microsoft excel – Use Text in cell as formula in Google Sheets

I am working on a way of building out a formula rather than a bunch of if/then statements. Is there a way i can convert the text from one cell and use that text as the formula of another?


A1 = 1
A2 = 2
B1's formula reads "=A1+A2" (without quotes) resulting in the value of 3 in cell B1

In C1, if i literally have the text value of “A1+A2” without the quotes, is there a way in cell D1 i can reference the text of C1 to display the value of 3?

I tried ="=" & indirect(C1) and  =indirect("=" & C1) but both fail.