Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

These Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies are delicious, chocolatey cookies filled with cookies and cream candies! They’re so fun and they make the perfect gift!
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Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

Can we talk?
I had a break up.
I’m not gonna lie, it was kinda serious.
It’s hard when you finally realize something you have been living for is not going to work out.  All the dreams you had are just…gone.
The relationship was dysfunctional.  Full of mocking and chiding.
The break up happened a while ago, but only now am I able to really talk about it.
I needed time.
But, I’m ready now.  My wounds have begun to heal.
So, here goes…
I officially dumped all my “5 pounds from now” clothes.
They are gone. Gone.
I know all you ladies know what I am talking about.  These are the clothes you hang on to because you remember looking and feeling great while wearing them.  Clothes you bought because you couldn’t fathom buying the dreaded size up.  Clothes you swore that you would get into after you did your “detox”.
And let’s all be honest…we know that they aren’t really “5 pounds from now clothes”..they are more like 10, 15…pounds from now clothes.
AND we all know that if we DO get down to the weight where those clothes fit we’re gonna go buy new stuff!  Because there’s nothing better than shopping for skinny clothes.
In hindsight I should have done it a long time ago.  I watch Oprah everyday..I know all the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, but when you are knee deep in size 6’s you just don’t want to let go.
But I have and you can too.  Trust me, time heals the wounds.
So now that you have decided to live for the moment and I’ve talked you into a closet overhaul you will need sustenance, let’s get it on…
Cookies and Cream Cookies
Not for lightweights.

How to Make Cookies & Cream Cookies

I used these…Hershey’s Cookies and Creme Drops..

 

 They are great because they don’t have a candy shell, so there’s no crunch…

They add nice big chicks of candy in the cookies 🙂

Now that I have ended my broken relationship with skinny jeans from past I feel lighter, healthier and happier…
Happier, because now I have space to go shopping!  Shhh, don’t tell my husband!
Take my lead sisters…get rid of those dumb clothes.  Buy clothes for NOW, because you’re all gorgeous!
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Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: About 30 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description:

These Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies are delicious, chocolatey cookies filled with cookies and cream candies! They’re so fun and they make the perfect gift!


Ingredients:

  • 2 sticks butter (1 cup)
  • 1 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 t. pure vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder (I used Hershey’s Special Dark), but if you don’t like dark, just use regular cocoa powder.
  • 2 1/4 cups AP flour
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 oz. Hershey’s Cookies and Creme drops (if you can’t find these because they are a new item use coarsely chopped Cookies and Cream Kisses OR Hershey’s Cookies and Creme Bars)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat to 350
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy and light.
  3. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  4. On low, slowly beat in cocoa powder until well incorporated.
  5. On low mix in your remaining dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt).
  6. Fold in you Cookies and Creme drops and chocolate chips until evenly incorporated.
  7. Drop by large tablespoonful on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  8. I recommend under baking these. So bake for approx 12 minutes or until edges are set.
  9. When done baking let cool on baking sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring to wire rack to finish cooling.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Am

These pics and the thought of sinking my teeth into one of those cookies makes me go totally weak in the knees. How I wish I could eat cookies again!!! I stopped eating them entirely about a year ago, because each time I had cookies I would get pimples the next day. 🙁

Largo CPA

If only I weren’t trying to lose weight. This site makes me hungry! It’s bringing out my inner child. Great job.

Joe
Largo CPA

Mary

Oh my goodness!!! I made these and they were so so delicious!!! Check them out: http://mary-making.blogspot.com/2011/11/cookies-cream-cookies-and-thanksgiving.html

Plus, I loved your post–it was so cleverly written!

Amanda
Amanda

Would love to make these!
“1 1/2 t. pure vanilla” — is the ‘t’ tablespoon or teaspoon?

Joana
Joana

Lower-case t indicates teaspoon, upper-case T indicates tablespoon. 🙂

Lacey
Lacey

I made these and they were amazing!! I took them to my husband’s work and they were a hit! I will definitely make these again 🙂

Ms. Morgan
Ms. Morgan

Thank you for sharing this. (Both the recipe and your personal story). I know how hard it is to be so public about a rough relationship and to try to keep food and relationships separate. The cookies look delicious and I am looking forward to trying them.

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Meredith
Meredith

These look amazing! Here is a recipe for some cookies i love -http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chocolate-Sandwich-Cookies-II/Detail.aspx – these are cake mix cookies! They are delicious and l hope you enjoy them! But you should know that you can use any flavor of cake mix, and also, this recipe makes a double batch, so if you are only making 1 batch you will need to use only half of everything.

The Girl in the Pink Dress
The Girl in the Pink Dress

My mom-in-law tried your recipe and I really liked it! It's sooooo yummy!!!!

Christi @ Love From The Oven
Christi @ Love From The Oven

Oh my word, those look insane!!! I swear I have clothing in enough sizes to run a store out of my closet. Sigh. I'm always going to lose that ten pounds. And than I see those cookies… 🙂

Holly
Holly

I just threw away a TON of clothes I was hanging onto for the same reason : ( Lovin the cookies! They sound amazing!!

Baking Addict
Baking Addict

these look amazing. I'll have to get my hands on those hershey drops!

Lot-O-Choc
Lot-O-Choc

Glad you had a good clear out of all your clothes, Im sure you feel so much better for it!
These cookies look amazing, the new hersheys drops look so good, i wish they did stuff like that in the UK 🙁

Brooke
Brooke

These look amazing!!!

Cookie Sleuth
Cookie Sleuth

I have not seen those Hershey's bites. I will need to try them.

I am in the process of the breakup. I have taken all of the clothes out of the closet, but I haven't been able to bring myself to actually get rid of them. Almost there…

Lexi
Lexi

That picture of the cookies got me immediately. These are going on my want to make list. They look so good.

MegSmith @ Cooking.In.College
MegSmith @ Cooking.In.College

Love this! Those cookies look unbelievable…

Monet
Monet

Smile. Amen, sister! I am getting rid of some of my too small clothes too…and I'm certainly hunting down those hershey drops. Yum! Thank you for sharing your heart and these treats. I hope you have a blessed Saturday!

Mary
Mary

What a great post. You have the skills to be a motivator. This is my first visit to your blog. I just wanted you to know how much I enjoyed this and your other entries. I've spent some time here and will definitely be back. I really like your posts and you attitude. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

Amanda
Amanda

Thanks for an awesome post! I featured it on my blog — Today's Top 20!
Amanda
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Leslie
Leslie

You are too funny. I am still going out with all of those clothes. I still have hopes and dreams I will fit into them again 🙂

Linda V @ Bubble and Sweet
Linda V @ Bubble and Sweet

OMG – that candy looks to die for, notice I didn't say to diet for I want some now! and the cookies you made with them YUM. Good work with the break up, be happy and healthy and the way you were made.

grace
grace

you're a strong woman, not only because you parted with those clothes, but also because you were able to resist eating all those drops before they made it into the cookies! 🙂

Monica H
Monica H

How bout little bittly shorts youwore in high school? SHould those go too? ha!

These look yum. I love white chocolate in a dark chocolate cookie.

Katrina
Katrina

I made fudge with those Drops over the holidays. And your cookies look divine, whether I fit in my current pants or not!

Tia
Tia

what a gorgeous use of this new product

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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