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Milk & Cookies Lasagna

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Did you think lasagna was just a layered pasta entree? Nope, this dreamy Milk & Cookies Lasagna is an unforgettable, decadent dessert!

Milk & Cookies Lasagna slice on a white dessert plate

Milk & Cookies Lasagna

It’s my favorite day of the month! I hopped over to Hugs & Cookies XOXO and selected an easy, outrageously delicious dessert to share with you all. Have you heard of dessert lasagnas?

Danielle has loads of them on her blog, including S’mores Cookie Lasagna, a No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake Cookie Lasagna, and this Milk and Cookies Lasagna. With the hubby being a Chips Ahoy fan, I knew this Milk & Cookies Lasagna would be the first to add to my repertoire!

Overhead view of Milk & Cookies Lasagna in a square, glass pan

 

Easy Peasy No-Bake Dessert!

This is the perfect warm weather dessert. Absolutely NO baking involved. Just layer store-bought chocolate chip cookies lightly dipped in milk and Cool Whip. Or if you’re like me, you’ll take it to the next level with a Cool Whip Substitute made of  whipped cream, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla.

Let me tell you, this is a must make. But if you’re in a hurry, no worries. A tub of Cool Whip is a speedy alternative. I saved a few cookies to break apart and sprinkle over the top of the dessert plus a drizzle of premium hot fudge sauce for an enticing presentation!


A slice of Milk & Cookies Lasagna on a round white plate with red handled fork

Two Sweetie Pies

Thanks again to my lovely friend, Danielle, for another magnificent recipe! She is my go-to blogger for decadent treats. I promise you will love whatever you try from her blog!!! We share a recipe from each other’s sites every second Monday of the month. I took this to a church gathering and it was a major hit! My family raved about the few nibbles that they tasted, too. I know you’ll love this!!!

Check out Danielle’s  social media sites! Plus make sure to stop by her blog and check out which of my recipes she made this month, too.

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Milk & Cookies Lasagna

A no bake dessert filled with cookies and cream! Homemade Cool Whip substitute from Lynne at 365 Days of Baking and More. Stop by and say hello.

  • Author: Liz Berg
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 9 servings
  • Category: Dessert, No-Bake
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Homemade Cool Whip:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup heavy cream

For lasagna:

  • 1 23-ounce package Chips Ahoy Cookies
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 8-ounce container of Cool Whip or use ingredients listed above to make a homemade version
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Hot fudge sauce

Instructions

  1. Make the Cool Whip substitute by beating the cream cheese with the powdered sugar and vanilla until soft and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl, beat the heavy cream just until soft peaks form. They need not be stiff. Add the cream cheese and beat together until stiff. Use immediately to make the lasagna or store covered in the refrigerator.
  3. One at a time, quickly dip a cookie into the milk, then layer the bottom of a glass 8 x 8-inch pan with cookies.
  4. Spread half the Cool Whip over cookies.
  5. Repeat by dipping cookies, layering over Cook Whip and topping the second layer of cookies with the rest of the Cool Whip.
  6. Sprinkle with broken cookie pieces, then sprinkle chocolate chips over the top, if desired.
  7. Refrigerate at least 6 hours. Drizzle with fudge sauce to serve.

Stabilized Whipped Cream AKA Cool Whip Substitute

My friend, Lynne, at 365 Days of Baking, has a terrific recipe for a Cool Whip Substitute. Made with cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and cream, you avoid the abundance of artificial ingredients in Cool Whip. If you are a fan of the whipped topping in a tub, go ahead and use it. It’s super simple either way.

 

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31 comments on “Milk & Cookies Lasagna”

  1. I haven’t had cool whip for years! Or chips ahoy cookies! I’m totally surprised they still make cool whip (so full of chemicals). I’m really glad you made your own substitute (which sounds and tastes so much better). Making a sweet ‘lasagna’ is very creative, it also sounds and looks like it could be a tiramisu!
    I made your twice baked, baked potato last night (except with gruyère cheese), it was so good! JT and I just shared one potato!

  2. What a unique sweet lasagna!

  3. Good grief, Liz! Can this be any more decadent?

  4. Oh my goodness Liz, this looks quite decadent, sure to be a new family favorite.

  5. I love lasagna and this is the first time I herd of dessert lasagna . Wow !! These looks so good Liz !

  6. What a fun summery dessert, love your homemade cool whip!

  7. Perfect for when the weather warms up! It will warm up, right? Right???

  8. OOoh Liz, now I have to remake this with your filling, Sounds awesome!!! Another awesome month for us sweetie pies!! xoxo

  9. My morning coffee looks lonely, in need of a treat. Big sigh.
    Amalia
    xo

  10. It’s like everything awesome in one dessert.

  11. Never had this kind of Lasagna before…sounds fabulous and so easy.

  12. You had me at milk and cookies. LOL! Yum. 🙂

  13. I just fainted from how delicious this looks. Luckily, I was able to get myself up so I could comment and compliment you on such a tasty looking treat!

  14. This looks absolutely incredible! I would totally forgo dinner and go straight to dessert for this! Seriously amazing dessert!

  15. I’ve heard of dessert lasagna, but never tried it. This looks so decadent and delicious 🙂

  16. Pasta??
    Woww – this looks GOOD !! Definitely unique and I need to try it 🙂

  17. I’m pretty sure I could consider this dinner some night 🙂 It really looks wonderful!!!

  18. This blows my mind! My family would love this!

  19. Oh là là Liz ! It’s just so good! I’m having my coffee and I dye for a little piece of it! So decadent !

  20. Thank you for giving me my first dessert idea for Memorial Day! I may have to hide this from Gabbi she is going to love it.

  21. I love cookies and lasagna, so this is so for me!

  22. This looks like the go-to recipe of the summer for potlucks!

  23. This looks like the go-to recipe of the summer for potlucks!

  24. I’m totally making this for my son to celebrate the end of the school year!

  25. Love the idea of a cookie lasagna!

  26. Cool whip and chips ahoy together, this has GOT to be amazing!!!

  27. Wow-wee! Divine decadence American style…Love that it’s no-bake and would be delighted to try your version of the Cool Whip =)

  28. Gosh, my son will love this! Cookies Lasagna? Why not?? xoxo

  29. That is really decadent, and thanks so much for the Cool Whip substitute! Gotta try that =)

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