Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

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OK - can you say Forbidden Love?

For my entire life I have loved cookie dough, cake batter, and brownie batter.  Loved, loved, loved.  And for my entire life my Mom has been saying "Do not eat that, it isn't safe."  Now my husband says it too.  When I was pregnant my OB told me I really shouldn't be eating it at all - especially pregnant.  Everyone is against this love of mine.  Until now!!!!

While browsing the world wide web I found a recipe for edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.  My eyes almost popped out of my head, I think my heart stopped for a minute too!!  What - safe?  edible?  I needed to learn more.  So I read about 30 recipes for this stuff and was in awe.  The recipes include NO EGG, so it is safe to eat.  Not calorie free unfortunately, but safe!!

There is chocolate chip cookie dough dip, chocolate chip cookie dough (just plain - eat it!!), chocolate chip cookie dough brownies, chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes and chocolate chip cookie dough truffles.  Needless to say, this is my first of many cookie dough recipes so get ready.

I made this for a New Year's Eve party we were going to and it was a big hit.  I didn't bring any home - much to my disappointment.  If you love cookie dough you have got to try this.  Guiltless Pleasure!!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip  (Adapted from Marg (CaymanDesigns) at Food.com)
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
3/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips

1.  In a saucepan melt the butter with the brown sugar over medium to low heat.  Stir constantly until the brown sugar is dissolved.
2.  Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla extract.  Set aside to cool.
3.  Beat the cream cheese and confectioner's sugar for one minute - or until creamy and combined.
4.  Slowly beat in the cooled butter mixture and beat for another minute.
5.  Stir in the chocolate chips.
6.  Pour into your serving bowl and refrigerate.
7.  Remove dip from the refrigerator 20 minutes or so before serving so it can soften up.  I served it with vanilla wafers.  But some of us ate it with just spoons!  Enjoy!

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17 comments:

  1. I have made this and it is like crack for us chocolate lovers. yours looks so nice! Mine, well it tasted good at least:)

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  2. sounds delicious....good combination of Chocolate & creame cheese together...Thanks for linking Midweek Fiesta...

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  3. Sounds yummy.

    Following you via Freestyle Friday.

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  4. Well I just think I would make myself sick eating the whole dish by myself! Sounds like heaven!!

    Brittney
    www.moms-heart.blogspot.com

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  5. First recipe I've ever seen that has cream cheese in a chocolate chip cookie dough. I'm very intrigued and will have to try it. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Brittney - I ate until almost the point of being sick - but I had to share it so I couldn't eat it all!

    Paula - You should try it, it was delicious. But now I want to try a recipe without the cream cheese!

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  7. This really seems delicious. I shall try it. Thanks.

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  8. I need some now :) looks yummy,thanks for joining us at Creative Mondays :)

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  9. So glad I found you, and this, I'm dying here, trying to figure out how soon I can come up with an excuse to make this stuff! Pinned it!

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  10. Ugh, yum..I so want this but my muffin tops so don't need it! It might be bad if we were neighbors... ;) only because we'd make each other gain way too much weight

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  11. Me want. Now. :) Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

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  12. Oh what I would give for a bowl of that right now:-) Thank you so much for sharing with Trick or Treat Tuesday!!!!

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    1. Jocelyn - it is addicting. If I had a bowl right now I would eat it all!

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  13. This sounds like a wonderful treat to take to work. Always looking for something new to introduce to the co-workers. Think they would love this!!!!

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  14. I have yet to try something like this but it looks so delish! Thanks for sharing at Mrs Foxs Sweet Party! Have a sweet week! :)

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