Frosted Sugar Cookie Cake

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  • This easy to make frosted sugar cookie cake is a favorite amongst children and adults alike. 

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    Every time I make this frosted sugar cookie cake, someone asks for the recipe. It’s thick, melt-in-your-mouth decadent texture combined with the best buttercream frosting is irresistible. I dare you to try to eat

    In fact, I can’t make this frosted sugar cookie cake to bring somewhere without making one for home as well. The girls {and Chris} cheer with joy, and I can’t help but indulge on a few bites as well.

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    You can make this frosted sugar cookie cake in just about any baking dish – a couple pretty pie dishes, a sheet pan, pizza pan, tart pan, brownie pan or even Pyrex. Just reduce baking time for thinner cakes and remember my secret to a really great cookie cake – always under bake. Under baking gives it that melt-in-your-mouth chewy texture that makes it memorable.

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    You’ll see my love for cookie cakes over the next couple weeks as we continue to celebrate a month of birthdays. They’re so delicious, kids and adults alike always enjoy them, but I love them because they’re quick, easy, foolproof and look beautiful without any effort.

    I’ve received so many requests for this heart shaped tart dish, and I’m so thrilled to share that it’s finally available again. You can get this darling heart pie dish here though and half the recipe. Of course you can use any pizza, cake or casserole dish as well.

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    A few sprinkles and a pretty dish make this frosted sugar cookie cake beautiful in all it’s imperfections {I’ve never excelled at frosting} and candle ready for birthday celebrations.

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    Frosted Sugar Cookie Cake

    This easy to make frosted sugar cookie cake is a favorite amongst children and adults alike. 

    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Total Time 25 minutes
    Servings 20
    Calories 548 kcal


    • 1 c butter softened
    • 1 c vegetable oil
    • 1 c sugar
    • 1 c powdered sugar
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 1/2 c flour
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp cream of tarter
    • 1 tsp baking soda


    • 1 c butter softened
    • 5 c powdered sugar
    • 1/4 c milk


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Combine butter, oil, sugars and vanilla until smooth. Blend in eggs.
    3. Add flour, salt, cream of tarter and baking soda until blended in.
    4. Press dough into a greased pan.
    5. Bake 20 minutes*.
    6. Combine butter, powdered sugar and milk until smooth.
    7. Spread over cooled sugar cookie cake.

    Recipe Notes

    Baking time will vary depending on the pan you use. Reduce baking time for thinner cookie cakes checking in at 15 minutes and increase for thicker cakes if you want them more done. 

    Nutrition Facts
    Frosted Sugar Cookie Cake
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 548 Calories from Fat 270
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 30g46%
    Saturated Fat 20g100%
    Cholesterol 65mg22%
    Sodium 292mg12%
    Potassium 70mg2%
    Carbohydrates 67g22%
    Sugar 45g50%
    Protein 3g6%
    Vitamin A 595IU12%
    Calcium 16mg2%
    Iron 1.4mg8%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    You can find all of my cookie cake recipes here. Enjoy!

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