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Brownie layer cake covered in cookie dough frosting with chocolate syrup drizzled over top on a rustic wooden cake stand.

Cookie Dough Frosting

Is there anything better than brownies and chocolate chip cookie covered in decadent chocolate syrup? This (surprisingly easy!) Brownie Cookie Dough Cake is sure to be a show-stopper!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Brownie Cookie Dough Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks or 226g) butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 2 tsp. McCormick® Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup whole milk


  1. Beat brown sugar and butter together in a stand mixer (or hand-held mixer) on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add in flour and vanilla extract into creamed butter until fully combined.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, and in milk a little at a time until fully incorporated.
  4. For the Brownie Cookie Dough Cake the mini chocolate chips will be added on top of the frosting. You can also add 1 cup of mini chocolate chips directly into the frosting.

  5. IF YOU DON'T WANT TO USE FLOUR out of the bag, just place it on a baking sheet in an even layer and bake at 350 for 10 minutes. 

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Recipe Notes

BROWNIE RECIPE: https://iambaker.net/homemade-brownie-mix/

I double this recipe for this cake. 

*If you would like you can place the flour on a cookie sheet and bake for 5-10 minutes at 350°F before making frosting.