Cookie Dough Truffles – Perfect For A Party

by Alli

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

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! 

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 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.

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!

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 165ΒΊF. 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 350ΒΊF. Let the flour cool completely before adding to the recipe. 

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Yield: Approx. 5-1/2 dozen

Cookie Dough Truffles

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.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 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)


  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.


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 165ΒΊF. Let cool completely before using in this recipe.

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 215Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 13mgSodium 7mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 1gSugar 17gProtein 3g

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*Originally published in 2014, updated October 2020.








Erlene October 22, 2014 - 7:41 am

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:10 am

I had to back away from them! They are addictive!

Lindsey @ Redhead Baby Mama October 22, 2014 - 9:56 am

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:10 am

My daughter asked me to cover them in white chocolate next time! πŸ™‚

Paris (My Big Fat Happy Life) October 22, 2014 - 10:14 am

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!

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:09 am

They are so easy to make and keep well in the fridge.

Shirley Woodoo October 22, 2014 - 10:41 am

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:09 am

They are really easy to make, Shirley. My kids, grands and my husband loves them!

Louida October 22, 2014 - 11:14 am

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:37 am

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!

Louida October 22, 2014 - 11:39 am

That is a good point! You want to continue to love what you do.

Katherine G October 22, 2014 - 11:21 am

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 11:36 am

Thanks! I had to walk away after eating one! Then I had to walk it off! πŸ™‚

Renee @ Renew Your Space October 22, 2014 - 1:07 pm

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.

Alli October 22, 2014 - 2:35 pm

I know what you mean! I had to step away from them because they are addictive!

Amanda Smith October 22, 2014 - 1:51 pm

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

Alli October 22, 2014 - 2:34 pm

Thanks, Amanda! My entire family (except for one daughter) are all cookie dough nuts!

tiffany khyla October 22, 2014 - 2:59 pm

These look absolutely DIVINE! I want to eat them right now!

Alli October 23, 2014 - 8:43 am

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.

Nicole Keener October 22, 2014 - 5:12 pm

Oh my goodness you are making me hungry!!

Kristen from The Road to Domestication October 22, 2014 - 5:14 pm

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!!!

Alli October 23, 2014 - 8:42 am

Kristen, when that happens, I’ll have to exercise 8 hours a day because I’ll be sampling a little bit of everything!

Erica @ The Crumby Cupcake October 22, 2014 - 6:28 pm

I want these right now!!! Delish recipe, Alli, totally pinned this one!!

Alli October 23, 2014 - 8:41 am

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™‚

Stephanie Pass October 23, 2014 - 2:31 am

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

Alli October 23, 2014 - 8:37 am

My kids love cookie dough, too! So do I! πŸ™‚

Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai November 11, 2014 - 1:07 pm

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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Roxanne November 12, 2014 - 8:19 pm

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!

Alli November 13, 2014 - 4:39 am

Thanks so much, Roxanne!

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