Cookie Dough Truffles Perfect For A Party

In early November, I start 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, but 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

When you get all the ingredients mixed together, the dough will be a little soft.  Don’t be alarmed.  It hardens in the fridge.  I pretty much just plopped down the dough in approx. 1″ balls onto a waxed paper lined  baking sheet.  Once they have been refrigerated for 1-2 hours, they come out firm.  That’s when I shape them into a ball, right before dipping them into the chocolate.

Cookie Dough Truffles

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 cover, scrape bottom of fork against the edge of the chocolate container to remove excess chocolate and gently place on the waxed paper.

Cookie Dough Truffles

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!

Cookie Dough Truffles

Cookie Dough Truffles

Yield: Approx. 5-1/2 dozen
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

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
  • 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 (I use Candiquik)


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the flour, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Shape into 1" balls and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  4. Loosely cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  5. Follow the directions on the Candiquik package to melt chocolate.
  6. Dip balls in melted Candiquik and place back onto the wax paper-lined baking sheets.
  7. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.
  8. Store in a covered container in the fridge.
Nutrition Information
Yield 20 Serving Size 3
Amount Per Serving Calories 215 Total Fat 12g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 5g Cholesterol 13mg Sodium 7mg Carbohydrates 28g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 1g Sugar 17g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 3g


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About Alli

Southern, Morning Person, Jesus Girl, Frugal Party Planner, Writer/Blogger, Mom, Nana, Wife, Beach Bum Wannabe - Let's Have a Party!


  1. My kids would love this treat. Anything with cookie dough is a hit with them. Pinning.

  2. oooh I’ll bet the condensed milk is a perfect addition. I’d cover mine in white chocolate!

  3. 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 πŸ™‚ I am going to have to make these!

  4. My hubs, a true chocaholic, would love these! Pinning and planning to show him. He may just have to make them.

  5. Now this looks absolutely delicious! You’re always cooking up some amazing foods and desserts Alli! You need to have a restaurant!

  6. These look so delicious! I think these would be a big hit with my kids.

  7. Oh my word – I think I just gained 5 pounds just looking at them πŸ˜€ But… wow, I am a total chocoholic! I think these would be wonderful for the holidays πŸ™‚ Thank you so much for sharing.

  8. I know so many people who are cookie dough nuts. I’m pinning this to my holiday food board. They sound great.

  9. 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.

  10. Oh my goodness you are making me hungry!!

  11. 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!!!

  12. 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! πŸ™‚

  13. This looks heavenly! My kids love cookie dough. I think they’d die and go to heaven if I whipped this up.

  14. 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… πŸ™‚

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  15. 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!


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