Soft Cookies and Cream Cookies

These cookies and cream cookies stay soft and fluffy for days, making them a perfect gift for the holidays.

For my holiday baking, I like to make cookie recipes that store well, especially since many of my friends and family won’t receive the cookies right away.

For years, I’ve made these soft chocolate chip cookies that use pudding mix to help maintain a fluffy texture. My siblings like to joke that the cookies will never go hard and if we were to bury them and dig them up a decade later they would still be soft.

This idea came about when some accidentally were forgotten and found a few months later, still feeling very soft (Don’t worry, no one actually ate them!).

While grocery shopping the other day, I saw cookies and cream flavored pudding mix. And I just knew I had to make it into some soft cookies and cream cookies.

These cookies came out just perfect. I love how creamy they are from the crushed Oreo and cookies and cream pudding mix. The cookies have a winter look to them as well which I really enjoy.

Soft Cookies and Cream Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups + 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3.4 oz instant cookies and cream pudding mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 Oreos, crushed

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Sift together the flour and baking soda, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar.
  3. Beat in the instant pudding mix until blended. Mix in the vanilla and eggs until blended.
  4. Add in the flour mixture and mix on low speed until dough comes together.
  5. Mix in crushed Oreos.
  6. Make balls of cookie dough, about 1 inch in diameter.
  7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until edges turn golden brown.

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14 comments on “Soft Cookies and Cream Cookies”

  1. What awesome looking cookies! I love cookies ‘n cream, so these would be perfect for me. Sharing!

  2. I am in love with these beautiful soft cookies, wishing I had one right now!

  3. Oh god, these cookies and cream cookies are ALL I am craving right now. I love oreos.. so I can imagine how good these soft batch cookies must have tasted!

  4. A cookie in a cookie? #cookienception

  5. Making these tonight — can’t wait to try them! 🙂

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