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Insanely Delicious Cookie Dough Ice Cream (Homemade No Churn)

Do you love cookies and ice cream equally and find them irresistible no matter what? This Cookie Dough Ice Cream has both, so you can have an idea of the super tempting flavor. Made without an ice cream machine, it’s easy to make at home with simple ingredients! 

The creamy and delicious flavor of this cookie dough ice cream will win hearts if you serve it as a dessert for family or friends’ get-togethers. For anyone who loves cookie dough, chocolate chips, or ice cream, this chocolate chip cookie dough will be nothing less than a treat.

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You can make this easy recipe anytime, whether you’re celebrating something, having guests over your place, or craving something sweet because you’re feeling down. A delicious sugary treat can elevate anyone’s mood in no time. 

As we’re talking about an easy and tasty ice cream recipe, make sure to check 13 Delicious Mason Jar Ice Cream Recipes to enjoy different flavors this summer. 

Never made ice cream at home? Don’t worry; this recipe is so simple that you won’t even feel like it’s your first try. So, let’s begin.

Jar of cookie dough and chocolate chip ice cream.

💗 Why You’ll Love Cookie Dough Ice Cream

  • It’s a yummy – hello chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream, it’s a classic favorite!
  • Although the recipe takes some time to prepare, the instructions are easy to follow and won’t be a hassle if you follow the recipe correctly.
  • No need to get an ice cream maker or churn the ingredients for hours to get the perfect ice cream texture.
  • Make it ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days without any change in flavor; a perfect dessert when you’re craving something sweet but don’t have the energy to go to the kitchen.
  • No ice cream maker needed and no crazy time spent churning!

Want more recipes that you can make in advance and store? Then, try our Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar recipe. 

🍪 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ingredients

You won’t find a better recipe that will taste so good yet so easy to make. To make cookie dough ice cream, you’ll need only a few ingredients; most of these might already be in your kitchen. 

For detailed information about the quantity of ingredients, check out the recipe card below. 

For cookie dough 

  • cooked flour 
  • brown sugar 
  • salted butter 
  • white sugar 
  • vanilla 
  • salt 
  • chocolate chips 

For ice cream 

  • whipping cream 
  • sugar 
  • vanilla 
Ingredients needed for cookie dough ice cream.

🥣 Tools Needed

Got all the ingredients? Before moving on to the recipe, let’s quickly check if you have all the tools you’ll need to make cookie dough ice cream, so you won’t have to stop halfway to get any tools. Here are the tools you must have to make this recipe:

Bread Loaf Pan

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Mixing Bowls

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Mason jars with lid

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  • THE PERFECT CANNING JARS - Ball Mason Jars come with airtight lids and bands that allow you to store your homemade preserves for up to 18 months. They make the perfect container for preserving high-acid foods like salsas and pickles, as well as low-acid foods like meats and more!

Spoons for stirring

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How to Make Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Feel like 1 hour is too much time to spend in the kitchen making chocolate chip cookie dough? And then you have to wait another 6-8 hours when your ice cream freezes. But didn’t you hear that the best things need time and effort? 

This recipe is worth every minute you’ll spend in the kitchen and waiting until it freezes. From the first bite to the last, you’ll only thank yourself for making an effort for this delicious snack or dessert. 

Follow the instructions below to prepare cookie dough ice cream to perfection: 

Cookie dough 

  1. Mix butter, brown sugar and white sugar in a medium-sized bowl. 
  2. Then add vanilla and salt and stir well. 
  3. Gradually add flour to the bowl mixture and keep stirring until dough is formed. 
  4. Next, add chocolate chips and mix with the dough. 
  5. With the help of a spoon, take some cookie dough on your hands and rub your palms to form small balls, also called cookie bites. Set cookie bites aside in the fridge and start making your ice cream base. 

Ice cream 

  1. Take a mixing bowl, and whip the heavy cream until it softens. Don’t overwhip to make it very soft.
  2. After the cream peaks form, add vanilla, cookie bites, and sugar to it. Still well to distribute the cookie bites evenly in cream.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bread pan and keep it in the freezer for 6-8 hours or overnight. Transfer it all to your Mason Jar to serve and enjoy.
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Collage of images of how to make chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.

👏 Helpful Tips

Following the recipe will give you a good flavor, but with these tips, you’ll make this recipe like a pro. 

  • Always use heavy full-fat cream for ice cream to make it thick. 
  • Stir the ice cream well, especially after adding cookie bites, for a smooth texture. 
  • Use an airtight container or jar to freeze ice cream and to avoid being icer. The texture will be creamier when no air enters the container during freezing. 

🥄 Recipe Variations

To enjoy a different cookie dough ice cream flavor every time, here are some variations you must try. 

Add other items to the dough – Besides chocolate chips, you can also add crushed oreo pieces, toffee pieces, coconut flakes, chopped nuts, and dried fruit. 

Use different extracts – You can add coconut, banana, maple or rum extract to your ice cream, if you want. 

Add your favorite toppings – Serve by adding your favorite toppings, such as chocolate chips, crushed nuts, etc., to enhance flavor. 

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❓ FAQ

Can you put raw cookie dough in the ice cream? 

It’s not recommended to do this because raw dough may contain bacteria that can harm your body. Hence, always using cooked flour for making cookie dough for ice cream. So the cookie dough that we make for this recipe is COMPLETELY SAFE!

How do you cook flour?

To make your flour safe to use in the cookie dough, prepare your flour by cooking it to remove any bacteria that may be present. To cook it to make it safe simply spread the flour on a cookie sheet in the oven and bake fo five minutes at 350°F.

Is chocolate chip cookie dough gluten-free? 

You can easily make a gluten-free version by using gluten-free flour. For this, make sure to check the flour packaging labels to pick up gluten-free flour for your cookie dough ice cream. 

Can you use frozen cookie dough bites for this recipe? 

Yes, you can add frozen cookie bites to your ice cream if you don’t want to make your own. 

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Insanely Delicious Cookie Dough Ice Cream (Homemade No Churn)

Mason Jar Recipe
Ready for some insanely good homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream that you can make at home without an ice cream maker and you don't have to spend hours churning?!?! Made with SAFE and edible cookie dough pieces too!
Prep Time 1 hr
Freeze Time 8 hrs
Total Time 9 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 quart

Ingredients
  

Cookie dough:

  • 1 cup flour cooked
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick salter butter softened
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Ice cream:

  • 3 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla

Instructions
 

Cookie dough

  • Mix butter, brown sugar and white sugar in a medium-sized bowl. Then add vanilla and salt and stir well.
  • Gradually add flour to the bowl mixture and keep stirring until dough is formed.
  • Next, add chocolate chips and mix with the dough.
  • With the help of a spoon, take some cookie dough on your hands and rub your palms to form small balls, also called cookie bites.
  • Set cookie bites aside in the fridge and start making your ice cream base.

Ice cream

  • Take a mixing bowl, and whip the heavy cream until it softens. Don’t overwhip to make it very soft.
  • After the cream peaks form, add vanilla, cookie bites, and sugar to it.
  • Stir well to distribute the cookie bites evenly in cream.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bread pan and keep it in the freezer for 6-8 hours or overnight. Transfer it all to your Mason Jar to serve and enjoy.

Notes

Helpful Tips

  • Always use heavy full-fat cream for ice cream to make it thick. 
  • Stir the ice cream well, especially after adding cookie bites, for a smooth texture. 
  • Use an airtight container or jar to freeze ice cream and to avoid being icer. The texture will be creamier when no air enters the container during freezing. 
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