Cookie Dough Filled Sandwich Cookies

Servings 30 sandwhiches
Author Sam Merritt


Chocolate Shells

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup salted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Cookie Dough

  • 3/4 cup butter softened, 1 1/2 stick
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


  • In medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  • In KitchenAid (or with hand-mixer) cream together butter and sugars.
  • Add vanilla and beat in eggs, one at a time, pausing after each addition to scrape down sides of bowl with spatula.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, pausing periodically to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Chill dough for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Roll Tablespoons of cookie dough into balls and bake at 375F for 6-7 minutes.
  • Immediately upon removing from oven, press gently down on cookies with the back of a spoon to flatten. Allow to cool on pan.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely before filling with cookie dough.

Cookie Dough

  • In KitchenAid (or with hand-mixer) cream together butter and brown sugar.
  • Stir in vanilla extract.
  • Gradually stir in all-purpose flour.
  • Add milk, stirring until all ingredients are combined.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar, pausing to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Once cookie shells are cooled, layer the bottom of one shell with cookie dough and sandwich with another cookie shell.