This Cookie Dough Cake Pop recipe is rich and creamy while being easy to make. You can enjoy everything you love about cookie dough in these light and fluffy cake pops.

Cookie dough cake pop close up.
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These cake dough pops are so delicious and very simple to make. I think they are even easier to make than traditional Cake Pop Recipe.

This is a fun cake recipe and perfect for parties. This recipe for edible cookie dough is so decadent and the chocolate coats each one.

You might also want to try this Edible Cookie Dough Balls Recipe. I have been making Cake Pop Recipes for years and it’s so easy.

Why we love this recipe:

  • Special treat for holidays and more. It makes any occasion even more festive.
  • Simple to make. With easy step by step instructions, this recipe is simple to follow.
  • Saves money. Cake pops are inexpensive to make and will save on bakery cost.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients for cookie dough cake pops - chocolate, brown sugar, butter, mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, butter.
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  • Brown Sugar
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate Candy Melts
  • Multi-Colored Sprinkles
  • Lollipop Sticks

You can get the complete ingredient list at the bottom of the post.

Variation ideas:

  • White Chocolate. Substitute this for the candy melts.
  • Topping. Try using various sprinkles, nuts, coconut or anything you like.
Butter and sugar creamed together in a bowl.

Step 1. Combine the butter and sugar. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter, sugar and vanilla extract with a hand held electric mixer or stand up mixer.  Then add in the milk and beat until combined.

Flour added to mixing bowl.

Step 2. Then stir in the flour by hand. 

Mixture combined with spatula.

Step 3. Add more milk at this time depending on the consistency of your cookie dough.

Chocolate chips added to bowl.

Step 4. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Dough formed into balls.

Step 5. Form the balls. Roll the cookie dough into approximately 1 inch size balls and place on a baking sheet with wax paper. Refrigerate them for 20-30 minutes.

Melted chocolate on stick.

Step 6. Melt the candy. Put the chocolate candy melts in a small microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds, then stir.  Then dip each cake pop stick into the melted candy and place them into the cookie dough balls about halfway into the balls.  

Cookie dough dipped in chocolate.

Step 7. Then carefully dip each cookie dough balls into the melted candy melts.  Make sure that the candy covers the balls completely.  Allow the excess melted candy to drip off back into the bowl.

Sprinkles added to each cake pop.

Step 8. Top with sprinkles and allow the candy coating to dry. Continue coating until all cookie dough balls are covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to make Starbucks Cookie dough cake pops?

It is similar but the cake pops are topped with mini chocolate chips. This topping needs to be added prior to the coating being set or it will not adhere.

How to store?

Store the leftover cake pops in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week. 

Can you freeze cake pops?

Yes, form the balls and insert a stick. Freeze and coat the next day with coating and topping.

Close up photo of cookie dough cake pops.

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This Cookie Dough Cake Pop recipe is rich and creamy while being easy to make. You can enjoy everything you love about cookie dough in these light and fluffy cake pops.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 285

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter, sugar and vanilla extract with a hand held mixer or stand up mixer.  Then add in the milk and beat until combined.
  • Then stir in the flour by hand.  Add more milk at this time depending on the consistency of your cookie dough.
  • Then stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Roll the cookie dough into approximately 1 inch size balls and refrigerate them for 20-30 minutes (no longer as then the sticks won’t go into the cookie dough).
  • Put the chocolate candy melts in a small microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds, then stir.  Then continue to heat in 30 second intervals stirring between each one until the candy melts are fully melted and creamy.
  • Dip each cake pop stick into the melted candy and then place them into the cookie dough balls about halfway into the balls.
  • Then carefully dip each cookie dough balls into the melted candy melts.  Make sure that the candy covers the balls completely.  Allow the excess melted candy to drip off back into the bowl.
  • Then place the stick of cake pops in a block of styrofoam, top with sprinkles immediately and allow the candy coating to dry.
  • Continue until all the cookie dough balls have been covered.
  • Then the cookie dough cake pops are ready to enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store the leftover cake pops in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week. 
*If the melted candy melt is too thick, thin it out with a small amount of vegetable oil or coconut oil.  Add it slowly to the melted chocolate.  

Nutrition Facts

Calories 285kcal, Carbohydrates 38g, Protein 2g, Fat 14g, Saturated Fat 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 26mg, Sodium 52mg, Potassium 38mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 28g, Vitamin A 304IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 29mg, Iron 1mg

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