Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakelets

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakelets

These cute cookie cakelets make adorable individual treats to celebrate with others. They’re party perfect, baked in tiny 5-inch pie pans.

Cookie Dough

Mix up some yummy chocolate chip cookie dough and add pastel confetti sprinkles along with milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate morsels.

Tiny Pie Pans

I used these 5-inch metal pie pans that I found at Home Goods and snatched up as soon as I saw them because they were so cute. They’re probably long gone by now, but here are some I found online that are similar. You can also find aluminum pans in this size online.

Cookie Dough Mounds

When baking, just scoop even mounds of cookie dough in each pan, but don’t press it into the bottom. Let the dough bake to fill the pan shape.

Piping Chocolate Frosting

When cool, pipe a thick border of chocolate frosting around each cookie and add a few more confetti sprinkles.

Cookie Cakes

You’ll end up with six super cute cookie cakelets.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakes

Serve them just like this …

Cookie Cakelets

… or add a tiny scoop of vanilla ice cream using a 1-1/2 inch cookie scoop.


Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakelets
Yield: 6 cakelets

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakelets

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 oz. pkg chocolate morsels
  • 1/3 cup confetti sprinkles


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup natural unsweetened cocoa
  • 3-5 tablespoons milk


  1. FOR COOKIES: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and very lightly grease 6 5-inch pie pans.
  2. Sift flour, soda and salt together in a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. Cream butter and both sugars using a mixer until light and fluffy. Add both eggs and vanilla and continue mixing until completely incorporated.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture until just combined. Stir in about 3/4 of the morsels and about half of the confetti sprinkles, reserving the rest for later.
  5. Using a 2 1/2-inch ice cream scoop, place six large mounded scoops of cookie dough in each pan. Press the extra morsels and some of the sprinkles on the surface of the dough, but keep the dough mounded when placing pans in the oven. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  6. FOR FROSTING: Cream butter and vanilla in a stand mixer. Sift sugar and cocoa together in a medium bowl and then slowly add to mixer in intervals, mixing thoroughly with each addition. Add milk a few tablespoons at a time until creamy and smooth.
  7. Fit a pastry bag with a decorating tip and pipe frosting around edge of cooled cookie. Sprinkle with remaining confetti sprinkles.
  8. Place a tiny 1-1/2 inch scoop of ice cream in the center of each cakelet to top it off.
Cookie Cakelet


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19 comments on “Chocolate Chip Cookie Cakelets”

  1. I love them! Perfect for birthday parties and I can make them all.I wish to eat it now :p .But it impossible yet.I will try my best to make it.I appreciated your work.Good job.
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  2. I love chocolate chip so much… i will try your recipe as soon as possible!!!

  3. This looks so festive! Like mini birthday cakes for everybody!

  4. Whenever I need to inspire myself to cook for my family I come to your site. Your work is inspiring.

  5. These look and sound amazing. Would be perfect for a birthday we have coming up. Please double check step 5. It should be obvious to me that’s a mistake but still confuses me when following a recipe. Thank you!

  6. Great portion control desserts that are lovely.  

  7. There are so incredibly cute! <3

  8. These almost look too pretty to eat! Perfect for my kids’ back to school party!

  9. These are so cute and pretty! You did an awesome job!


  10. Words cannot describe how AWESOME these look! Pretty and Delish!

  11. Sweet, yummy and oddly adorable :D

  12. What a treat to pop open blogger and see these cuties. Will definitely have to try with my daughter for sure.

  13. These look awesome! So much fun for a child’s birthday party. Thank you for sharing more of your wonderful creations Angie!

  14. I love them!  Perfect for birthday parties  and I can make them!  

  15. Yum! I want one……..or 1 hundred!

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