Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffle

Yum

That might be the best word for this, because it’s almost as simple as this recipe. Tasty eggless cookie dough dipped in homemade chocolate and kept in the fridge for a cool treat whenever you need it. I promise, it sounds a lot more complicated. This is one of those recipes to impress people with. You might want to double this recipe though, it doesn’t last long in our house!

What you need

Cookie Dough Ingredients

Cookie Dough Ingredients

For the cookie dough:

  • ½ C brown sugar
  • 18 C Truvia Baking Blend
    (OR 2 Tbsp Truvia)
    (OR ¼ C sugar)
  • ¼ C butter, softened
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ C milk
  • 1 C flour
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ C chocolate chips

You can absolutely make this more healthy and use butter substitute, soy, almond, or coconut milk, and make your own chocolate chips. I had my own chocolate chips left over, and you can make your own too – it’s the same recipe as the chocolate dip we’re using!

ChocolateIngredients

Chocolate Ingredients

To make chocolate:

  • 1 C coconut oil (not usually a liquid, but it was 800 degrees out)
  • 1 C cocoa powder
  • 13 C agave nectar
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract (or to taste)

Yep, that’s really it. Get those 4 things out and set them aside, because we’re starting with the cookie dough.

Make Some Dough

Not that kind – this isn’t that kind of blog, sorry. You’ll have to settle for something less green and more edible; chocolate chip cookie dough.

First and foremost, make sure your butter is at room temperature! If not, it will be very difficult to mix and won’t have the right consistency. No one wants to bite into a truffle and get a chunk of pure butter.

Combine your sugars with the salt and mix thoroughly with the butter.

Butter & Sugars

Butter & Sugars

Add your vanilla, combine, and gradually add flour.

Flour Added

Flour Added

Slowly stir in your milk, then fold in your chocolate chips.

Chips Added

Chips Added

Take this and, if it’s super hot out, put it in the fridge for a minute until cool enough to work without sticking too much. If not, start rolling. Grab a heaping tablespoon full and roll into balls, then place on a parchment lined cookie tray.

Rolled

Rolled

Now, put them into the fridge to chill while you make the chocolate.

In The Fridge

In The Fridge

Chocolate Time

The awesomeness of this is that there will be leftover chocolate that you can make your own chocolate chips from!

Heat your coconut oil, on low, just until it melts. Remove from heat. Unless, like me, you decide to do this in 800 degree weather and your oil is already melted…

Add your cocoa powder ¼ cup at a time and stir thoroughly until it is smooth and there are no lumps. Then add the agave nectar and vanilla extract, and stir vigorously until the mixture thickens slightly.

Add Truvia, agave nectar, and vanilla extract, one at a time.

Chocolate Bowl

Chocolate Bowl of Awesome

Now you want to pull your dough out of the fridge, and probably grab some forks to dip with. Alternately, you could stick toothpicks or popsicle sticks into the dough balls and use those for dipping.

Put the ball on your fork

Put the ball on your fork

Dip it into the chocolate

Dip it into the chocolate

Let the extra drip off

Let the extra drip off

Place back onto the tray

Place back onto the tray

You might want to let the chocolate harden in the fridge and then dip them again, otherwise your shell will be pretty thin. I did only a thin shell, but that was because it was going to melt either way. 😛

Either way, these should pop into the fridge, because you’re done!

FinishedBut what about…

That leftover chocolate is way too good to throw out. Here’s what you can do with the rest: bag it and toss it in the freezer!

Grab a 1 gallon bag

Grab a 1 gallon bag

If you don't have help, prop it open in a small pan

If you don’t have help, prop it open in a small pan

Pour your chocolate into the bag

Pour your chocolate into the bag

Seal it up and let the bag flatten out

Seal it up and let the bag flatten out

Put the bag in the freezer

Put the bag in the freezer

Now, the next time you need chocolate chips you can use your own! Pull the bag out, break it into manageable chunks, and chop it up into chips.

If you’re interested in baking much with these, try swapping out the coconut oil for cocoa butter, as these have a super low melting point.

Chocolate Chips

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