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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Yield

Makes about 3 to 4 dozen squares

Ingredients

1/3 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1-1/3 cups mini semisweet chocolate chips, divided
1 package (1 pound) powdered sugar (about 4 cups)
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

  1. Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving 1-inch overhang on sides. Lightly butter foil.
  2. Combine butter and brown sugar in small bowl. Stir in flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in 1/3 cup chips.
  3. Form dough into ball. Place on plastic wrap; flatten into disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze 10 minutes or until firm.
  4. Unwrap dough and cut into 1/2-inch pieces; refrigerate.
  5. Place powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at low speed until combined. Scrape down side of bowl; beat at medium speed until smooth.
  6. Melt remaining 1 cup chips in heavy small saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat as soon as chocolate is melted.
  7. Add melted chocolate to cream cheese mixture; beat just until blended. Stir in chilled cookie dough pieces.
  8. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Score into squares, about 1-1/4X1-1/4 inches, while fudge is still warm.
  9. Refrigerate until firm. Remove from pan by lifting fudge and foil using foil handles. Place on cutting board; cut along score lines into squares. Remove foil. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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