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Easiest Cookie Cake Ever

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The best way to eat a sugar cookie is when it’s the size of a cake! This soft sugar cookie cake is so easy you will want to make it for birthdays, Christmas cookie exchanges, and just because!

Sugar Cookie Cake

Best Cookie Cake Ever

Best Cookie Cake Ever

Sugar cookie cake with added sprinkles and icing is irresistible! Everyone will ooh and aah when you serve this easy cookie cake. The quick cookie cake recipe I use is one of my little culinary secrets.

Cookie Cake Ingredients

Cookie Cake Ingredients

You guessed my secret recipe if you guessed Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie cookie mix. This recipe only requires butter and an egg. It is super quick to DIY cookie cake recipes when you start with a mix and add your special garnishes such as sprinkles, candies, berries, etc.

Cookie Cake Baking Pans

If you are wondering how to make the best cookie cake then I have some great ideas starting with the pan and preparing the pan. To save on time and money I used a 9″ cake pan I had on hand. If you are using a cake pan that is smaller than 9″ the mix may over bake the sides of the pan so remove some of the mix and make a few drop cookies too.

Cake pan and parchment paper

The cake pan and parchment paper

The bakery chef professional baking tip is to cut a non-stick parchment paper pan liner. I use a pencil and trace the bottom of the pan on the parchment paper.

Tracing pan shape on the parchment paper

Tracing pan shape on the parchment paper

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Once my pan pattern is marked on the parchment paper I use my favorite kitchen scissors to cut it out. Next, I use bakers non-stick spray to grease the pan and then place the parchment circle in the bottom.

Cutting out cookie cake pan liner

Cutting out cookie cake pan liner

Sugar Cookie Cake Extra Options

How could these cookie cakes get any better, well, your special mix in goodies is how. Did I mention that I love Heath candy bars? Can you imagine the culinary delight that would offer a cookie cake? Don’t stop there you can add marshmallows, chocolate chips, etc. Note that you can add up to 1/4 cup of mix in goodies or your cake will bake over.

Sugar Cookie Cake with sprinkles ready to bake

Sugar Cookie Cake with sprinkles ready to bake

Cookie Cake Icing

Icing your cookie cake what could be sweeter? If you are making a birthday cookie cake then adding icing is a must. The icing can be added over the entire cake and/or use a pastry bag and pipe it on in any arrangement.

Made from Scratch Cookie Cake Icing

Made from Scratch Cookie Cake Icing

Classic Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream Frosting

Icing for cookie cake
4.84 from 12 votes
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Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buttercream frosting
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 213kcal


  • 1 Stick Unsalted Butter softened not melted
  • 4 Cups of 10X sugar
  • 5 to 7 Tablespoons Cream or milk


  • Using an electric mixer to cream butter and sugar together at a slow speed. Then slowly add cream one tablespoon at a time until the icing mixture is firm and smooth.
  • Frost your cake or cupcakes and enjoy!



Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
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Cookie Cake Serving Ideas

Milk is the favorite accompaniment to serve with cookies. Decorating your cookie cake with Christmas candies makes the perfect cookies and milk for Santa.

Cookies and milk for Santa

Cookies and milk for Santa

Serve your cookie cake with a cup of warm and cozy hot cocoa. See more serving ideas on my on Hot Cocoa Bar post here.

Hot Cocoa and Cookie Cake

Hot Cocoa and Cookie Cake

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Thank you for your visit today I hope you found some sweet inspiration. What is your favorite Christmas cookie?

Merry Christmas,


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Thursday 9th of December 2021

Kippi, this was one of my feature choices, but you were most clicked at the FWF party! Love this idea, and so did others :) Thanks for adding it. RR


Friday 3rd of December 2021

Kippi, just popping over quickly to get a better look at this cookie cake! I need to take something over to a shut-in, and they would love this. I would love to be gifted this!!! You should start a Pinterest Christmas treats board ;)

Merry, Merry :) RR

Linda on Poinsettia Drive

Saturday 30th of November 2019

Thank you for sharing on the Classy Flamingos! Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. This looks amazing.


Wednesday 27th of November 2019

Congrats on being the most clicked from last week's Snickerdoodle Create Make Bake Link Party! This delicious looking cookie cake will be featured at this week's party, which goes live Saturday at 5pm EST.

Julie Briones

Wednesday 27th of November 2019

This is lovely, Kippi! And such an easy cookie cake... I bet it's delicious!

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