Choose-Your-Flavor Edible Cookie Dough

We love licking the beaters after mixing up cookie dough, too. And yes, we know that for our own safety we shouldn't eat raw eggs or raw flour. Thankfully with this edible cookie dough recipe that's free of eggs and tells you how to pasteurize flour yourself, we can still enjoy raw cookie dough that's safe to eat.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
48 balls


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 ½ cup pasteurized all-purpose flour*

  • 1 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add both sugars and salt. Beat until combined, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in milk and vanilla. Beat in flour. Stir in chocolate chips.

  2. Line a tray or baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper. Drop dough by small scoops onto prepared tray. Cover and chill about 1 hour until firm.

  3. To store, transfer dough pieces to an airtight container. Cover and chill up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months.

    Choose-Your-Flavor Edible Cookie Dough
    Rachel Marek

*Pasteurized All-Purpose Flour

To make raw flour safe for eating, preheat oven to 350°F. Spread flour evenly in a shallow baking pan. Bake 5 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

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Monster Edible Cookie Dough

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

118 Calories
6g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 118
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 42mg 1%
Folate, total 13.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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