Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Let me start off by saying that I love cookie cake. You might even go so far as to say I’m a cookie cake connoisseur. My family has long since stopped asking what type of cake I want for my birthday; there’s no question. I want cookie cake. And none of that dry, crumbly stuff you find in a lot of grocery stores. For years, I had thought that the best cookie cake to be had was what you get from the bakery in the mall – I think you all know the one I’m talking about.

Well, today, let me tell you that I was wrong. A couple weeks back, I realized it had been a while since I’d done any baking, so I thought I would try out a new recipe on my guinea pigs – I mean, co-workers. I searched my Pinterest for something relatively simple that wouldn’t take too terribly long to put together (I had to have it done in time to watch the hockey game!). I decided that the Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction was just the ticket. This is the same wonderful lady that I got my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe from. And yet again, she did not disappoint.

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This cookie cake is nice and thick, and wonderfully soft and chewy. And the chocolate butter cream frosting! Oh my goodness! Delicious!

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I only had salted butter on hand, so I cut the salt in the recipe in half, and it turned out fine. And it was just the right amount of salt in the buttercream frosting: I didn’t have to add any salt to flavor. Though, I would recommend following the recipe as is, since the amount of salt in different butters can vary. I also used a 9-inch round springform rather than a pie pan as it really is quick a thick cake.

This truly is the best cookie cake I’ve ever had. And my guinea pigs wholeheartedly agreed!

As always, questions and comments are welcome!

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