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Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Raw cookie dough is the best part about making cookies if you ask me. As a child, I was always told that it was unsafe to eat too much raw cookie dough. Of course, I rebelled against this nonsense at every chance that I got.

Pretty sure I never got sick from eating it, and I do believe it’s a myth. But, just to be on the safe side, there are recipes out there for edible cookie batter. Dough you can sit and eat raw to your heart’s content. 😉 I received the book Cookie Doughlicious for review. This post contains affiliate links.

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Cookie Doughlicious contains 50 cookie dough recipes for candies, cakes, and more. The pages are filled with delicious pictures and tasty recipes. All of the recipes are easy to follow. Each cookie dough recipe also lists pages with other recipes where the dough can be used. For example, if you make Butterscotch Cookie Dough, at the bottom of the page it will suggest pages for related recipes.

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Recipe

For starters, I decided to make Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough. Snickerdoodles are scrumptious and one of the forbidden doughs from my childhood.

Yield: 4 people

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Batter

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Raise your hand if you love cookie dough more than baked cookies! This cookie dough is safe to eat raw. 

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons butter, 1/2 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar, calls for superfine sugar, I used regular sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, Spread flour on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 mins to kill off any harmful bacteria. Let cool before adding to the ingredients.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided


  1. Beat the butter and sugar in a medium bowl for 3 minutes. 
  2. Stir in the vanilla and milk. 
  3. Add the toasted flour (see above - important for safety), salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon and mix. Blend well. 
  4. Sprinkle the rest of the cinnamon over the dough and fold it in, leaving some cinnamon streaks.


Note: Several people have said this recipe is too salty. You may want to start with 1/4 teaspoon and adjust to your taste. 

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 434Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 228mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 5g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough

Once you have your dough, you can use it in recipes or just eat it raw. I am not saying it’s healthy; only that it is safe to eat because it does not contain raw eggs. With my batch of Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough, I made cookie dough truffles.


Tuesday 14th of November 2017

I have and always will eat raw cookie dough and cake batter when baking!! That being said, I had a craving for something sweet, but didn't have any eggs on hand! Thanks for fufilling my sweet tooth anyways ;) Delish!


Tuesday 14th of November 2017

I like your style. I, too, like to live on the edge. ;) LOL So happy you liked it!!

Anna Kazmierczak

Tuesday 22nd of August 2017

This looks super yummy! Friend showed me this and I need to try it!


Friday 13th of January 2017

I just found this post, linked from a tweet today! So glad you brought it forward. I am planning on making a batch of this soon, and I may or may not share it with anyone else. I'm just saying. ;-) Thanks!!

steven bouchard

Saturday 7th of March 2015

I love this and I can't wait to make it and try it!

nicole dz

Tuesday 10th of February 2015

Loved that you used this to make truffles, awesome to put out at a party or put in a box for gift giving.

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