Every kid (and plenty of adults) nabs a little raw cookie dough freshly mixed from the bowl. Who could blame them for a quick dab of the pinky when no one's looking? Cookie dough is buttery and sweet with an allure uniquely apart from the crumbly cookie it's bound to become. If you get a little sad whenever you see that pan of dough go into the oven, these recipes are for you! That quintessentially "cookie dough" flavor is the star, and these awesome confections deliver the goods with style.

Cookie Dough Cupcakes (from Ingredients of a 20something)

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Double Cookie Dough Ice Cream (from Kristine's Kitchen)

Double Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Cookie Dough Pops (from Baked Perfection)

Cookie Dough Pops

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars (from Laura's Sweet Spot)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge Oreo Cheesecake (from The Cherry on Top)

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge Oreo Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (from Stop Lookin'. Get Cookin'.)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip (from how sweet it is)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies (from That Skinny Chick Can Bake

)Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

Cookie Dough Pancakes (from Savvy Eats)

Cookie Dough Pancakes

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