Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

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  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles – The perfect no-bake sweet treat that takes just 10 minutes to whip up! These cookie dough balls will cure your sweet tooth in a matter of seconds!

    Chocolate chip cookies are my favorite dessert in the world. And because I love them so much, I love to make fun variations like these cookie dough truffles, chocolate chip cookie bars, a cookie pizza and chocolate chip cookie pie. Yum!

    chocolate chip cookie dough truffles on a cake stand

    Cookie dough truffles

    I made these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles for a few friends last week and they were gone within minutes! The cookie dough balls only take about 10 minutes to whip up and then 30 minutes to freeze. They make the perfect mini treat for a get together.

    I topped the cookie dough truffles off with a little sea salt, chopped nuts and sprinkles. They were seriously divine and the perfect chocolate fix! I just love cookie dough, so these truffles are great because there’s no egg in them, making them perfectly safe to eat. ;)

    Place the cookie balls in the freezer for whenever you need a little late night snack. These chocolate chip cookie dough truffles will definitely be made again. Easy and delicious… can’t beat that!

    making dough for cookie dough truffles

    How to make cookie dough truffles

    These chocolate chip cookie dough truffles couldn’t be easier to make! And they’re quick too, which is an extra plus. Scroll down for the printable cookie dough truffle recipe and video tutorial.

    Step 1: Prepare the dough

    In a bowl, mix together butter, sugar and vanilla. Then slowly mix in flour just until combined. I like to start with about 1/2 cup, then add a little more in increments until the texture reaches the “cookie dough” consistency. Then stir in desired amount of chocolate chips.

    Step 2: Roll into balls and freeze

    Form cookie dough into 1-inch balls and place on a wax paper lined baking sheet. Place pan in freezer to harden for about 15-30 minutes.

    cookie dough balls on a baking sheet

    Step 3: Melt the chocolate

    When the cookie dough balls are firm, melt the chocolate in the microwave at 50% power until smooth.

    cookie dough ball in bowl of melted chocolate

    Step 4: Dip cookie dough balls in chocolate

    Using a fork, dip the cookie dough balls into the melted chocolate. Tap the fork against the bowl to remove any excess chocolate. Place back on wax paper and sprinkle on desired toppings immediately (before the chocolate hardens).

    Step 5: Freeze and serve!

    Place truffles back in the freezer until chocolate has hardened completely. Then place them on a plate or cake stand to serve. Enjoy!

    dipping cookie dough truffles in chocolate with a fork

    Topping ideas

    • Sprinkles
    • Chopped nuts
    • Sea salt
    • Chocolate drizzle
    • Toasted coconut
    • Mini chocolate chips

    Storage tips

    • Fridge: Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days.
    • Freezer: Place in freezer bag or container and store for up to 1 month.

    chocolate chip cookie dough truffle with a bite taken out

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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffle Recipe

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: chocolate chip cookie dough truffles, cookie dough balls, cookie dough truffles
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Freeze: 30 minutes
    Total Time: 40 minutes
    Servings: 20
    Calories: 124
    Author: Jamielyn Nye
    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles - The perfect no-bake sweet treat that takes just 10 minutes to whip up! These cookie dough balls will cure your sweet tooth in a matter of seconds! 

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup butter , softened
    • 1/3 cup brown sugar
    • 2-3 teaspoons  vanilla
    • 1/2 -1 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 -3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
    • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips , or melting wafers (for dipping)

    Optional toppings: Sea salt, sprinkles or chopped nuts

      Instructions

      • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. In a bowl, mix together butter, sugar and vanilla. Then slowly mix in flour and mix just until combined. I like to start with 1/2 cup and add more, until it reaches the “cookie dough” consistency. Then stir in desired amount of chocolate chips.
      • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on the pan. Freeze for about 15 to 30 minutes.
      • When the dough is firm, melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave at 50% power. Then dip the cookie dough in the chocolate with a fork. Tap the fork on the edge of the bowl to remove any excess chocolate. Place back on wax paper and immediately top with sea salt, nuts or sprinkles if desired.
      • Place truffles back in the freezer until chocolate has hardened. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

      Video

      Notes

      • Tip: Add 1/2 to 1 Tablespoon of milk to the cookie dough mixture if it becomes too crumbly.
      • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days.
      • To freeze: Place in freezer bag or container and store for up to 1 month.

      Nutrition

      Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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      Recipe adapted from BHG.

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