Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles ~ Secret Recipe Club

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I’m super excited that our holiday season is almost here, but it some ways it makes me sad. Sad that it will all go by so quickly, and it will be over. Don’t get me wrong…the new year, fresh start and all that. I get it. But then my mind also shifts to taxes and all the regular to-do’s of life. And I just plain LOVE Thanksgiving and Christmas!! I LOVE this time of year!!

Can you believe it’s also Secret Recipe Club time again? Every month I never fail to be surprised. Time has seriously moved into warp speed. I’m 42 now, and I just can’t get over how quickly the time seems to pass each year. It just goes by faster and faster. Is it only me who notices it?

I’ve been wanting to make these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles ever since I saw them on my friend Michelle’s blog, so imagine how ecstatic I was to find them on Christine’s blog…..Christine’s Kitchen Chronicles. Christine comes from a long line of good cooks, and finally cultivated her love of cooking in college.

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As usual there were so many incredible sounding recipes to choose from. Some of the runner up recipes were baked sausage ziti, Hawaiian chicken sandwiches and cinnamon sugar baked pumpkin doughnuts.

These chocolate chip cookie dough truffles were super easy to make, but actually look like you put in quite a bit of effort. A lot of bang for the buck! And don’t they look so pretty? They’d make a great gift for your friends and neighbors this holiday season! They were easy to make, and would be FUN to make with the kids too. ;)

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5.0 from 2 reviews

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles ~ Secret Recipe Club
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Recipe type: cookies, treats, candy
Prep time: 
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Serves: 40-50 balls
 
This recipe is easy and quick. Great one to do with kids over the holidays because they can roll the balls. Makes great gifts!
Ingredients
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • pinch of salt
  • 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
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips for melting dipping
  • 1½ Tbsp oil
  • mini chocolate chips for garnish
Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugar together in mixing bowl on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in salt, flour, condensed milk and vanilla until incorporated and smooth. Stir in mini chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm enough to form into balls.
  2. Shape the chilled dough into 1 – 1½ inch balls. Place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper and place in freezer to chill for about an hour.
  3. When ready to dip the truffles, melt the chocolate chips and oil in a heatproof bowl 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 to soft, return to freezer to chill). Mine did not become too soft.
  4. Transfer to a wax-lined surface and place in fridge to harden. When all have hardened keep stored in fridge in container or ziploc bag.

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9 Responses to Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles ~ Secret Recipe Club

  1. misschels says:

    LOOOOOKS DELICIOUS!
    misschels recently posted..Secret Recipe Club.

  2. Great pick and glad you got to check something off your “to make” list! My husband would be so jealous as it is a favorite of his. Happy Holidays!
    Christine @ Christine’s Kitchen Chronicles recently posted..SRC: Cinnabon Caramel Corn

  3. Melissa says:

    Delicious! Seeing these yummy truffles makes me so excited for Christmas baking! :)

  4. Veronica says:

    These are such a wonderful idea and look just lovely! I think I really must try them!
    Veronica recently posted..Small Batch Coconut-Chocolate Chunk Cookies {Vegan}

  5. Truffles seem to be very popular today! Good thing because I love these, they look awesome!!
    Debbi Does Dinner Healthy recently posted..Sweet Potato Patties with Black Bean Salsa

  6. Rhonda says:

    Wow I guess we were on the same truffle train! Now that I’ve made my first ones ever I’m ready to tackle more and these look perfect.
    Rhonda recently posted..Egg Nog Truffles–Secret Recipe Club Reveal

  7. gloria says:

    OMY IM drooling with those look absolutely delicious!

  8. Liz says:

    What a delectable selection! Even though I stink at making truffles (well, mostly dipping them), I think I need to give these tempting numbers a shot! Great SRC pick!

  9. I love these. What could be better than chocolate chip cookie dough and a truffle combined?
    Chineka (savorthebaking) recently posted..Purse Cake: Black Crocodile with Gold Accents

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