove bowl from mixer and stir in chocolate chips by hand.
    5. Spread on a prepared 14-inch round pizza pan.
    6. Bake at 350°F (325 in a convection oven) for 9-13 minutes, or until center no longer appears wet and edges are just slightly browned.

    7. Immediately from the oven place two piece of parchment paper over cookie with the papers touching in the center. Using another cool cookie sheet, carefully flip giant cookie over.
    8. Using a pizza cutter, cut down the center of the cookie right where the parchment paper meets.
    9. Place a sugar cone along edge of cookie and start to roll it up using the parchment paper to help lift hot cookie. Roll until cone is completely covered and stop. Cut off the excess cookie.
    10. Repeat with other side.
    11. Cool chocolate chip cookie cone for at least 1 hour at room temperature or 15 minutes in the freezer.

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    I’m straight up obsessed with this! This looks incredibly delicious and amazing!

    OMG, I think I died and went to heaven!!!!
    Can’t wait to try this. Thanks!

    OMGoodness this is not fair…I seriously could eat this for a meal (several actually!)!


    No ice cream scoop will be the same after this!

    Oh your cone looks amazing! I’ve seen the dudes video as well. Your tutorial is perfect! I must try this one day!

    And now I will be daydreaming about this all day!

    This is such a great idea! I need to make my own cookie cones asap! Thanks for teaching us how!

    This is a dream come true! Can’t wait to bake it! Thanks for the great video tutorial.

    OMG Amanda! What incredible decadence! Looks perfect!!!

    These are awesome – what a fun idea!! And – probably the most delicious screw-ups ever!!!

    WOW! This is FANTASTIC!

    You are pretty much my most favoritest person ever, even if you didn’t technically invent them!

    Now that’s the most amazing way to eat a scoop of ice cream that I’ve ever seen. It’s so much fun! I love it.

    These are so neat!! I think I’d eat them all myself. 😉

    Omg, this is the coolest thing! What a fabulous idea, and your video is so helpful!!

    I’m normally pretty meh about ice cream cones…but this is not your average ice cream cone. This is like a PARTY in a cone!

    Oh my goodness this is life-changing! What a genius idea!

    ohmygawd, this is amazing!!!

    Oh my goodness, I am definitely going to try this! AWESOME!! 🙂

    This is the best idea I have heard in a while! Ingenious!

    I love your recipes. They are amazing.Thank you

    Just wondering….could you use a cone mold instead of a sugar cone to shape the cookie cone and then remove the mold once the cookie cone is cooled? Has anyone tried that? Thanks so much!

    Do you make anything for diabetes? It would be nice to be able to enjoy what a reg person is eatting!

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