Easy cookie cake recipes can be found on the Food Network, Martha Stewart and Betty Crocker websites. Serve the cookie in a single layer and top with whipped cream, or stack several layers of cookies in between layers of frosting for the full cake effect.
The Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe on the Food Network website utilizes a cookie dough recipe and a round pizza pan to form the cake. Mix butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, flour, baking soda, salt and pure vanilla extract to form the dough. Then fold in white and bittersweet chocolate chips, as well as macadamia nuts and walnuts, if desired. Spread the dough across the pizza pan and bake. Garnish with confectioners' sugar, sweetened cocoa and whipped cream.
The Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe listed on the Martha Stewart website utilizes a cookie dough recipe with the addition of heavy cream to form the cookie layers. The recipe lists a mixture of cream cheese and confectioners' sugar to use as the frosting. Spread the frosting onto the cookie layers and refrigerate the cake until the frosting is set.
The Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Cake recipe on the Betty Crocker website utilizes a cake batter recipe with the addition of broken creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies. The cake is layered with whipped white frosting and garnished with additional broken cookies.