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Frosted Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

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Frosted chocolate chip cookies are one of my favorite cookies right now. You have a homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe that is then topped with a velvety vanilla frosting and crumbled cookies. Each bite is loaded with a sweet cookie flavor.

Chocolate chip cookie topped with frosting and Chips ahoy mini cookies with a rolling pin.

Chocolate chip frosted cookies are very easy to make and add an extra pop of fun to them. The crumbled cookie sprinkled on top gives out the cookie monster vibes!

If you are a sucker for a good cookie recipe, let me share some of my favorites. Whip up these maple pecan cookies, New Mexico Biscochitos cookies, or Crumbl blue monster cookies.

Closeup of a chocolate chip cookie topped with frosting and Chips ahoy mini cookies.

These chocolate chip frosted cookies are a simple chocolate chip cookie recipe. Once cooled you will spread on a creamy and smooth vanilla frosting and crumble cookie on top for a double cookie recipe.

Serve with a tall glass of milk for a classic cookie snack.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe!

  • This iced cookie recipe uses basic ingredients you might already have on hand in your pantry and fridge.
  • Easy to whip up and get in the oven for baking.
  • You are welcome to change up the frosting flavor to alter the flavor.
  • Make a day before you plan to serve it up for a simple make-ahead dessert.
  • A made-from-scratch treat to serve up a family or a crowd.

What’s in these frosted chocolate chip cookies

  • Flour – All Purpose flour that is scooped into the measuring cup and then leveled off.
  • Baking Soda
  • Butter – Salted butter is what I used for this recipe.
  • Brown Sugar
  • White Sugar – Granulated sugar.
  • Egg – Room temperature, large egg.
  • Vanilla – The vanilla will enhance the flavor of the cookies quite a bit.
  • Chocolate Chips – You can use milk chocolate, semi-sweet, or dark chocolate.
  • Vanilla Frosting – Make homemade vanilla frosting or buy a jar.
  • Chip Ahoy Cookies – Reach for the mini cookies for this recipe. You will crumble them up and top the cookies.
Bowls of white sugar, egg, chocolate chip, brown sugar, butter and flour.

How To Make

  1. In a large bowl, you will cream together the butter and both sugars. Mix for two minutes at medium speed.
  2. Next, add the egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Then slowly work in the dry ingredients. Allow it to form a soft dough. (Photo 1)
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips. (Photo 2)
Collage of making cookies from a bowl of dry ingredients to having baked cookies.
  1. Drop cookie dough on the baking dishes, and bake as directed. (Photos 3 & 4)
  2. Once cooled add frosting and top with crushed cookies. Then serve. (Photos 5,6 & 7)
Collage of creating and frosting cookies.

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

Tips from our Recipe Developer

  • Creaming the butter and sugar for 2 minutes is going to help allow the butter and sugar to become ultra-creamy. This is going to help the texture of the cookies.
  • Slowly mix in the flour mixture a little at a time. Once the cookie dough is well mixed then fold in the chocolate chips.
  • In terms of chocolate any flavor of chocolate chips work. From dark to milk chocolate or even white chocolate if you want.
  • You can make a homemade frosting instead of buying a jar if you want. Any flavor of frosting will work great.
  • Make sure to grease the cookie sheet well. This will prevent the cookies from sticking to the pan.
  • Allow the cookies to fully cool before you go and frost the cookies.
  • You can change up the Chip Ahoy cookies to your favorite crumbled cookie. Try an Oreo cookie crumble.
Overhead shot of chocolate chip cookie topped with frosting and Chips ahoy mini cookies.

Storing Tips

Storage

You can store your cookies at room temperature in an airtight container. Frosted chocolate chip cookies will last for about 3-4 days. As each day passes the cookies will begin to try out.

Freezing

If you want go right ahead and freeze any cookies you don’t plan to eat. Just place it in a freezer bag or freezer container. Freeze for up to 5-6 months. Then thaw on the counter and enjoy.

What to serve with frosted chocolate chip cookies

Grab a tall glass of milk or a cup of coffee to sip on as you eat your sweet chocolate chip cookies. Or consider sipping on some strawberry tea for a lighter pairing.

Closeup of chocolate chip cookie topped with frosting and Chips ahoy mini cookies on a wooden table.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use store bought cookie dough?

If you don’t feel up to a homemade chocolate chip cookie, you can buy pre-made cookie dough that all you have to do is scoop and bake.

Does any flavor of frosting work?

Yes, you can use any flavor of frosting you would like, from chocolate frosting, festive sprinkle frosting, and more. Get creative and make a frosting you enjoy.

Does this recipe double well?

Go right ahead and double the cookie recipe if you need. Just batch-cook the cookies until all the cookies are fully cooked and cooled.

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Chocolate chip cookie topped with frosting and Chips ahoy mini cookies on a wooden table.
5 from 11 votes

Frosted Chocolate Chip Cookie


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Frosted Chocolate Chip Cookie are a homemade chocolate chip cookie that is then frosting with a vanilla frosting and a crumble of Chip Ahoy cookies.

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup (125 g) flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • cup (75 ⅔ g) butter
  • ½ cup (110 g) brown sugar
  • ¼ cup (50 g) white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup (90 g) chocolate chips

Topping:

  • 1 cup (236 ⅗ ml) vanilla frosting
  • Chips ahoy mini cookies

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F (177 °C) degrees and prep your cookie sheet and place it to the side.
  • Next you will use a medium bowl and add your butter and sugars in the bowl. Mix on medium speed for 2-3 minutes. It will become light and fluffy.
  • Next add in the egg and vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Slowly work in the dry ingredients. Mix in a little of the flour at a time.
  • Next fold in the chocolate chips in the batter with a spatula.
  • Then use a cookie scoop and make a scoop on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until it is cooled.
  • Once cooled you can frost the cookies and add a crumble of cookies on top.

Notes

  • Chocolate Chips – You can use milk chocolate, semi-sweet, dark chocolate, white chocolate, etc. 
  • Cream Sugar and Butter – Make sure to cream the butter and sugars. This is going to really help create a lightness to the cookies. 
  • Frosting – Any flavor or style of frosting works. You can make homemade or your favorite store-bought frosting. 
  • Cookies – If you want, you can change the Chip Ahoy cookies with Oreo cookies or other cookies. Just crumble and top the cookie with them. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 308kcal (15%) Carbohydrates: 47g (16%) Protein: 2g (4%) Fat: 13g (20%) Saturated Fat: 6g (38%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0.3g Cholesterol: 33mg (11%) Sodium: 155mg (7%) Potassium: 70mg (2%) Fiber: 0.3g (1%) Sugar: 35g (39%) Vitamin A: 213IU (4%) Vitamin D: 0.1µg (1%) Calcium: 22mg (2%) Iron: 1mg (6%)

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10 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Oh how fun! You had me at the velvety vanilla frosting and crumbled cookie topping. These cookies look absolutely amazing.

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