These cakey cookies are simple to make and full of chocolate chips and chocolate sandwich cookies. Cookies & Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies are the cookies for cookie lovers!
This is going to be my last post until the week of June 3rd. I'm taking some much needed time off. Don't worry, I have lot's of great stuff planned when I return, from recipes to travel posts!
Although you'll hear crickets if you pop in here, you can keep up with us, if you're following on Instagram. From the food we are eating, to the places we are visiting, I'll be sharing it all, either in stories or posts.
You really don't want to miss it, because we've got some awesome things planned!
Since I'm taking some time off, I wanted to share one last recipe that, if you love cookies, you're going to love these cookies...there are chocolate chips AND chopped up sandwich cookies.
We use Annie's Homegrown, because of the corn syrup in the Oreo's, but you can use whatever brand you want. I for one like the Annie's better, not just because of the better ingredients, but because they taste a lot better.
Remember starting with quality ingredients always results in quality results! <--- I heard that on Food Network once, and didn't believe it until I started using certain brands when cooking and baking. You wouldn't believe the difference a simple brand swap makes until you try it.
What's so special about these cookies? The texture is pretty darn different than your everyday cookie. It has a cakey texture, similar to a whoopie pie. Similar...not exact! <----- If I don't add the "not exact" someone is liable to tell me that the texture was nothing like a whoopie pie. Ha.
I am not a cakey texture cookie type most of the time. I prefer the almost under baked chewy cookies lend, but with this particular cookie, I think the texture lends itself really well with the chunks of chocolate sandwich cookies baked in. It helps lend to that creamy center from those cookies.
I of course feel like I can't make a cookie lately without chocolate chips, so those were thrown in for good measure. You could totally leave them out, if you felt so inclined, OR you could swap it with white chocolate chips instead. Which would go great with that creamy cookie center from those sandwich cookies.
You could also leave out the chips all together, and dip half the cookie into melted white or milk chocolate...YUM! Ok, I'm doing that next time!
Actually, look for a very similar cookie around Christmas time when I do my 2nd Annual 7 Days of Christmas Cookies! <-- I shared some really freaking fantastic cookies last year, that if you didn't, you really should check them out.
I'm talking perfect cookies for those cookie swaps and holiday parties.
Go ahead, check them out, pin some for later! It's never too early to start planning for Christmas.
Now these cookies aren't going to win a beauty contest at all. Most of the time I push extra chocolate chips into the tops of my cookies for presentation.
Just look at any other cookie recipe that features chocolate chips, and you'll see what I mean. These I chose not too. Ok, I didn't "choose" not too. You see those few chocolate chips laying around on the cutting board?
That's all I had left. I had bought a whole bag of chocolate chips for this recipe, and on Mother's Day, Kelsie got up at the crack, and made me chocolate chip apple pancakes!
It was super sweet thought, totally made my day, and little did I realize, because I was so excited about breakfast in bed, she had used the chocolate chips for this recipe, and I didn't have time to get to the store for more.
Oh well...so they aren't beautiful. You can totally make them pretty...just push a few chocolate chips into the tops as soon as they come out of the oven.
However, these ugly cookies are going to be bringing you the recipe to those pancakes, because they were delicious! And they need to be shared with y'all, in case you want to make them, OR have your kids make them for Father's Day.
Kelsie's 12, did it without any help. Which, I mean she does cook things from time to time, she's never once made or tried to flip a pancake, and they turned out perfectly round, and crisp around the edges.
I'll have to get her secret, because my pancakes are never pretty. Is there something your kids can make better than you?
Cookies & Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies ingredients:
- baking soda
- baking powder
- light brown sugar
- vanilla extract
- sour cream
- chocolate sandwich cookies
- semi sweet chocolate chips
How do you make cookies and cream cookies?
- Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- Beat the butter and sugars together for two full minutes, until nice and creamy. Drop in the eggs one at a time, beating after each to combine. Beat in the vanilla extract.
- Add half the flour mix, until just combined. Beat in the sour cream, followed by the remaining flour.
- fold in the chopped sandwich cookies and chocolate chips. Cover and chill for one hour.
How do you crush up chocolate sandwich cookies?
You can place them into a gallon zip top bag and beat them with something heavy. I've been known to use my husband's hammer. It is in our junk drawer in the kitchen.
You could also place them into a food processor, but be careful not to make complete crumbs doing this.
Why are my cookies hard and crumbly?
Most likely you have baked them too long. Cookies continue to bake on the baking sheets when removed from the oven, for a couple of minutes.
It could be, if you didn't bake them too long, you left them on the baking sheet too long, and they continued baking there.
Here are some more of our favorite cookie recipes:
- 2 cups flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 stick butter, room temperature
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ cup sour cream
- 1 ¼ cup chopped chocolate sandwich cookies
- ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl attached to a stand mixer, beat the butter and sugars together for two full minutes, until nice and creamy. Drop in the eggs one at a time, beating after each to combine. Beat in the vanilla extract.
- With the mixer on low, add half the flour mix, until just combined. Beat in the sour cream, followed by the remaining flour. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the chopped sandwich cookies and chocolate chips. Cover and chill for one hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees, and line baking sheets with parchment paper. Drop rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart, and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 2 minutes, remove to cooling racks to completely cool.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 127Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 95mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 2g
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