Though unbaked cookie dough is a delectable delight, the raw treat can make you sick thanks to germs like E.coli.
The good news? Ice cream master Ben & Jerry’s has come up with a safe cookie dough recipe that doesn’t sacrifice flavor, and it shared it on its website so anyone with a sweet tooth can make it at home.
Ben & Jerry’s’ cookie dough recipe is 100 percent eggless. It’s also made with heat-treated flour, as untreated flour has “a high likelihood of containing contaminants like Salmonella and E. coli,” as the recipe explains.
In order to make Ben & Jerry’s’ infamous edible cookie dough, you will need:
- 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 tbsp. heavy cream
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Before you start mixing your ingredients together, first heat treat the flour. You can do this by microwaving the flour on high in 30-second intervals until the flour reaches 165° throughout. You can also spread the flour out on a rimmed baking sheet and bake it at 300° in 2-minute intervals until it reaches 165° throughout.
Once your flour is heat-treated, combine the butter and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy. Next, add the vanilla, cream and salt, followed by your heat-treated flour.
Finally, fold in your chocolate chips until each bite of cookie dough has a generous helping of chocolate in it. Now you have a safe and scrumptious no-bake treat that the whole family will enjoy!
If you enjoyed this story, check out Disney’s famous Dole Whip recipe, which only requires three ingredients.
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