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How to make a COOKIE Layer Cake!

Ombre Cookie Cake

A fun and delicious layer cake made out of cookies!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Ombre Cookie Cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Author Jen

Ingredients

Chocolate Frosting

  • 2 -4 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp. butter room temperature

Vanilla Frosting

  • pinch salt
  • 2 -4 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp. butter room temperature
  • pinch salt

Instructions

Chocolate Frosting

  1. Place room temperature butter and vanilla into a stand mixer and beat until combined.
  2. While butter is in mixer add powdered sugar, cocoa, and salt to a bowl and mix with a whisk. (sift)
  3. With mixer off, add the powdered sugar and cocoa mixture. Turn mixer on to low and then slowly combine.

  4. Add in milk. Turn mixer to medium high and mix until combined. You will want to pour the frosting over cookies so make sure it is the right consistency. If you need to add more milk then do so.

  5. Frosting will appear very light, but it will darken as it sets.

Vanilla Frosting

  1. Beat butter and vanilla in bowl of stand mixer with whisk attachment on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.

  2. With mixer on low, slowly add in confectioners' sugar , milk, and salt; frequently scrape sides and bottom of bowl.

  3. If frosting is too thick to spread, gradually beat in additional milk. You want the frosting to be pourable.