When it comes to sweet treats, there really is nothing better than cookies. They are so versatile and there is an endless variety of ingredients and recipe options to choose from. You can never get bored with cookies!
One thing we particularly love about cookies is that they can be used to create a cake. If you are someone that is a cookie lover, and is not as fond of a traditional birthday cake, they are the perfect alternative to consider.
Cookie cakes are fairly easy to make, and the decorating process is great fun for all the family. While some of the recipes are more difficult to follow, there are plenty of easy recipes to try out if you are someone that is not so gifted on the cooking front.
In this article, we have compiled a list of the 15 easiest cookie cake recipes you can make at home. They are all slightly different from each other, and we can confirm that they taste fantastic!
Which recipe will you try out first?
1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
To begin with, let’s start with a classic recipe, a chocolate chip cookie cake! Sometimes simple is the best option, especially if you are someone that loves and enjoys chocolate chip cookies.
This is a simple recipe to follow, and the instructions are laid out clearly. All of the ingredients are easy to source, and even the least experienced of bakers should find this recipe easy.
It creates the perfect chocolate chip cookie cake that is soft and gooey on the inside (thanks to the melted chocolate chips), and has just the right amount of crunch on the outside. It is definitely a solid choice to choose!
Plus, if you “accidentally” make too much cookie dough, you’ve got a yummy snack once the cake has been eaten!
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
This is another classic chocolate chip cookie cake, though the recipe does vary slightly in comparison to the first recipe we featured. Again, it is easy enough to follow, and the instructions are not too complex to understand. Simply bake the cookie dough in a cake pan layered with parchment paper, and wait!
The taste of the cookie cake when cooked correctly is simple and great. If you are looking for a cookie cake to make that you can add any topping or frosting to, this is a great option to consider and the basic flavor compliments things such as chocolate and candy well.
3. My Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Recipe
This recipe states that it is the best chocolate chip cookie cake, and we have to agree, this cake really does taste fantastic.
What is great about this cookie cake is that it only takes a total of 40 minutes to make from start to finish. This is such a short amount of time, and perfect when you are in need of a last minute sweet treat to bake.
This cake can be decorated in any way you like, and the recipe is simple and easy to follow. We would recommend following the classic American buttercream frosting recipe included with the cake because it tastes incredible. Do not forget to include plenty of sprinkles to finish the cake off too! Plus, you can even melt a chunk of unsalted butter over the top to make it irresistibly mouth-watering.
4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
This chocolate chip cookie cake recipe is both interesting and tasty. It is one that we have recreated many times and have thoroughly enjoyed. The recipe is simple but effective, and the cake is the perfect balance of soft and chewy cookie.
The chocolate frosting adds to the flavor of the cake, and we like to add milk chocolate chips to the top of the cake to decorate it along with some powdered sugar. It is a favorite in our household, and it is definitely a cake you want to have more than one slice of!
As the recipe suggests, when sourcing the chocolate chips, it is best to use semi-sweet chocolate chips. This ensures that the cake is not overwhelmingly sweet.
5. Giant Cookie Cake
If you are hosting a children’s party, and you need to create a giant cookie cake, this is the perfect recipe to try. This is the largest cookie cake featured in this article, and it also tastes fantastic.
The recipe is easy to follow, and the instructions are simple to understand. The ingredients are not difficult to acquire, and while this is a giant cookie, the baking and prepping time is surprisingly minimal. It can also be decorated with any toppings you desire.
6. Cookie Cake
This is another simple, but effective recipe to follow. Our favorite thing about this recipe is the decorations and the fondant that accompany it. It elevates the taste of the cake, and it also looks fantastic too.
This cookie cake recipe is not too complicated, and the instructions are all laid out clearly for you to follow. The preparation and cooking time is minimal, and the decoration time will take as long as you would like it to.
7. Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
When it comes to the easiest chocolate chip cookie cakes, this recipe is one of the best options to follow. It is super simple, and not overly complicated.
The cookie created is 9 inches in its size, and it tastes fantastic with homemade buttercream frosting. However, you can choose to eat it plain if you prefer!
The texture is fantastic, being the perfect blend of a soft center, with a crunchy outside. It does not take too long to cook, which is perfect when you need to bake a sweet treat quickly.
8. Sheet Pan Cookie Cake
If you are looking for a larger homemade cookie cake, this is one of the best options to consider. As it is a sheet pan cookie cake, it is not circular shaped like the other options featured in the article.
This does not make much of a difference to the recipe, and also means that it can be cut up and served slightly easier.
The recipe is easy to follow and understand, and the cookie bakes evenly. It does not take too long to prepare, and it is perfect for parties as it serves a lot of people.
9. Cookie Cake Recipe
This is a fantastic cookie cake recipe for beginners, it is easy to follow, and it tastes delicious too. It is a fun option to choose if you want to bake with your family, and the ingredients are inexpensive to purchase.
This recipe tastes great when you add chocolate or frosting to the cookie cake too! It does not take too long to cook, and it is great for birthday celebrations.
10. Letter Cookie Cake
If you are looking to get more creative with the cookie cake you create, the letter cookie cake is a great option to consider. It talks you through how to make each letter, and the recipe is easy to recreate. 7
This is the perfect recipe to choose for a special occasion, and it can make a great gift too! It is beautifully presented, with edible flowers, chocolate, and fruit – the perfect combination!
11. Mega Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
If you are looking for a chocolate chip cookie cake to impress your friends with, then look no further than this recipe. It is simple to recreate, and it tastes fantastic too! It is the ultimate sweet treat for special occasions, and it can be decorated any way you’d like it to be!
12. Giant Cookie Cake Recipe | M&Ms & Chocolate Chip
Do you want the ultimate cookie cake featuring an overload of chocolate? This is the best option to consider. This cookie cake tastes incredible, and the mix of M&Ms and chocolate chips is fantastic. It is rich, sweet, and delicious.
The recipe is easy to follow, and it is not too difficult to recreate. We would certainly recommend trying it out as it is not overcomplicated in any way, and it serves a lot of people being a giant cookie.
13. Easter Cookie Cake
This cookie cake is super simple and easy to make. It is the perfect option to recreate at Easter, and it is a fun activity to do with the whole family. While it is a seasonal bake, you can recreate this at any time of the year. It does not take too long to recreate, and it is a tasty dessert to make!
14. Chocolate Chip Cookie Layer Cake
If you love cookies, and want the ultimate cookie cake, this is the perfect option for you. It features multiple layers of cookies, with buttercream in between. It is mouth wateringly good, and a great option to recreate for a birthday party or another special occasion.
15. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
Last but not least, we have this delicious chocolate chip cookie cake. It is easy to make, and it is a giant cookie perfect for the whole family. You can decorate it with any toppings you like, from fondant icing to chocolate, and sprinkles. Or, all three if you are feeling fancy!
We hope you have found this article useful. As you can see, there are so many cookie cake recipes to follow. They are not too difficult to recreate, and we think they taste absolutely incredible. They can also be decorated to suit your tastes and preferences too!