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Eggless Cookie Dough 3 Ways

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UPDATE: There is now a part 2 with two more eggless cookie dough flavors (pumpkin spice and double chocolate chip). Hop on over and check it out!

If you’re like me, one of the hardest parts of being pregnant is remembering not to eat the cookie dough. Who thought that would be so hard? There’s something about unbaked dough that the baked cookie just cannot deliver, and I miss it horribly. 


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After 5 months of dough deprivation (it’s a girl!!!) I decided to figure out how to make my favorite cookie recipes eggless. It’s really not that hard – want to know the secret? I just delete anything directly related to baking (i.e. baking soda/powder, that sort of thing), get rid of the eggs, and add either milk or water to make the dough stick together. With those modifications, you can create eggless dough from just about any cookie recipe. I’m working right now to make my double chocolate chip cookie eggless, and then everything will be right with the world 🙂

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

For now, I’m content with sugar cookie dough (find the recipe for baking here), chocolate chip cookie dough (baking recipe here), and oatmeal cookie dough. For all my pregnant ladies (and allergy folks, and anyone who doesn’t want to risk salmonella), each recipe is below.

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Eggless Sugar Cookie Dough
Serves 4
An easy eggless dough for eating straight from the bowl!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  2. 6 Tbsp sugar
  3. 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  4. 3/4 cups flour
  5. 1-3 Tbsp water or milk
Instructions
  1. Mix together butter, sugar, vanilla, flour, and 1 Tbsp water or milk.
  2. Add more Tbsps of water or milk until dough holds together.
  3. Enjoy!
Adapted from Averie Cooks
Adapted from Averie Cooks
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Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Serves 4
Easy eggless dough to enjoy straight from the bowl!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  2. 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  3. 1 tbsp brown sugar
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 1/2 cup flour
  6. 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  7. 1-3 Tbsp water or milk
Instructions
  1. Mix together butter, sugars, vanilla, flour, and 1 Tbsp water or milk
  2. Add water or milk by Tbsp until dough sticks together. Mix in chocolate chips.
  3. Enjoy!
Adapted from Betty Crocker's Cookbook
Adapted from Betty Crocker's Cookbook
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Eggless Oatmeal Cookie Dough
Serves 4
Easy eggless cookie dough to eat straight from the bowl!
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Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  2. 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  3. 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  4. 1/2 tsp vanilla
  5. 1/2 cup flour
  6. 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  7. pinch of cloves
  8. 3/4 cup oatmeal
  9. 1-3 Tbsp milk or water
  10. raisins, optional
Instructions
  1. Mix together butter, sugars, vanilla, flour, cinnamon, cloves, and 1 Tbsp milk or water.
  2. Add milk or water until dough sticks together.
  3. Add oatmeal 1/4 cup at a time until dough reaches desired consistency.
  4. Enjoy!
Adapted from Betty Crocker's Cookbook
Adapted from Betty Crocker's Cookbook
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Are there any cookie doughs you’d like to see made eggless? Leave a comment and let us know!

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21 Comments

grace

what a favor you’ve done for all the pregnant ladies out there! i, for one, would be happy to eat ALL of the dough even though i’m not pregnant 🙂

Diane Homan

I’m a dough eater too. There’s just something about it…

Heather Montgomery

The chocolate chip looks delish! Thanks for sharing!

Diane Homan

Thanks for stopping by!

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Sara

Do you know if any of these could work for baking still? My little one is allergic to eggs!

Diane Homan

I’ve never tried these ones baked as is. I would think they’d be too flat without the egg. If you’re looking for some good recipes, you might try this list: http://www.egglesscooking.com/eggless-baking-recipes/eggless-cookies/. This lady has tested all of them and says they turn out great!

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Mary Ann

Peanut butter!!!!! The other look amazing too!!!

Diane Homan

How could I forget peanut butter?! Already working on it 🙂

Mandy

Does the cookie dough need to be refrigerated? Or is it better left at room temp?

Diane Homan

It should be refrigerated if you don’t plan to eat it right away 🙂

Marianne

I just made the oatmeal one and it’s amazing! I didn’t have any raisins at home so threw in some mini chocolate chips and it worked great.

Diane Homan

I bet chocolate chips would be so good! I’m glad you enjoyed it 🙂

Madison

For the chocolate chip cookie dough, the recipe calls for 2 tsp granulated sugar and 1 tsp brown sugar. Did you mean tbsp? Mine tasted like flour and I’m not sure why.

Diane Homan

Yes! Thank you for pointing that out!!!!!!

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Jordan

I really wanted to make cookie dough but didn’t have any eggs so I was excited to find your post! So excited that I tried all 3 doughs! 😶 The oatmeal is my favorite! I’m going to try with mini chocolate chips next time, since I love oatmeal choc chip cookie dough. Thank you for sharing! They are so easy and the serving size is great for just me.

Diane Homan

You tried all three! That makes me so happy 🙂 I’m glad you liked the recipes – I’m an oatmeal lover too!

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