Reeses Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip

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If you love cookie dough, have you ever thought about skipping the baking process and just making it a part of your favourite dessert? This recipe for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip will show you how to do it. Then you can add cookie dough to just about any sweet treat you fancy – graham crackers, animal crackers, pretzels, fruit, ice cream, pie, doughnuts, cupcakes, cake, and, of course, even cookies.

This cookie dough recipe is reminiscent of two favourite things we enjoyed as kids. Do you recall when you used to make cookies with your grandma and she’d give you the bowl to scrape out when you were done? Remember how good that cookie dough used to taste? Almost better than the cookies that came out of the oven, right? And remember Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? How they melted in your mouth, their flavours complementing each other and blending together perfectly? Now you can relive those nostalgic sensations with this amazing dessert dipping sauce that’s easy to make and even easier to eat.

One of the best things about this dessert recipe is that it doesn’t include eggs like real cookie dough would, but uses cream cheese, instead. For food safety reasons, it’s always a good idea to completely cook your eggs before consuming or serving them. When we look at cookie dough, we often forget there could be raw eggs in there, but thanks to cream cheese, this “cookie dough” recipe is completely egg free. Cream cheese is such a versatile recipe ingredient. It’s one that can be uses in sweet dishes as well as in savoury ones, simply because it tends to take on the flavours of other ingredients mixed with it. In the case of this peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough, it adds to the creamy texture of the peanut butter while blending with the brown sugar and vanilla flavours, providing a luscious contrast to the big chunks of Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cups and smaller chocolate chips mixed throughout. You also have a hint of cheesecake in there, especially if you spread this dip onto cake or graham crackers. Whether it’s for game night, a potluck, sleepover, or a kids’ birthday party, this surprisingly original dessert condiment recipe will hit a home run every time, making virtually everything you dip into it taste even better. Once it’s done, be sure to store it in the fridge to keep it properly chilled so that it will stay fresh and retain it’s creamy texture.

Nutrition Facts for: Reeses Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip from Shugary Sweets

Ingredients: Unsalted butter, light brown sugar, peanut butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, chocolate chips, Reese's peanut butter cups.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 294, Calories from Fat 193, Total Fat 21.4g 33%, Saturated Fat 12.0g 60%, Cholesterol 45mg 15%, Sodium 168mg 7%, Potassium 94mg 3%, Carbohydrates 23.4g 8%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%, Sugars 21.2g, Protein 4.4g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 11%

This delicious dessert recipe idea comes from Aimee over at the “Shugary Sweets” blog, where you can find more fun and flavourful dishes for every meal, course, and occasion. Aimee’s a self-taught foodie with a penchant for originality and variation. Take her Rice Krispy treat recipes, for example – she offers 15 different kinds on her site! Aimee believes if you’re going to do dessert, then you’ve got to go all the way. Take it to its limits, and that way – it will always taste amazing.*

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