Perfect Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

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Have you tried the Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Recipe trend going around? Here is my safe edible cookie dough recipe + how to make edible cookie dough for one! For more fun foodies see my Desserts page.

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This recipe has been all the rage around here for the last few weeks. A gourmet food company finally came out with an edible cookie dough version of America’s favorite chocolate chip cookie dough that you can safely eat. My kids went nuts for it!

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When this product made its way to the grocery stores here in Charlotte, we literally checked every few days for the last few weeks to find some left in stock! Thinking it may be a while until we found it, we decided to try to make our own edible cookie dough.

I bought all the ingredients for the recipe and to my surprise, my husband came home that day with a jar of edible cookie dough Harris Teeter. That allowed me to make the homemade version and compare it to the gourmet version.

The verdict is.. they are equally dead-on the same in taste. So instead of spending a whopping $7.99 on a jar, we can now make it at home for a fraction of the cost.

Here is my version of the Edible Cookie Dough Recipe I used. I doubled this recipe because the original only made three ice cream scoops worth and we are big dough eater’s and I knew we would need more next time.

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Is this Safe Edible Cookie Dough?

In the last couple of years there have been some findings by the FDA that raw baking flour could possibly contain the E. coli bacteria and also multiple flour recalls by General Mills have raised some concern with consuming raw flour. 

BOTTOM LINE: you should not eat raw flour that requires baking. I have updated this recipe with a way to toast the flour before you make the dough so it kills any harmful bacteria. You can read all about it on the Cooking Light website. Another alternative would be to use coconut flour. But with any product, please research your brand of flour to make sure it is safe to consume. 

MadeinaDay. com is not responsible for tainted product use or harm when consuming this recipe. 

How to make Edible Cookie Dough

Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Egg-Less Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Recipe


  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour toasted for safety
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4-8 ounces mini chocolate chips


  1. In a mixer blend softened butter, brown sugar and salt together.
  2. Toast the flour: Spread raw flour out on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes to kill any harmful bacteria.
  3. Let the flour cool to room temperature before adding chips or they will melt.
  4. Mix in vanilla and then slowly add in the flour.
  5. Add in the milk.
  6. Fold in mini chocolate chips.
  7. Sprinkle with chips and serve with ice cream or alone.
  8. Store in refrigerator or freeze up to 3 months.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4
Amount Per Serving Calories 531Saturated Fat 8.9gCholesterol 10mgSodium 625mgCarbohydrates 91.9gFiber 3.1gSugar 40gProtein 9.9g occasionally offers nutritional information for recipes contained on this site. This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators.


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  1. 1.27.18
    Djana said:

    Hey, I love this! How long can I ceep it in the fridge? or should I freeze it, if I want to store it for like two days?

    • 1.28.18
      Kim said:

      Hi Djana,
      I would say 2-3 days or freeze it like most foods.

  2. 1.19.18
    Lisa said:

    Holy Canoli! This recipe was perfect! I did however use salted butter and omitted the added salt. I only had regular size chocolate chips on hand so I tossed those in.

    Simply perfect!

    Thank You!

  3. 11.5.17
    Carla said:

    Can I eat this recipe straight away or do I have to put it in the fridge and let it set for a while ?

    • 11.5.17
      Kim said:

      Yes you can eat it right away.

  4. 10.9.17
    Paige said:

    How many ounces does this recipe make?

    • 10.9.17
      Kim said:

      Hi Paige,
      This recipe makes around 2-2 1/2 cups of dough. So 16-20 oz.

  5. 8.29.17
    Ange said:

    HI umm how do you make the cookies not the cookie dough?

    • 8.30.17
      Kim said:

      This is not a baked cookie recipe, only for the edible dough.

      • 8.30.17
        Ange said:

        oh ok thank you

  6. 8.14.17
    Patricia Roseman said:

    Yep! This will be dangerous! But in a good way. Thanks for the tip on the flour. I supposed the raw eggs in most dough would be trouble, but did not know about flour, so “Kudos”. Trying it today, YAY!

  7. 7.30.17
    Serena said:

    Can you use salted butter or smart balance instead of unsalted butter??

    • 7.31.17
      Kim said:

      Hi Serena, You can try them. The salted butter will add more salt.

  8. 7.25.17
    Audra said:

    Sweet mama this recipe is the bomb com!! Thanks for posting!

  9. 7.24.17
    Kayla McCarthy said:

    Can you use water instead of milk?

    • 7.24.17
      Kim said:

      You could try it, but it might make the dough crumble or not stick together as well. I really don’t know.

  10. 7.22.17
    Aniela said:

    Thank you so much for being smart enough to post the dangers of eating raw flour. For years I’ve been telling bloggers about these dangers (with sources cited) and every single person deleted the comment. You are clearly one of the VERY few bloggers who actually cares about your readers rather than attention or money. Well done. You are what all bloggers should be. Best wishes to you.

  11. 7.8.17
    Jenna~ said:

    I imagine that toasting the flour would add extra flavor as well as making this safer to eat. I’ll have to try this this weekend. Maybe I’ll even toast the flour a little longer, see if I can get that fresh-baked cookie flavor in a raw cookie dough. ;D

    • 7.9.17
      Kim said:

      Interesting idea! Let me know how it comes out!

  12. 6.28.17
    Maya said:

    Do you have a single or two person serving version of this? I’d love to make this but I’m the only one in the house that eats this so I don’t want to make a ton. Thanks!

    • 6.29.17
      Kim said:

      Hi Maya,
      This recipe as it is does not make a lot of Cookie Dough. I would half it for one person. Thanks for reading!

  13. 6.22.17
    Tates said:

    This was yummy! Are you supposed to refrigerate the mixture before adding chocolate chips? I didn’t do this in my whole thing turn brown. It was still delicious but didn’t look as Appetizing

    • 6.22.17
      Kim said:

      Hi Tates,
      Maybe the chips melted because the flour was still hot when you made it? The original recipe did not toast the flour, so no my chips stayed intact. In the last year or so the whole dangerous raw flour thing came about so I added a stipulation to be safe. So next time you make it cool the flour before you mix the chocolate chips in. I’ll add it to the recipe so no one does this again. It really is good! Thanks for reading.

  14. 6.13.17
    Jennifer Corado said:

    If you don’t have real butter on hand can you use stick margarine instead?

    • 6.13.17
      Kim said:

      I am pretty sure it would be fine to use. Enjoy the recipe.

  15. 3.15.17
    Tara Phelps said:

    Were you aware that part of the danger of raw cookie dough is actually the flour? The restaurants and stores that sell raw cookie dough use heat-treated flour to eliminate the presence of E. coli bacteria.

    • 3.16.17
      Kim said:

      Thanks for the heads up Tara, I have edited my recipe to make it safe to eat.

  16. 2.25.17
    sandy said:

    Thank you for sharing this ! Just came from the store, now to whip this up !!! I’ll be saving money, no need to turn the oven on !!! Great for summer ! !

    • 2.27.17
      Kim said:

      It really is a great snack. My daughter love it so o much. Thanks for stopping by!

  17. 4.19.16
    vern said:

    In the directions it says add milk but, how much? Its not in the ingredients needed.

    • 4.20.16
      Kim said:

      Hi Vern, IT is 2 tablespoons of milk. Glad you caught that! Thank you!

      • 4.20.16
        Vern said:

        Ahh making it now. Thank you for the quick response! And your welcome! Thanks for the recipe :)

  18. 4.4.15
    anne said:

    Im Australian and we dont sell our butter by the stick. How much does a stick of butter weigh?

    • 4.4.15
      Kim said:

      1 stick = 1/2 cup or 8 Tablespoons

  19. 3.20.15

    Oh this looks amazing! I am definitely going to be trying this this weekend! Thanks for linking up to the Tasty Tuesday Linky. I’ve been this recipe to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board.

    • 3.20.15
      Kim said:

      It’s a hit in our house, I’ve already made it twice! Thanks for the stopping by and sharing!

  20. 3.18.15

    Oh that looks delicious! I am pinning for sure. Thanks for sharing at On Display Thursday.

  21. 3.14.15
    Meredith said:

    Oh my goodness, this looks soon delicious! We are big on licking the bowl here in our house, and this would be a perfect recipe to do that. I hadn’t even seen the gourmet jar either! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  23. 3.13.15

    Oh my goodness, this looks delicious! I would eat it right out of the bowl with a spoon. Definitely pinning to my Recipes board!

    • 3.13.15
      Kim said:

      It is good! Thanks so much for pinning and stopping by!

  24. 3.12.15
    Grace said:

    Yummy! Love how this recipe doesn’t have eggs. Thanks for sharing with us at Pin Worthy WEdnesday

  25. 3.11.15
    Christie said:

    Yummy! I love cookie dough! This recipe is going to be dangerous!