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Mix Your Own Cookie Magic: One Cookie Dough Base, Endless Cookie Flavors

Mix Your Own Cookie

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  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30 cookies
  • Category: Cookies


One amazing cookie dough base, endless cookie flavors! The Mix Your Own Cookie experience lets everyone create cookie magic as unique as they are.


Cookie Dough Base:

  • 11/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Sprinkles
  • Mini-Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate Chips
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Peanut Butter
  • M&M minis
  • Dried Cranberries
  • Chopped Walnuts
  • Slivered Almonds
  • Cinnamon Sugar
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Sea Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray baking pans with cooking spray or line with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the 1-1/2 cups butter (3 sticks), granulated sugar and brown sugar together until well combined. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, beat in the flour, baking soda and salt until combined.
  4. Add cookie dough base to large bowl with a cookie scoop for portioning cookies.
  5. Scoop cookie dough into individual bowls so each person can add their preferred mix-ins.
  6. Let each person use a small spatula or spoon to combine their mix-ins and dough.
  7. Scoop each cookie dough creation onto a baking pan, spacing a few inches apart if they’re on the same pan. Do not flatten the cookies.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through, Cookies are done when the edges are golden or light brown and the centers look set. Try not to over-bake them if you want them to be chewy!