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Cookie dough makes me feel like a messy girl with pigtails, beaters, and a big grin – all over again! I love cupcake batter, but cookie dough is in a class of its own.

The good news is that making cookie dough that is egg-free and totally safe to eat is incredibly easy. Because you aren’t going to be baking the cookie dough, you don’t need to worry at all about getting proportions just right, sifting, or the order of incorporating ingredients into the dough. You just dump all the ingredients in a bowl, mix, and you’re done.

UPDATE: The FDA now warns that it’s not just raw eggs that we need to worry about, but also raw flour. I’ve updated the recipe to include heating the flour in the microwave to kill any e. coli present. This is not a 100% proven method. Consume at your own risk – I do!

What to Do With Raw Cookie Dough

There are countless things to do with raw cookie dough. Some ideas are:

  • Mix it with vanilla ice cream for your own homemade cookie dough ice cream.
  • Swirl it in with fudge for some cookie dough fudge.
  • Spread a layer of it in between two cakes instead of frosting. This would be awesome with cheesecake.
  • Just leave it sitting around with a spoon and eat some periodically.
  • Make cookie dough cupcakes.

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Raw Cookie Dough Recipe

I used the recipe for my cacao nib cookies as a base for the raw cookie dough recipe. To make it egg-less, I used milk to replace the moisture from the eggs. It worked perfectly!

Cookie Dough
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Cookie Dough That’s Safe to Eat


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Any amount of any mix-in you'd like - I used cacao nibs but chocolate chips, nuts, or fruit would all work.


  1. Heat flour in the microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring after each interval, until a thermometer placed into the center of the flour reads 160 F.
  2. Mix flour with the rest of the ingredients in a big bowl. That's it!

Want More?

Now that you know how to make cookie dough, you might want to know how to turn cookie dough into frosting.

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Or, how to make peanut butter cookie dough!

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Or, how to make cookie dough cupcakes.

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174 comments on “Cookie Dough That’s Safe to Eat”

  1. Becky says:

    Delish! Who wants raw egg anyway?! Thighs, say hello to your new nemesis.

  2. Elyse says:

    How wonderful! I love your idea about spreading a layer between two cakes!! That sounds absolutely fabulous.

  3. Eliana says:

    I would have never thought about spreading it between layers of a cake instead of frosting. BRILLIANT! Now then what would you use to frost the outside of the cake?

  4. Best blog post ever! Thank you for sharing.

  5. Ivy says:

    Oh no, this is waaay too dangerous for me. ca-nnn-ottt loooooookk at recipe.ERKK! :)

  6. Stef says:

    Eliana – You’d frost with cookie dough frosting of course. The recipe will be in my next post!

  7. My roommate loves raw cookie dough; perhaps I’ll try your leave-it-out-with-a-spoon-in-it trick. :)

  8. thereddeer says:

    Australians don’t have the same obsession with cookie dough….yet! Sounds yummy though, I am going to bookmark this for future reference. Thanks!

  9. Jen H says:

    Yummy!!! My office will love these!

  10. veggievixen says:

    that’s why i love vegan cookie dough!!

  11. Jason says:

    Stef, I’m thinking somewhere along the lines of what’s in this link:

    Although when I make it at some point in the future, it will be even healthier than that.

    As long as I’m going to be eating pounds of raw cookie dough at a time, I figure it should be somewhat healthy :)

  12. This looks fantastic! What a great recipe!

  13. Gourmet Mama says:

    Oh, I am so making this for my kids. They always want to eat cookie dough and since I`ve had salmonella, I don`t let them. This is perfect!

    • Blah says:

      i know this is from like 4 years ago……….. But………….. you know the flour is the reason people get sick not the raw eggs(in commercial cookie dough…home baked with farm fresh(non pasteurized) eggs is a different topic)

  14. stephchows says:

    LOL Awesome!!! I used to make batches of cookie dough minus the eggs with friends growing up. Then we would chow the whole batch raw!

  15. anna says:

    I’ve made eggless cookie dough before! I made a batch and rolled it into balls and froze them as a treat for my boyfriend. I’m totally going to make some homemade cookie dough ice cream this summer, ice cream maker or no.

  16. aubrey says:

    genius. This recipe will come in handy. Thanks for sharing!

  17. Sara says:

    Oh yum- I’m loving your cheesecake idea, how good would that be?! I’m definitely going to be thinking of a great way to use this stuff!

  18. Meg Baxter says:

    Thank you! I’m 17 weeks preggo and have also lamented over my inability to partake in the my usual cookie dough-eating rituals. :) This is a recipe I’ll be sure to try.

  19. ☾ Ash ♡ says:

    Mmmmmm.. somehow I missed along the way you’re Preggers.. CONGRATS!! Being a mom is the best thing Ever! (and I have a 13 year old boy.. still, he’s the best!)

    This looks like it might be sitting in a tub in the fridge (where the kid won’t find it)as a base for Cheesecake for Easter.. Hmm.. YUMMY!!

  20. ☾ Ash ♡ says:

    Mmmmmm.. somehow I missed along the way you’re Preggers.. CONGRATS!! Being a mom is the best thing Ever! (and I have a 13 year old boy.. still, he’s the best!)

    This looks like it might be sitting in a tub in the fridge (where the kid won’t find it)as a base for Cheesecake for Easter.. Hmm.. YUMMY!!

  21. ☾ Ash ♡ says:

    Mmmmmm.. somehow I missed along the way you’re Preggers.. CONGRATS!! Being a mom is the best thing Ever! (and I have a 13 year old boy.. still, he’s the best!)

    This looks like it might be sitting in a tub in the fridge (where the kid won’t find it)as a base for Cheesecake for Easter.. Hmm.. YUMMY!!

  22. ☾ Ash ♡ says:

    Mmmmmm.. somehow I missed along the way you’re Preggers.. CONGRATS!! Being a mom is the best thing Ever! (and I have a 13 year old boy.. still, he’s the best!)

    This looks like it might be sitting in a tub in the fridge (where the kid won’t find it)as a base for Cheesecake for Easter.. Hmm.. YUMMY!!

  23. ☾ Ash ♡ says:

    Mmmmmm.. somehow I missed along the way you’re Preggers.. CONGRATS!! Being a mom is the best thing Ever! (and I have a 13 year old boy.. still, he’s the best!)

    This looks like it might be sitting in a tub in the fridge (where the kid won’t find it)as a base for Cheesecake for Easter.. Hmm.. YUMMY!!

  24. Hillary says:

    Thanks for the recipe and ideas! I must confess I eat the raw cookie dough I’m NOT supposed to eat…same goes with cake batter, eep!

  25. Hayley says:

    This is the best! I usually just eat the raw stuff anyways, but now I won’t feel so bad. Thanks for sharing!

  26. finsmom says:

    Isnt this just perfect for a lazy day! Makes me want to eat some while relaxing on the couch!

    Thanks for sharing! Yum!

  27. eatyet says:

    my cousin told me that some flour might be contaminated by salmonenella.

  28. Shelly says:

    This is great! I totally pig out on the stuff w/ eggs but wonder if/when I’ll end up getting sick. Well, now I won’t have to!

  29. Anonymous says:

    i just tried this tonight and it was sooo good!! i just found out i’m pregnant and still don’t know what to eat/what not to eat, but i had a taste for cookie dough and i tried this egg free kind and it’s super wicked good!!!

  30. oh my gosh this is soooo nice, i’m so bad at cooking i burn cookies and make cupcakes sink but this was so easy i could do it!

  31. Anonymous says:

    haa, i tried this but i accidentally used waay too much salt. it would have been really good if i didnt though [: i’ll be trying again soon!

  32. Alice says:

    Best recipe ever taste, and believe that wasn’t my first time ;) Thank you !

  33. Anonymous says:

    Use Unsalted butter! I made this and it was so salty. I should’ve listened. THe flavor was nearly there though

  34. Kimberley says:

    Thankyou sooo much!
    Im looking forward to making this today.
    This is the only good recepie for cookie dough I have found.
    Cant wait to pig out on it. =]

  35. Anonymous says:

    so gross!, that’s how you get fat when pregnant! feed your babe something more nutricious darling and did you know there chocolate at the store? duh!

  36. Anonymous says:

    oh darling! take it easy! eat some fruit and veggies for your sake! or you’re gonna be with antidepresants after that baby comes!.

  37. Anonymous says:

    gee! theres so much sweets at the store, why do you have to eat THAT!

  38. Anonymous says:


  39. Eve says:

    What the heck is wrong with the post prior to mine ??? I think this recipe is awesome…. =) I’m going to use it today for my holiday cookies Yummy !!!

    Thx for sharing darling !!! =)

  40. Tina says:

    ThaT AnonymouS PosteR MusT Be An Idiot.

    KeeP ThE GooD WorK! YouR RecipE Is MarvelouS

    TinA BrighT

  41. Hannah says:

    Could these be made into regular cookies without adding eggs?

  42. Nala says:

    ok so this recipe is great and all but did i do something wrong? did it say add one TABLESPOON od TEASPOON of vanilla extract cuz i used a tablespoon and all i could tatse was vanilla someone help me……..!

  43. Stef says:

    Hannah – No, you would need to add eggs.

    Nala – I used a tablespoon. You can reduce it if it is too vanilla-y for you.

  44. Nala says:

    Stef – Did they tast giid? thanks

  45. M. says:

    I LOVE this! Me and my Friend AShley are sitting here eating it plain Right now! We are 13 and 14 and did it ourself! haha. (: Thanks for posting this!(:

  46. Stef says:

    M. – Glad you guys are enjoying!

  47. Stef says:

    Nala – Yes. It tasted good.

  48. Nala says:

    Stef – Ha ok im gunna try the recipe again and see what i did wrong. Thanks

  49. Anonymous says:

    Is it caster sugar or granulated??

  50. Stef says:

    Anon – Granulated.

  51. Jordie says:

    There was too much vanilla for me – I’ll remember for next time – but I used bittersweet (70%) cacao chips and it toned it down just perfectly :) it was excellent. Thanks for sharing!

  52. Anonymous says:

    how many cookies do it make ?

  53. Anonymous says:

    how much dough does it make, cause i don’t want to have too much of it or i won’t eat it.

  54. Stef says:

    Anon – Cut it in half if you are worried. It makes quite a bit of dough.

  55. Anonymous says:

    it makes a whole lot of cookies i made 35 with lots of cookie dough left. But I reccomend not putting in a table spoon of vanilla but put tablespoons of milk and don’t put your chocolate chips in until the butter is not so warm otherwise your choco chips will melt in. I added much more milk and it helped alot. And you will notice that when you eat it it might be a little sweet but just leave it in the fridge overnight and its amazing, enjoy!

  56. Jui Juicebox says:

    oh my god. bookmarked. i’m fifteen and sitting my gcses. this is going to be my incentive to get through the day. i have a massive bowl of it now. thankyou SO much. xxxxx

  57. hannah says:

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  58. Linz says:

    Have you ever tried making cookie dough truffles with this? Refrigerating or freezing balls of the dough and then dipping in melted chocolate?

    Just curious if it turned out well. I’ve been looking for a good eggless cookie dough recipe to use for the inside of truffles.

  59. Stef says:

    Linz – I haven’t tried it, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work.

  60. Cheryl L. says:

    I use pasteurized egg whites, thus eliminating the problem and worry of using raw eggs. I always use them and rarely buy whole eggs anymore. No need. I couldn’t give up eating raw dough. And our grandson loves chocolate cookie dough better than the cookies and he loves to lick the beaters when I’m baking a cake. Using the pasteurized eggs is also better for another reason, no cholesterol.

    3 tbsp pasteurized egg whites = 1 egg

  61. Lori says:

    I plan to try this recipe to make cookie dough truffles too. Chocolate chip cookie dough with a chocolate coating topped with chocolate sprinkles. Macadamia cookie dough coated with white chocolate and topped with chopped mac nuts. Peanut butter cookie dough with a chocolate coating and topped with chopped peanuts. Have you ever added peanut butter? If so how much for one whole batch? This is for a cookie exchange. I will put two of each on dessert size plates.

  62. Stef says:

    Lori – I haven’t added peanut butter, but I would say to add a 1/2 cup and taste it. If you want more, keep adding a 1/4 cup at a time until you like it.

  63. Lori says:

    Update: My cookie dough truffles turned out delicious and elegant looking. My husband couldn’t stop eating them! Good thing I packaged all that I needed for my cookie exchange before he came home. They make an easy and beautiful gift when put into foil cups. Using a 1 1/2 T scoop, I was able to get approx. 38 balls per batch.

  64. Emily says:

    Thanks for the recipe! I love it and made it into an icing for cakes that I do. I’m posting a link on my blog to your site in my post today at

    Keep the recipes coming! :-)

  65. Anonymous says:

    Yum! I just made these!

  66. Anonymous says:

    Great recipe! how long would it last if you kept it in the refrigerator?

  67. Stef says:

    Anon – Great question. I’m not expert on food safety, but after about 5 days, I probably wouldn’t want to eat them.

  68. Anonymous says:

    The raw cookie dough idea was delicious! I love it!

  69. Anonymous says:

    My son is allergic to egg and nut. I make cupcakes and cookies egg-less all the time. Really it isn’t difficult and still taste yummy! Occasionally the consistency is off slightly. Often times, like for cookies, I use 1 tablespoon applesauce per egg and works like a charm! :)

  70. Anonymous says:

    Mmm this sounds so delicious. I plan on making cookie dough truffles. So grateful that you put this recipe on here, I’ve been searching like crazy to find one NOT measured in the metric system. Just wondering, what would happen if I used salted butter? And would it make a difference if milk chocolate covered the cookie dough (with salted butter)?

    -Courtney Amburgey

  71. Stef says:

    Courtney – You can use salted butter, but if you do, I would leave out the salt in the recipe.

  72. Anonymous says:

    I was wondering if the “T” stood for tablespoon or teaspoon. :)

  73. Amanda says:


    I’ve made the cookie truffles in the past, and the cookie dough will be just fine for those. A few notes about it, though:

    1. The milk chocolate you’re talking about using may or may not be too sweet for these. The cookie dough is quite sweet and can be eaten on its own, so I recommend a bittersweet or darker chocolate to offset that a bit. (You won’t even notice how dark the chocolate its, but I would bet you would notice how sweet the milk chocolate is.)

    2. Make sure the cookie dough is cool enough to be rolled into balls and dipped in chocolate, or bits of your cookie dough ball will break off during dipping. Sticking the dough in the fridge is usually good enough for me, but if you roll it into balls and stick those in the freezer on a baking sheet covered in wax paper, they should dip like a dream. Make sure your chocolate isn’t too hot, or it’ll be a gooey mess. Microwaving in 20 second bursts until it’s nearly, but not entirely melted will be good enough (just stir until the rest of the chocolate lumps are fully melted), and it should still be warm enough to dip in without getting all over you and your kitchen.

    3. You can change up this recipe and mix-ins for the truffles especially–I’ve made the dough with irish cream substituted for the milk, added peanut butter for peanut buttery cookies, added mint extract for a more mint chocolate chip taste, and all of them have been a hit. I bet Kahlua would be great instead of milk, cocoa powder would go in nicely with the dough, or any other kind of special mix-in to get just the taste you like. Good luck with them!

  74. Sparky says:

    I’m pregnant and craving cookie dough and I love you for this. Just love you.

  75. Anonymous says:

    Americans are a bunch of nutcases for freaking out over raw egss (and cheeses made of raw milk). I’m 45 and I’ve had raw eggs since I was a baby: mixed in the potatoe puree, in chocolate mousse, in rice pudding, cookie dough or cake batter, … even when I was pregnant. So does everyone else here in Belgium, France, Italy, … Oh, perhaps we are the bunch of nutcases… but we do have great food, and are healthy! Only once had food poisoning in my life, and that was in Thailand.

  76. Anonymous says:

    I’m from Denmark, so i know cups and that. But… Whatelet means C and T? I normaly use a cooking converter, so i can make all the nice recipes you have:-)
    I looove cookie dough, and right know i have vacation so, it is the perfect time to make ice creme:-)

  77. Greggory says:

    Literally just made this. I am thoroughly impressed and definitely going to be using this recipe a lot in the future for a variety of things to eat! Thanks!!

  78. Anonymous says:

    this is the best idea ever and is awesome tasting!!!

  79. Anonymous says:

    ong i just made this and it rules so how r u sdklgfgfhag;kf.

  80. Anonymous says:

    i love this cookie dough sooooo much ive just made it and its almost gone ;) <3 xxx

  81. Anonymous says:

    Hey, everybody with the problem of the melting chocolate chips, just put everything else in then add the chips to the dough at the end!
    (BTW, im only 13 and this is really amazing dough!)

  82. Anonymous says:

    i love the cookie dough but i was wondering how you use it in a cheesecake … i really want to make it for my family :) frankie (13) <3

  83. Kayla says:

    Delishious! If you add cocao powder, that tastes good too! :) I didn’t have any chocolate chips so I tried that instead. I also find that kneeding the dough helps mix it good.

  84. Tilly says:

    How long does this last? There’s no WAY I can finish all of it on my own in one go (even if I cut it down to half). Well, I probably could, but I really, really shouldn’t :(

  85. Summer says:

    This looks amazing! At a baby shower someone had served cookie dough brownies which were to die for. I never asked them for the recipe, so I am excited to use this one. Basically bake brownies and then spread cookie dough on top. Thanks so much!

  86. Anonymous says:

    Great recipe!!! Love it! Can’t believe it was so easy and low fat! Awesome recipes!

  87. Mackenzie says:

    this is fabulous soo good but i would suggest only using a half cup of butter inteaed of tree fourths it seemed to oily but i would definatly make this over, and over again!

  88. Anonymous says:

    thank you so much for the eggless cookie dough! i really needed some and i had no eggs! my boyfriend owes you his life! lol xxx

  89. Anonymous says:

    I Just made this because I’ve been craving cookie dough but am worried about eating raw eggs, It turned out delicious for the first time but was way too sweet even using bitter chocolate chips so I just added more milk to the recipe (Probably about 25ml) but other than that it’s great!

  90. Rinat says:

    Ho, i can’t wait to make this one to my girls, they LOVE cookie dough and always eat only the dough from my favorite ice cream, they are sooo going to thank you for this one.

  91. Anonymous says:

    YUMMY YUMMY Me and my babygirl cant stop eating it :P

  92. Anonymous says:

    wow, we havnt even made it yet and it tastes yummy! has anyone seen the ronan parke video?!

  93. Anonymous says:

    Wow just made this and it was delicious. I was nervous since I never really make anything from scratch but was craving sweets. I am so glad I found this. Thank you so much. I love cookie dough ice cream.. Yumm

  94. Anonymous says:

    Flour can contain E-coli, and according to this NY Times article 13% of commercial wheat flour, in a test that was conducted, did.

    Here’s the article:

  95. Anonymous says:

    You just saved my life! im just over 4 months pregnant and its been so depressing every time ive made cookies, and not been able to eat the dough! now my craving for cookie dough shall be fulfilled :D

  96. Malinda says:

    Is this pretty spreadable after it is made? I want to make brownies covered in a layer of cookie dough, but a lot of the cookie dough recipes that I find on the cookie dough brownie instructions have bad reviews :( Too bland, too sweet, or too grainy.

  97. Anonymous says:

    I have heard raw flour can give you e coli…are you sure this is safe?

  98. Stef says:

    Malinda – You can add some milk to it a little at a time until it is the texture you like.

    Anon – I really don’t know. I have heard that there has been some concern about it, but at this point, it’s not going to stop me from eating this.

  99. Anonymous says:

    My girlfriend always seems to make cookies just so she can eat the dough, so I think this would make a pretty awesome and humorous valentines gift, thanks!!

  100. Anonymous says:

    Stef, Can we eat the raw cookie dough with out getting sick…

  101. Anonymous says:

    Love tis cookie dough

  102. Anonymous says:

    woooow sexcaayyy

  103. Yum, that would be so good. Sometimes I like licking the dough off the mixers more than the cookies themselves. Thanks!

  104. Anonymous says:

    This dough wasn’t good! We made them exact to the measurements and it didn’t work. Disapointing.

  105. Anonymous says:

    Anonymous from 14 Feb. Unfortunately I agree with you. I sooo wanted to fall in love with this but there is just something a bit offsetting w/ the results. But thank you Ms, Stef for posting.

  106. Anonymous says:

    Yum! A bit sweet for me, but I popped some dough in the microwave and it was perfect!

  107. Anonymous says:


  108. Anonymous says:

    OMG!!! This is sooo good! I love how this is safe to eat because a lot of people love to eat the raw dough, including me!!!!!! Although, if I had one critique it would be too much salt, but overall fantastic!

  109. Anonymous says:

    omg going to have to try it omgomgomg!

  110. Cassandra says:

    I was looking everywhere for this recipe. I had tried making this on my own, but it wasn’t quite right. Hopefully these are just the “tweaks” it needed!

  111. Anonymous says:

    The concept is nice, but the recipe didn’t taste right. The cookie dough was way too sweet and had too much flour. It wasn’t enjoyable :(

  112. Tracy says:

    This sounds very good, but here are a couple of tips:

    1. You can make this vegan by using coconut spread instead of butter (Earth Balance is really good) and rice, soy or nut milk instead of dairy milk.

    2. Use coconut or almond flour instead of wheat flour. This will give the same end result but without the “bad” raw taste.

    3. Use a simple chocolate truffle recipe (8 oz. semi-sweet dark chocolate melted in 1/2 C heavy cream with 1/4 C butter, stirred off heat until smooth then cooled) to make small balls, then coat with a layer of the cookie dough, then dip in melted chocolate. You could do multiple dips in different kinds of chocolate if you were going to give these as gifts.

    4. The cake filling idea is inspired! Back in my catering days this would’ve made us a fortune (I’m in Manhattan), and the way I’d do this is as follows:

    a. Fill a spring-form pan the same size as your cake layers with the cookie dough
    b. Freeze until firm
    c. Brush the bottom layer with a liqueur (Bailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua, Godiva, etc.) (Optional – this just keeps the cake moist and adds flavour. You can use juice instead, or leave it out.)
    d. Pop the dough out and line up your cake and dough layers evenly
    e. Brush the top layer with the same or a complementary liqueur
    f. Drizzle the cake with a simple glaze (1/4 C melted butter, 2 C powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla)
    g. Drizzle the cake with melted chocolate

  113. molly says:

    This stuff is dangerous to keep around…so delicious! Thanks for the idea…and the Sugar Rush!

  114. Sarah says:

    My gosh! I made this and it tastes so good, even though it is slightly grainy and hurts my toungue a bit. I was having a really bad day but this made it so much better! Thanks Stef!

  115. Anonymous says:

    Delish! I halved the recipe, mixed and matched sugars (ran out of brown) and subbed half of the butter for applesauce. Yum. Still dangerous with pure sugar, butter and flour but delish. Wondering if anyone has tried different no-calorie sweeteners?

  116. Anonymous says:

    T= tablespoons

  117. Anonymous says:

    I used margarine instead of butter and it was extremely crumbly. Hmm

  118. This is a great recipe! One question– if we put the cookie dough in a oven, would they bake like regular cookies? Just wondering :) Thank you!

  119. Anonymous says:

    No, she said in an earlier post that it can’t be used to make regular cookies

  120. Tiffany says:

    somethings wrong with what i did too :(

  121. juliemarg says:

    Thank you for sharing your idea… but for me I will prefer Cooked one for my kids…

  122. SomeAwesomePerson says:

    omg this is amazing, I LOVE cookie dough, but don’t wanna eat raw eggs! so this recipe is really awesome :P


  123. Anonymous says:

    This stuff is so nasty

  124. jellocakez says:

    this. stuff. is. epicly. tasty.
    thanks for sharing!

  125. Anonymous says:

    my husband and i are fighting so i went to my moms on the computer and found this….. best comfort food EVER thanks so much for sharing (:

  126. Anonymous says:

    Safe to eat? Except for the part where eating raw flour poses the SAME danger as eating raw eggs…

  127. Anonymous says:

    Try switching out a few ingredients to make a healthy treat.

    I used:
    -light I can’t believe it’s not butter
    -skim milk
    -sugar substitute (truvia is a great option, it tastes just like sugar. For this recepie use a little less than a half cup)

    The taste is amazing and I love it. Be sure to eat this as a TREAT, do not eat an excess amount because you can always make more at a later time. I hope everyone enjoys. :D

    • Anonymous says:

      I tried this, and I am sorry, but it turned out horrid. I prefer the version with more calories to the goo that came out of this. Sorry, but I don’t recommend this, I rather eat some more calories with the real recipe.

  128. Stacey says:

    I’m fighting a new found egg allergy, along with my sadness of being unable to make your cupcakes.. but this brightened my mood right up! Thanks again for your lovely recipes!

  129. Marta says:

    This was pretty good. It tested best with ice cream.

    It’s very, very sweet and there’s too much brown sugar. I believe that the strong vanilla taste everyone is describing is in fact molasses from the brown sugar; it doesn’t sit well when uncooked.

    I’d recommend using just 1/2 a cup of brown sugar + 1/2 a cup of white sugar. And while you’re at it, cut back on the butter too, maybe use just 1/2 a cup.

    FYI, this recipe makes quite a lot of cookie dough.

  130. Anonymous says:

    Hi! I’m new around here, but definitely looking forward to exploring. Are you using American cups? Haven’t researched your sight to find out where you are. I can do conversions myself, but including grams in your recipes would be convenient for all us international folk. I’m going to try your Ultimate Vanilla Cupcake paired with this cookie dough recipe today!

  131. Anonymous says:

    Se ve delicioso y espectacular… pero JAMÁS he comido harina cruda, haré el intento.
    Gracias por tu receta

  132. Bridal Gowns says:

    We really wish I hadn’t seen this as I really want one now!

  133. Bridal Gowns says:

    Its very innovative blog. Thanks for sharing such inspiring experience with us. Great blog, congrats.!

  134. pmfilan05 says:

    I’m not sure if you’ve heard this, but raw flour is suspected to be the cause of cookie dough-related illness rather than raw eggs due to the high possibility of it being contaminated during processing; whereas eggs are typically kept within reasonable conditions.

  135. Anonymous says:

    Try a custard frosting perhaps?

  136. Anonymous says:

    I have always frozen my flour as soon as I walk in the door from the store. I have had a fear that if any bugs had gotten in during shipping, they could multiply and spread into all my dry goods in the pantry.
    Once the flour has frozen for a week,I refill a canister that has been run through the dishwasher first, and the left over flour is poured into a one gallon sterilized jar.
    I use a canister set, and even though the flour canister has a snug lid, I just don’t want to have to throw out all the food I have stocked up on, due to flour bugs brought in from the store.

    Now I am wondering, and say I have no knowledge, but I am wondering two things…
    1. If you freeze something first, like the flour, if it could kill the e-coli.
    2. Then if it hasn’t killed it, IF it was inffected, would the baking process bake it out of the flour?

    I’m wondering if people that know science, could answer this question? If flour does have e-coli, does the freezing process kill the germs to prevent you from becoming infected if you eat the raw dough?

  137. Anonymous says:

    could one also incorporate peanut butter into this??? would it then take less butter?

  138. Newbie says:

    Quartered the recipe. Used white whole wheat flour. Eliminated salt. Used 2T soy milk (all I had). Mixed everything except butter. Swapped butter for peanut butter, adding in about 1 tsp at a time by knife until the dough held together.

    It’s gritty from the sugar, but sure killed the craving!

  139. Je$$!3 says:

    …you do realise that nobody uses egg when making cookies anyway, right? If you put egg into a cookie recipe, it becomes a cake!!!!! The reason you’re not supposed to eat raw cookie dough is because the raw FLOUR can cause diarrhea.

  140. Randelle says:


    THE BAD: Raw flour can carry E. Coli. Freezing flour does kill some bacteria but not E. Coli (think frozen chicken…).

    THE GOOD: If you are pregnant or just concerned about food poisoning, you can simply “roast” the flour ahead of time. Yes, this makes the recipe longer, but you gain peace of mind (especially if pregnant or sharing with young children or the elderly). Also, roasted flour tastes better.

    “ROASTING” FLOUR: Preheat the oven to 160°C (320°F). Spread the flour evenly on a rimmed cookie sheet and put in the oven to toast for 20 minutes, until fragrant, stirring the flour around every 5 minutes or so. (It may become lightly golden in places, but it should not change color overall.) Remove from the oven and let cool completely on the cookie sheet. This will take about an hour; you can toast the flour in advance and keep it in a jar.

    • Blah says:

      And then you can buy pasteurized eggs……… and just use eggs in your recipe…. and it will taste so much better!

      If you’re going to get fat at-least make it taste good.

      Texture’s just not right.

  141. claire says:

    THIS IS DANGEROUS. i just made, and consumed, an entire bowl to myself. No regrets!

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  143. Sophie says:

    ugh ugh ugh seriously, roll this dough into a cylinder in cling film, put it in the fridge then cut it up into 1cm thick discs and bake them for like 15 mins until theyre golden at 180c. without choc chips theyre actually really good cookies. trust me.

  144. Tim says:

    That’s horrible – raw dough?

    Eat a salad or some fruit – poor baby.

  145. Anna says:

    It’s great!☆☆★★★★★★★★☆★★:)

  146. meesha says:

    What about using almond flour and stevia for sweeter? Is there a way to make these gluten free and without using refined sugar?

  147. Tastes Great! says:

    This tastes great! Little bit more milk though (1cup).Also a little bit less salt too. This recipie tastes good anyways kids will enjoy!

  148. Linda Larsen says:

    This is NOT safe to eat. Raw flour can be contaminated with E. coli and Salmonella bacteria. Very, very deceptive article.

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  152. Sydnee says:

    Delish! If you love cookie dough but don’t want to deal with the risk of raw eggs, this is a perfect alternamtive. Only took about 5-10 minutes to make and is a delicious snack. Thanks for the recipe! :D

  153. OMG this looks delicious. I am so making this!All I can say is MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM every time I see it

  154. mad sad says:

    looks delicious that cookie

  155. Erin Detka says:

    Thanks for the great recipe!! I just made it and will try not to eat it all at once. :-)

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