Cookie Cake for Valentine's Day
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Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 20 pieces
 
A giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake made with Valentine's Day M&M's and decorated with buttercream frosting.
Ingredients
For the Cookie Cake:
  • 2¼ c. flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • ¾ c. brown sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. chocolate chips
  • 1 c. Valentine's Day M&M's
For the Buttercream Frosting:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 2-3 c. powdered sugar
  • 2-3 T. milk
  • Red and pink food coloring
  • Valentine's Day M&M's
  • sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Stir in the vanilla.
  4. Mix in the eggs one at a time.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  6. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and Valentine's Day M&M's.
  7. Spread the cookie batter into a greased 12 inch circular baking pan.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cookie is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  10. In a medium bowl beat the butter with a mixer until smooth. Add in the vanilla and mix well.
  11. Add in the powdered sugar a half cup at a time, mixing in between each addition, until the frosting is thick. Stir in the milk 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  12. Add food coloring to the frosting and pipe it on the cake. Top with sprinkles or Valentine's Day M&M's.
Notes
Adapted from Nestle
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/chocolate-chip-cookie-cake-valentines-day/