This Slutty Brownie Cookie Dough Cake combines the Pinterest-favorite dessert into a layer cake filled with cookie dough! Irresistible, utterly decadent, and super delicious!
So yesterday, yours truly was on the Hallmark Channel’s show, Home & Family… did you catch it?
I wore a bomb pop-printed dress and made a cobbler pie from my latest cookbook, Two in One Desserts, and I got to meet Dean Cain, Donna Mills, and Fabio Viviani (as well as Mark and Debbie, the gracious and so-sweet hosts of H&F).
I had flown down to Los Angeles last Thursday and went on the Universal Studios backlot on Friday to film. It was so amazing being on the backlot where they film TV shows and movies. The Home and Family set is sandwiched between an old, abandoned western movie set with ramshackle saloons and buildings. And once I met my producer, she took me to my own private trailer.
It even had a private bathroom! And a mini-fridge stocked with Diet Coke! And air conditioning! And I didn’t have to share it with Dean Cain or Donna Mills or Fabio or anyone else! Is this what celebrity is like? If so, I’m enjoying the celeb life so far.
Anyway, when I was a kid I used to dream about writing novels… but I also dreamed about being on TV and how cool it would be. And you guys, it’s pretty freakin’ cool! Live TV seems scary but I think I have it down by now, and I love knowing that my readers are watching at home and cheering me on – that makes it a lot less scary 🙂 And now I’m going to be on a local TV show today, and I’m up to my eyeballs in treats but thankful for the opportunity to spread The Domestic Rebel word!
And today, I’m spreading the word about this Slutty Brownie Cookie Dough Cake. You’ve heard of slutty brownies, right? Now before you come wagging your finger at me and scold me about slut-shaming chocolate desserts, I did not come up with the name. Slutty Brownies are basically brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and Oreos mixed together into one outrageous bar, but I took it one step further, natch.
This cake consists of two fudge brownie “cake” layers sandwiched around chocolate chip and Oreo cookie dough, covered in chocolate ganache and topped sky-high with chopped brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and Oreo cookies. And I know out there in the Internet land someone will come on this page, comment “too sweet” and I will roll my eyes so fast and so hard that they will fall out of my head and run away somewhere tropical where they don’t have to read people’s inane comments about things being “too sweet” on a dessert blog.
ANYWAY. I digress.
This cake is insanity, and if you have a high chocolate threshold, I highly recommend it! But if you find even chewing gum to be too saccharine, you may want to, uh, go find a saltine cracker or a Band-Aid to chew on instead and leave this cake to the pros.
- FOR THE "CAKE" LAYERS:
- 2 boxes fudge brownie mix, plus ingredients on back of boxes
- FOR THE COOKIE DOUGH FILLING:
- ¾ cup salted butter, softened
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- ½ cup heavy whipping cream or milk
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (if you're worried about using raw flour, heat-treat the flour or use a flour substitution, such as almond flour, oat flour, or coconut flour)
- 1 & ½ cups miniature chocolate chips
- 12 Oreo cookies, roughly chopped
- FOR THE GANACHE:
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- ⅔ cup heavy whipping cream
- FOR THE TOPPING:
- Additional baked fudge brownies (I used brownie bites from the grocery store), chocolate chip cookies, and Oreo cookies, all roughly chopped
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Liberally grease two 9" springform pans with cooking spray and place a parchment round in the bottom of each pan. Spray the parchment lightly with cooking spray; set aside.
- In two large bowls, prepare the brownie batter according to package directions. Pour the brownie batters into the prepared pans. Bake for approximately 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean or with moist, not wet, crumbs. Cool completely, then gently release from the pans. Place one brownie layer upside down on a cake platter.
- To make the cookie dough filling: In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together on medium speed for about 1 minute or until creamy. Beat in the vanilla and heavy whipping cream/milk, followed by the flour or flour substitute, until a soft dough has formed. Stir in the miniature chocolate chips and Oreo cookie pieces.
- Spread the cookie dough on top of the brownie layer in an even layer. Filling layer will be thick. Top with the remaining brownie layer and press down gently to adhere.
- For the ganache, microwave the heavy whipping cream for 30-35 seconds or until hot. Pour over the semi-sweet chocolate chips in a medium bowl and microwave that mixture for 10-20 seconds. Leave in the microwave for about 1 minute to allow chocolate chips to melt. Stir the mixture until smooth and glossy, then pour the ganache evenly over the top of the top brownie layer and down the sides of the cake.
- Immediately put handfuls of chopped brownies, chocolate chip cookies and Oreo cookies all over the ganache's surface. Serve immediately, or keep in the fridge up to 2 days.
Utter insanity… but utterly delicious.
Have a super sweet day!