Cookie Dough Chess Pie {Cookie Dough Week!!}



Cookie_Dough_Week_updatedCookie Dough Week.  AKA, the best week of your freakin’ lyffffeeeee.

It’s no surprise I loooove me some cookie dough.  Classic chocolate chip, salty peanut butter, overloaded monster, sweet sugar… I love it all and am a complete cookie dough eating equal opportunist.  And if you hover over the ‘Browse by Recipe’ tab at the top of my page, you’ll even see I have a small section dedicated exclusively to cookie dough recipes…and that collection is expanding quite rapidly as my love for cookie dough continues to grow.

DSC_1017AToday on the menu, I’m kicking off Monday the right way: with a pie entirely made up of cookies.  And cookie dough.  And so much goodness your brain will nearly explode of overwhelming happiness.  Yeah, it’s that intense.

Chess pies ain’t nothin’ new, but the idea of covering the bottom of your flaky pie crust with ooey, gooey cookie dough, then topping the dough with freshly baked cookies and that decadent chess mixture and well, you have a whole new ball field with a brand new star player.  This is the chess pie to end all chess pies, ya hear?!  It’s a slam-dunk.  A touchdown.  A goal.  A… crap, I don’t know anymore winning sports terms, but thankfully you catch my drift, yeah?

So less talk, more eat, am I riiiite?


4.7 from 3 reviews
Cookie Dough Chess Pie {Cookie Dough Week!!}
Recipe type: Pie
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Serves: 8
Cookie Dough Lovers will rejoice over this extremely gooey, decadent Cookie Dough Pie!
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 recipe your favorite egg-free chocolate chip cookie dough -- see link below recipe -- or you may use your favorite refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough but bear in mind that most refrigerated doughs have eggs and I do not condone eating raw eggs -- that's up to you!
  • 1 pkg Chips Ahoy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (or your favorite soft & chewy cookies)
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • Cookie Dough ice cream, whipped cream, more chocolate chips, chocolate syrup optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Liberally grease a 9" pie plate with cooking spray. Unroll the pie crust onto the pie plate and press to conform; crimp edges if you'd like.
  2. Gently press the cookie dough into the bottom of the pie crust in an even layer; set aside. Meanwhile, chop up all of the chewy chocolate chip cookies into bite-sized pieces. Place all of the chopped cookies into the pie plate on top of the cookie dough layer.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, brown and white sugar, vanilla and vinegar until combined. Pour the mixture evenly on top of the chocolate chip cookies.
  4. Bake the pie for approx. 30-35 minutes or until the center is only slightly jiggly and the pie is golden brown. The crust usually cooks faster, so halfway though I strongly suggest putting a foil tent around the edges or use silicone pie shields to prevent burning. Once baked, allow the pie to cool completely.
  5. Cut into slices and serve topped with cookie dough ice cream, chocolate syrup, and any additional fixins you desire!



DSC_1032ATHIS is my favorite egg-free cookie dough recipe that I encourage you to use for the base of this cookie-doughy, gooey pie.  You will likely have leftover cookie dough for which I strongly encourage eating straight outta the bowl or for making truffles — check out the Cookie Dough section on my blog for more ideas 🙂  This pie is a cookie dough lover’s DREAM come true!  It’s so irresistibly gooey and rich, loaded with tons of that brown sugary, vanilla and chocolate-y cookie dough goodness.  The bottom of the pie doesn’t quite cook all the way, leaving that sweet and half-baked cookie dough layer on the bottom.  And the chess mixture (that luscious sugar-butter mixture!) makes the baked cookies moist and chewy, mimicking cookie dough more so.  Topped with cookie dough ice cream and a generous smothering of chocolate syrup and this is the end all-be all to cookie dough ever!

Because we’re in the midst of Cookie Dough Week, be sure to check out these AWESOME cookie dough recipes from some of my bestest bloggy buddies!

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Stuffed Sandies from White Lights on Wednesday

Cookie Dough Cake Roll from Grandbaby Cakes

Peanut butter cookie dough topped brownies from Roxana’s Home Baking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bars from Back For Seconds

Cookie Dough Buckeyes from Something Swanky

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pizza from Life, Love and Sugar

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Dough Bars from Crazy for Crust

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Stuffed Nutter Butters from The Gunny Sack

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cookie Cups from Mom On Timeout

Cookie Dough Chess Pie from The Domestic Rebel

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies from Lemons for Lulu

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups from Simply Gloria

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies from Kitchen Meets Girl

Cookie Dough S’mores Dip from Beyond Frosting

Have a fantastical Monday!!

xo, Hayley

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  1. Best Chess Pie EVER! I love it Hayley! I’m so glad getting stranded in the parking lot didn’t deter this amazing pie – so yummy! 🙂

  2. Woah! This is soooooo bad for you, yet such a decadent treat! Cookie dough-riffic!

  3. I’m in LOVE! Pie + cookie dough = best pie ever!

  4. Tanya Schroeder says:

    Well this sort of beats all. Cookie dough + pie+cookies=the happiest woman ever!

  5. Wow! I’m excited too see all your cookie dough recipes!

  6. Yep, my brain is exploding with this awesomeness of cookie dough! You’re so creative with making it into a pie… love it! Pinning and sharing!

  7. well now this just isn’t fair to every other pie that ever existed in the history of life. looks so crazy good. and that shot with the hot fudge…i die.

  8. Best Pie Ever!!! Hands down :0

  9. Another gorgeous dessert! I’ve never heard of chess pie until now. I need to do some research!

    • thedomesticrebel says:

      Thank you, Michelle! How are you and Georgia doing? I had Sunflower yesterday and thought of you!

  10. I want to dive in head first! Plus the cookie dough ice cream on top- oh my word! Thanks so much for joining us!

  11. So much cookie dough goodness packed into one dessert!

  12. I love chess pie and have made all kinds but nothing like this. I think I’m going to try it for Easter using refrigerated cookie dough as the crust, omitting the pie shell. Thanks for the inspiration.

  13. OHMAHGOODNESSYES. Insert so many heart emojis here for this pie.

  14. DUDE COOKIE DOUGH WEEK IS A THING?!?! I don’t even know how to properly express my excitement over this pie or about the rest of what you have in store!! 😀

  15. this is the pie of all pies! looks absolutely amazing! love that you didn’t bake the bottom all the way though leaving it on the gooey side. yum!

  16. !!!!!!!

    HAYLEY! Look at what you did! You made the best pie in the history of pies!!!! ahhh the cookie dough goodnesssss!!!

  17. Girl… Just LOOKING at these pictures makes me want to jump off any beach-body-diet and dive fork first into a ginormous slice of your pie. Cookie dough, more cookie dough, and even cookie dough ice cream?? Count me in!!

    P.S. I’m a total sports lover, so I gotcha covered for those winning sports phrases! 😉 Home run, grand slam, game-changer, ace… I could go on, but I’d get distracted by that pie again!

  18. Chess pie just got a huge makeover and I’m digging it.


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