I’m planning all of my holiday parties and menus and that means it’s almost time for some cookie dough truffles.
I normally make Oreo Truffles, but I reached way back into my recipe archives and resurrected these cookie dough truffles and I know everyone will love them!
The inside of the truffle is soft and gooey, filled with mini chocolate chips and chopped walnuts, and tastes just like cookie dough. It’s not harmful because there are no raw eggs! (Of course, I’ve eaten the real deal many times!) The outer chocolate shell is crisp and full of chocolate goodness.
Cookie Dough Truffles Ingredients
- unsalted butter
- brown sugar
- all-purpose flour (heat-treated – see note below)
- sweetened condensed milk
- vanilla extract
- mini semisweet chocolate chips
- chopped walnuts
- semisweet chocolate candy coating (I love to use Candiquik)
Tips For Making Cookie Dough Truffles
When you get all the ingredients mixed together, the dough will be a little soft. Don’t be alarmed. It hardens in the fridge.
These days I use a cookie dough scoop to make these truffles. It’s so much easier than shaping them into balls.
Once they have been refrigerated for 1-2 hours, they come out firm. Then I dip these balls in the chocolate and let them harden. So, so delicious!
Helpful Hint: I have tried various ways to dip the balls into the chocolate and what works best (for me) is to use a fork placed under the cookie dough ball.
Dip into chocolate to completely cover, scrape the bottom of the fork against the edge of the chocolate container to remove excess chocolate, and gently place the truffles on the waxed paper to harden.
Another Helpful Hint: You can make these cookie dough truffles a few days in advance and store them in the fridge. That’s my kind of party food!
Once the truffles hardened, I drizzled a little chocolate onto the tops to make them pretty. I’ve also drizzled white chocolate before for a little contrast. It’s all good!
How To Heat-Treat Raw Flour
You’ll notice that flour one of the ingredients in these no-bake cookie dough truffles. You will need to heat-treat the raw flour before adding it to the recipe. It’s a simple process.
Place the raw flour in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30-second intervals, stirring between each interval. Check the temperature of the flour using an instant-read thermometer. It should be 165ºF. Let cool completely before using in this recipe.
Another method: You can also toast raw flour in the oven. Spread the flour on a cookie sheet and bake for five minutes at 350ºF. Let the flour cool completely before adding to the recipe.
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Cookie Dough Truffles
These cookie dough truffles are creamy on the inside and the chocolate is crisp on the outside. It's the perfect candy for holiday parties.
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (heat-treated, see note below)
- 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 lb. semisweet chocolate candy coating (Candiquik is my favorite)
- In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add the flour, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla; mix well.
- Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Shape into 1" balls and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
- Loosely cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
- Follow the directions on the Candiquik package to melt chocolate.
- Dip balls in melted Candiquik and place back onto the wax paper-lined baking sheets.
- Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.
- Store in a covered container in the fridge.
How To Heat-Treat Raw Flour: Place raw flour in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30-second intervals, stirring between each interval. Check the temperature of the flour using an instant-read thermometer. It should be 165ºF. Let cool completely before using in this recipe.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 215Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 13mgSodium 7mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 1gSugar 17gProtein 3g
*Originally published in 2014, updated October 2020.
My kids would love this treat. Anything with cookie dough is a hit with them. Pinning.
I had to back away from them! They are addictive!
oooh I’ll bet the condensed milk is a perfect addition. I’d cover mine in white chocolate!
My daughter asked me to cover them in white chocolate next time! 🙂
Oh my these sound and look amazing! I am a big cookie dough fan and have been known to make the dough (without eggs) and place it in the freezer to munch on 🙂 I am going to have to make these!
They are so easy to make and keep well in the fridge.
My hubs, a true chocaholic, would love these! Pinning and planning to show him. He may just have to make them.
They are really easy to make, Shirley. My kids, grands and my husband loves them!
Now this looks absolutely delicious! You’re always cooking up some amazing foods and desserts Alli! You need to have a restaurant!
When I was growing up I always told my mom that she should have a restaurant! She always replied with, “Then it would be work and not fun.” I totally agree! But thanks for the vote of confidence!
That is a good point! You want to continue to love what you do.
These look so delicious! I think these would be a big hit with my kids.
Thanks! I had to walk away after eating one! Then I had to walk it off! 🙂
Oh my word – I think I just gained 5 pounds just looking at them 😀 But… wow, I am a total chocoholic! I think these would be wonderful for the holidays 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing.
I know what you mean! I had to step away from them because they are addictive!
I know so many people who are cookie dough nuts. I’m pinning this to my holiday food board. They sound great.
Thanks, Amanda! My entire family (except for one daughter) are all cookie dough nuts!
These look absolutely DIVINE! I want to eat them right now!
Tiffany, sometimes I see the best looking food right around breakfast time and I’m wishing I could just grab a small or not-so-small bite.
Oh my goodness you are making me hungry!!
Oh my WORD, woman!!! These look amazing!!! One day we’ll have technology to be able to eat straight from the screen…and I can’t wait!!!
Kristen, when that happens, I’ll have to exercise 8 hours a day because I’ll be sampling a little bit of everything!
I want these right now!!! Delish recipe, Alli, totally pinned this one!!
And I’m still drooling over your Pina Colada Rum Cake! I pinned and I will definitely be making it. Since I started blogging, I’ve had to up the exercise! 🙂
This looks heavenly! My kids love cookie dough. I think they’d die and go to heaven if I whipped this up.
My kids love cookie dough, too! So do I! 🙂
I’m having a great time co-hosting The Ultimate Virtual Cookie & Goodies Part & Giveaway. Thanks for linking up your tasty recipe! Stop back by the party and exchange more recipes. Pinned, Shared, and Tweeted… 🙂
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I made a similar recipe to this a few years ago and they were a HUGE hit with the kids! They still ask for them. I’m sharing this on my blog tomorrow!
Thanks so much, Roxanne!
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