Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Cookie Dough Truffles

I love cookie dough, sometimes more than the finished cookie. So when I first saw this recipe on Annie's Eats, which is one of my favorite food blogs, I knew I had to make it. The picture had me drooling all over my computer!

These little truffles taste just like cookie dough, without the raw eggs. The batter was really easy to put together, the only thing that took some time was dipping the dough in chocolate. I only ended up dipping about half the batch because I knew we couldn't eat them all. The rest are still in my freezer waiting for another day of dipping.

Here are the little dough balls just waiting to go into the freezer. They look exactly like cookie dough, but didn't really taste like it until they were frozen.

You can tell Addie enjoyed them!

Cookie Dough Truffles
  • 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1½ lb. semisweet (or bittersweet) chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Mini chocolate chips (for garnish)
Combine the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and cream on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the flour, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until incorporated and smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the mixture has firmed up enough to form balls.

Shape the chilled cookie dough mixture into 1-1½ inch balls. Place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Cover loosely, transfer the pan to the freezer and chill for 1-2 hours.

When ready to dip the truffles, melt the chopped chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water. Dip each chilled truffle, one at a time, coating in chocolate and shaking gently to remove the excess. (If at any point during dipping, the cookie dough balls become too soft, return to the freezer to chill for 30 minutes.) Transfer to a wax-paper lined surface. If using mini chocolate chips for garnish, sprinkle on top quickly after dipping each truffle before the chocolate sets. Once all the truffles have been dipped, store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Jocelyn said...

Yea, I am gonna have to make these...they look tasty!!!

panamamama said...

Yum! Stopping by from SITS! Your pics are adorable also!

Petite Little Bee said...

Amazing recipe can not wait to try these. Thanks for sharing. Lia

Sophia's Mom said...

Addie looked like she really liked those truffles!

Wish I had the courage to try to make these!

Thanks for stopping by

Alison @ Hospitality Haven said...


cait said...

yum, yum, yum! :) I made oreo truffles over the holidays and they were a huge hit...looking forward to trying this new mouth-watering recipe for possibly another hit! Thanks for sharing!

Meredith said...

Hot dog! Found you through another blog and I'm glad I did. These look delicious!! My 4 year old was in my lap while I was reading and she immediately asked if we could make some. I mean really, I can't disappoint a 4 year old, right?

Meredith said...

Hey Katie, I know I just posted for the first time on your blog, but after only getting a chance to check it out I found that I LOVE it all!!! You've got some great ideas and I have definitely added your blog to my google reading list. I also wanted to let you know that I am pointing other readers in your direction through my blog because I am passing along a Kreative Blogger award that was passed to me. i selected 5 blogs that I love and I added you as one of them. I just know that I am going to enjoy following your posts. Thanks for being such a creative person! You can go to my page and may copy the image from my last post and put it on your side bar if you would like! Congrats!

S said...

Well, I came across your blog from the Have Your Cake blog...and after just paging down on your blog I was hooked after seeing these truffles! WOW! I look forward to checking out the rest of your blog--you are welcome to check out mine: Have an awesome day!

jeanne @ Inspiring Ideas said...

We're big on truffles - usually dark chocolate - but these look like something we have to try!! Thanks! (Stopping by from SITS)


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