Let’s be honest: when you see cookie dough, either bought or homemade, you cannot help but get a spoon and enjoy a huge mouthful. It is the classic combination of sugar and buttery dough. Eating it raw is a guilty pleasure, and making your own edible cookie dough is a fun thing to make, it is also the ultimate comfort food. This is why you are going to love the Monster Edible Cookie Dough.
This is such an easy recipe to make. We love the versatility, the crunch, and the texture, but most of all the balance between the sweet and saltiness. You are going to love the peanut butter chocolate chip monster edible cookie. With every spoonful, it will taste like your favorite cookies, but no baking is required and once it is ready you can devour it.
Why do we love these Monster Edible Cookie Dough?
Not only can you enjoy edible cookie dough with a big spoon in front of your favorite TV show or film, but you can also use edible cookie dough in so many ways. You could add it to cupcakes, use it on top of baked cookies, and even with ice cream. There are so many ways you can enjoy it and you only need a handful of ingredients to make it.
The best thing about this cookie monster edible cookie dough is that you can make it your own. You can add lots of different things to the cookie dough. The chocolate and the pretzels are a great combination, we love the crunch and the sweetness. It is a no-brainer, you have to whip up a batch as soon as you can. You are going to love this cookie dough recipe.
Ingredients – What you need for the Monster Edible Cookie Dough
Raw flour provides the base and structure for the cookie dough but you do need to be careful with edible cookie dough. This is why it is important to heat the flour as it gets rid of bacteria and makes it possible to enjoy raw cookie dough. We like to use all-purpose flour and you will need 1/2 cup. When measuring the flour use a spoon and sift it before adding it to your cookie mixture.
We love to add brown sugar to our cookie dough. The molasses within the brown sugar add a different flavor to the cookie dough and we love it. You only need 1/2 cup of it and it will produce an incredibly tasting cookie dough.
The granulated white sugar adds a level of sweetness to the cookie dough and is an excellent addition to this edible cookie dough recipe. You will need 1/2 cup of sugar for the monster cookie dough.
You need to use quick-cooking oats for this recipe and you only need 1 cup for this recipe. It will add texture and a subtle flavor to the cookie dough.
Creamy peanut butter
Peanut butter is another way to add bind all of these fabulous ingredients together and it certainly packs a punch in flavor. You can use smooth peanut butter, the chunky variety, or your favorite natural peanut butter brand. You need 1/2 cup.
The fun parts
There are some tasty fun elements when it comes to this edible monster cookie dough. The crunch, the chocolate, and the sweetness mostly come from the M&Ms, Milk, and white chocolate chips. You need 3/4 cup of each of those. Then you have a bit of saltiness from the mini twist pretzels. You need 1 cup of those.
For this recipe, you need 1/2 cup of butter that is softened at room temperature. Unsalted butter is best for this recipe so you can control the flavor.
You can’t go wrong with the vanilla flavor when it comes to these delicious cookies. You will need 1/2 tsp of vanilla for this cookie recipe.
For this cookie dough recipe, we are not using milk or eggs, but you do need something to bind all of the ingredients together. Heavy cream is the best way to do this. It only requires a small amount, just 2 tbsp to be exact.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible to bake this cookie dough?
I hate to break the news but it wouldn’t be a good idea to bake this cookie dough. As there are no eggs and other essentials like baking soda they won’t turn out as you would expect and will be a huge disappointment. This is an edible cookie monster cookie dough and the perfect way to eat it is raw and as it was meant to be.
How should I store edible cookie dough?
You need to store it in an airtight container. A good idea to store it in the refrigerator. It will keep it firm and lovely. It will need to be eaten within a week but we don’t think that will be a problem with this edible raw cookie dough.
Can I freeze the monster edible dough?
Yes, you absolutely can! You can freeze it for up to three months. Perfect to pull out when you need to satisfy a craving for your sweet tooth and will be a huge hit with you and the whole family.
How to make the Monster Edible Cookie Dough
One of the first things to do to make these cookie dough bites would be to gather all of your ingredients together. Now it is time to place the flour into a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave for 90 seconds. Whisk any clumps that may remain. This is an essential part to treat the flour before moving on to the next steps.
In a large mixing bowl, you will want to combine the peanut butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and heavy cream. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer on medium-high to mix everything together. This will make light of the work of making sure everything is thoroughly combined together. Then using a rubber spoon to scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure everything gets mixed and is nice and fluffy.
Now you will want to mix in the oats and heat-treated flour together with the other ingredients to ensure everything is all combined together in the large bowl. It will start to come together and form cookie dough.
Very gently fold in the chocolate chips, M&M candies, and pretzels, you can lightly crush the pretzels while folding if you prefer.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week and enjoy your delicious chocolate chip monster edible cookie dough.
Take this Monster Edible Cookie Dough to the next level
You could try dark chocolate with this edible cookie dough instead of white and milk chocolate. These are semi-sweet chocolate chips so they will take away some of the sweetness which might be overpowering if you don’t have a sweet tooth.
Turn the cookie dough into ice cream. It would be amazing to add to an ice cream maker with some other essential ingredients. It would be perfect and will taste incredible.
Add some other of your favorite things to this edible cookie dough recipe. Mini marshmallows, raisins, candies, and your favorite chocolates.
Why not add cookies to your edible cookie dough? Crushed oreo cookies would be amazing in this recipe.
Monster edible cookie dough
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp heavy cream
- 1 cup quick cooking oats
- 3/4 cup chocolate M&M
- 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
- 1 cup pretzels mini twist
- Place flour into a microwave safe bowl, and microwave for 90 seconds. Whisk any clumps that may remain.
- In a large bowl combine, peanut butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and heavy cream. Use a hand mixer on medium-high to mix everything together, using a rubber spoon to scrap the sides of the bowl to make sure everything gets mixed and is nice and fluffy.
- Mix in the oats and flour.
- Very gently fold in the chocolate chips, M&M candies and pretzels, you can lightly crush the pretzels while folding.
- Store in an airtight container for up to a week and enjoy.
- Try dark chocolate!
- Use any candy-coated chocolate you’d like.
- Use a different shape of pretzels!