Taste Test: The best cookie dough from the supermarket


We tasted dozens of refrigerated cookie dough from the supermarket to find the best.

Best Chocolate Chip: Immaculate Baking Company Supremes Chocolate Chunk
Semisweet and milk chocolate morsels make up a whopping 25 percent of these chunky cookies; the remainder is rich, buttery, vanilla-scented dough. "This is what all other chocolate chip cookies aspire to be," one admirer swooned. Read more »

Try on top of: Chocolate Pudding Parfaits »

Best Sugar: Target Market Pantry Snickerdoodle
Cinnamon is the star here-the dough is laced with a comforting dose, and cinnamon sugar is also sprinkled on top. The result: a pretty treat that one taster imagined would "elevate afternoon tea from humdrum to dreamy." (at SuperTarget stores) Read more »

Try filled with: Hazelnut-Cream-Stuffed Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies »

Best Oatmeal: Wholly Wholesome Oatmeal Raisin

With just 11 (mostly organic) ingredients-including rolled oats and plump raisins-these chewy, hearty, "sweet and salty" cookies look and taste homemade. (at select grocery stores) Read more »

Try in: Oatmeal-Cranberry Cookie Sandwiches »

Best Peanut Butter: Pillsbury Simply Peanut Butter

These smooth, golden-brown treats had a "moist, doughy interior and lightly crisp exterior," with a strong but not overpowering peanut butter flavor: "I can also taste the brown sugar and vanilla," one taster noted. Read more »

Try in: PB Cookie Sandwiches »

Best Oddball: Nestlé Toll House Ultimates Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramel Filling

Bite into these "thick and tender" rounds when they're fresh out of the oven, and- surprise!-they'll ooze creamy caramel. "These cookies are well worth the mess!" one panelist raved. Read more »

Try layered in: Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle »

By Dina Cheney | Main photography by Lucas Zarebinski

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