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Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

The flavorful filling at the center of these yummy candies tastes like genuine chocolate chip cookie dough…with no worry about raw eggs. That's what makes them so appealing. And they're easy to make. —Lanita Dedon, Slaughter, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour + chilling YIELD:33 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/2 pounds dark chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour, alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Loosely cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  • 3. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip balls in coating; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes. If desired, remelt remaining candy coating and drizzle over candies. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: Eating raw or uncooked flour may cause food-borne illnesses.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 240 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 46mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2017

"can't i roasted the flour first if i can't eat raw flour ?"

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2016

"My husband said these were great. My three kids did not like. One said it was a texture thing. My husband likes to steal an unbaked cookie when he can get away with it, which is why he must have liked them. So if you like to eat cookie dough, this is the truffle for you."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2016

"I left out the walnuts but thought these turned out great even without them. This is just like eating cookie dough and the kids and grown ups love it!"

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2016

"These little cookie dough truffles are spectacular! They remind me of sneaking bits of the cookie dough when I was a kid. I will sometimes add a teaspoon of maple flavoring. So good!"

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2016

"These cookie dough truffles are great! I made them once for a bake sale, and they were gone fast. I omit the nuts and use Baker's milk or semi-sweet chocolate."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2016 Edited Aug. 19, 2016

"Instructions were fine I made them for the first time and all went well. My only problem is they are tricky to coat. Being at room temperature for several minutes made them get softer. What I did was drop a cookie dough ball or several and roll around inside the chocolate coating then place on waxed paper using a fork. These will make good snacks or gifts. With the leftover chocolate you can put peanuts or almonds and make clusters or chocolate coated peanuts. Nice recipe, will always consider whenever I have chocolate candy coating available.

Edit: Roll them in finely chopped almonds or another nut after coating. It really adds to it if you like that"

Reviewed Jun. 19, 2016

"These candies are wonderful to give as gifts during the holidays. Always include the recipe."

Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"I thought these were too sweet. Think I'll go with dark chocolate chips for the coating next time. I followed the suggestion of using a cookie scoop and then shaping the balls after refrigerTion.n. I am curious how people dipped them. I used a toothpick, which worked OK but left an opening in the coating. I then covered the opening with the re-melted chocolate."

Reviewed Dec. 20, 2015

"We've been making these for years and they are always a hit. The kids love to help. Like apeeples said, wet your hands or pop the dough in the fridge for awhile before rolling. We've never had any problems. We do just dip the tops, and not the full ball, so that makes the coating process easier."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2015

"These are SO good, and do taste just like cookie dough! The dough is sticky, but I didn't have any trouble rolling them - just wet my hands and them into balls, refrigerated them for an hour or so and then dipped them in chocolate (I added a small amount of shortening to my chocolate to make it easier to dip). Very easy and delicious recipe!"

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