Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are an easy, no bake recipe for any occasion. Delicious, egg free cookie dough dipped in melted chocolate are the ultimate dessert idea!

Bowl of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles on blue napkin

Is there anything better than chocolate chip cookie dough?

Sometimes I enjoy the cookie dough more than the actual cookies. I know we aren’t supposed to eat raw cookie dough, but I’ve taken my chances here and there.

I didn’t think much could top the tastiness of chocolate chip cookie dough. That is, until I dipped my cookie dough bites in chocolate and made these delicious chocolate chip cookie dough truffles.
And they turned out so good!

And since these cookie dough truffles are egg free, they are totally safe to eat–in small batches or in large quantities.

These are beautiful, and perfect in every way. Soft cookie dough on the inside with a crunchy chocolate coating on the outside. They taste like bits of heaven and I’m certain these will be served in abundance in heaven.

My husband also loved these. So much so, that there were only a few left, and I made a whole baking sheet full of these cookie dough bites.

Okay, so I may have eaten one. Or two. Or more.

Did I mention these were so good?

How to Make Cookie Dough Truffles

White Rectangle Plate of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Ready to make these delicious chocolate chip cookie dough bites? They are so easy! Let’s get started!

STEP 1: Make the cookie dough! Start by putting your softened cream cheese and softened butter into a mixing bowl and beat until creamy.

Add in your sugar and vanilla extract and then beat in the flour. Add the salt and then stir in your chocolate chips.

STEP 2: Once it’s all stirred together, scoop about 1 to 2 tablespoons of the dough onto the parchment lined baking sheets and then freeze for at least two hours.

PRO TIP: I love using this metal cookie scoop for evenly sized truffles!

Now that your cookie dough batter is done, we’ll work on creating our cookie dough truffles. You could stop here and eat the cookie dough, but turning them into these truffles is worth the extra few steps.

STEP 3: Make Truffles. Once frozen, use your hands to shape the dough into little balls.

Put the chocolate wafers in a microwave safe bowl and melt it in the microwave for one minute. Stir and then heat for an additional 15 to 30 seconds until completely melted.

Take your frozen cookie dough bites and using a toothpick dip them into your melted chocolate coating and then place on the parchment paper.

Drizzle with melted vanilla bark.

STEP 4:Refrigerate and enjoy.

These are delicious on their own or enjoyed with a bowl of vanilla ice cream!

Two kinds of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles...dark chocolate and white chocolate

How to Store Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

You can make these ahead of time and store them for later. They turn out beautifully and make great gifts for teachers, coworkers, grandparents, anyone, really!

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

You can also make a batch of the cookie dough and store that in your freezer and add your melted chocolate to the truffles later.

Tips for making the perfect truffles

  • Keep them egg free. You don’t want to risk anyone getting sick from raw eggs!
  • Use a toothpick to dip the balls into the melted chocolate and then tap off any excess.
  • Add sprinkles or drizzled chocolate to cover the toothpick hole.
  • You can also use dark, milk, or white chocolate for your coating.
  • Skip the chocolate all together if you just want to enjoy delicious, egg free cookie dough bites!

Plate and Bowl of Chocolate chip cookie dough truffles with blue napkin

What kind of chocolate is best?

I use Ghiradelli dark chocolate melting wafers for these cookie dough truffles. They can be found at most grocery stores in the aisle with the chocolate chips.

You can use any chocolate or vanilla bark for the chocolate candy coating. I like to heat mine in the microwave but you can also use a double boiler if you prefer.

FAQ about these cookie dough truffles

Is it safe to eat raw flour?

I use raw flour in my recipe and similar cookie dough recipes and have never had a problem with it.

If you want to be on the safe side, you can heat treat your raw flour before using it in this recipe.

Heat treat your raw flour by spreading it evenly on a baking sheet and putting it in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

Can I freeze cookie dough truffles?

Yes! These can be frozen for about 3 months, either with or without the chocolate candy coating. The frozen cookie dough balls also make a yummy quick treat.

How long will cookie dough truffles keep?

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for 3 months. But mine have never stayed out of my family’s mouths for that long!

Plate with white chocolate and dark chocolate cookie dough truffles

What you need to make these delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Ingredients

  • Cream Cheese
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Kosher Salt
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • Chocolate Coating, melted (you can also use vanilla coating, to dip or drizzle)

Tools

  • Large Bowl
  • Electric Hand Mixer or Stand Mixer
  • Metal Cookie Scoop
  • Toothpicks 
  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper Lined Baking Sheets

Hand holding chocolate chip cookie dough truffles

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Yield: 40 servings

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are an easy, no bake recipe for any occasion. Delicious, egg free cookie dough dipped in melted chocolate are the ultimate dessert idea!

Ingredients

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 12 oz chocolate coating, melted (you can also use vanilla coating, to dip or drizzle)

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add sugar and vanilla. Beat in flour and salt. Fold in chocolate morsels.
  2. Scoop (about 1-2 Tbsp) onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Freeze for about 2 hours (or overnight).
  3. Once frozen, use hands to soften a little into a nicely shaped ball. Using a toothpick, dip into melted chocolate coating and return to parchment. Drizzle with melted vanilla bark. Refrigerate and enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

40

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 124 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 11mg Sodium: 59mg Carbohydrates: 14g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 10g Protein: 1g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are an easy, egg free treat dipped in melted chocolate.

Recipe originally published May 20, 2011. Photos updated April 2019

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53 comments on “Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe”

  1. These sound heavenly! My mouth is watering…

  2. Another fab dessert!!! YUM!

  3. Holy moly! My Chloe would LOVE these! She is the biggest cookie dough fan ever! I’m printing this off right now!

  4. These look SCRUPMPTIOUS! I am a big fan of a chocolate chip cookie, and an even BIGGER fan of Chocolate chip cookie dough! Thanks for linking up to my first linky party! I am your newest follower and can’t wait to explore your blog more!

    Carlee
    http://www.ladybirdln.com

  5. Sometimes cookie dough is so much better than the actual cookie itself! You made great use of this. Thanks for linking this up to Fat Camp Friday! Hope to see you next week!

  6. Holy Moley! These look AMAZING! I can’t wait to try them!

  7. Thanks everyone, they really are so easy. And quite tasty, they don’t last very long.

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  9. Yummy! They look amazing and absolutely beautifully done! I’ve been trying to decide what dessert I wanna make next in our house and have decided it is definitely going to be one from your blog!! These are high up on my list of gotta make!

  10. These look delicious! I’m always looking for treats to make for teachers’ gifts and these look perfect. Who doesn’t like cookie dough? Would love for you to drop by and share them at A Well-Seasoned Life’s Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

    http://www.wellseasonedlife.com/2011/05/sweet-indulgences-sunday-5.html

  11. Love the Cookie dough balls! I will be trying them this weekend! I found you via Ladybird LN.

  12. I love the ingredients in this recipe. It’s a pleasant change from the cake pops. And you did a great job with the chocolate coating.

  13. intriguing! and i’m sure totally low fat. 😉 looks delish.

  14. Erin @ Art + Food + Life

    These are so pretty! I bet they are a huge hit at parties. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  15. I love cookie dough — these look and sound so delicious!

  16. These sound SO good! I’m going to try them soon!

  17. .

    oh my goodness! I want to make these right now!! nom nom

  18. oh wow. these look amazing. tomorrows my birthday and I might have to go to the store, and get the stuff for this! 🙂

  19. These look amazing! You’re making me want dessert before breakfast 🙂

  20. Mercy! These look so good–can’t wait to make them. Yum!!

  21. I was drooling when I saw these on facebook and still am… yum!!

    Thanks for linking them up to 2 Maids a Baking!!

  22. wow! these look incredible! I need to try out this recipe asap! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

  23. YUMMY!!! Oh my goodness. I love Peanut butter balls, but I think we might love these just as much. Will need to try them. I’m bookmarking it right now.

  24. oh my god – these are the best idea!!!!! So clever. Will definitely have to give these a go. thanks for sharing

  25. Hello…breakfast, lunch & dinner! 🙂

  26. Oh my goodness! These look divine! Would love for you to add these to my Memorial Day desserts linky on CajunSugarPie.com!

  27. YUM!!!!! Thats all I got-heading for the kitchen to make these;)

  28. Yummy!!! Wow – those sound fantastic. I would not be able to stop eating them – LOL! 🙂

  29. Mmmm…I love cookie dough more than cookies themselves! I love that your cookie dough bites have all the flavor without the raw flour and eggs!

    Jenn/Rook No. 17

  30. Jodi

    Hi there, would you be able to help me figure out exactly what ‘candy coating’ is? Is it like chocolate or vanilla bark? I was at my local Bulk Barn (bulk food store) and unfortunately there were just teenagers working and they, like myself, had no idea. I so want to make these but have to figure out the ‘coating’ first. Thanks for any help you can give!

  31. These look so good! I love anything chocolate! =)

  32. My husband is also a big chocolate chip cookie fan, but I’m a cookie dough fanatic. I think these are a match made perfectly for us!

  33. Stephanie

    These may or may not have made it to the dipping process because I may or may not have eaten them straight from the freezer……just sayin’!!! LOL!!!

  34. Marge

    is it ok to eat raw flour???

  35. Emina

    Just wondering, the flour remains raw since these are frozen only. Wondering if that is safe to eat? Can you please clarify, thanks recipe seems amazing

  36. Anonymous

    My question is what is kosher salt? Sorry, i have never cooked with this. And can you omit it if you like?

  37. Jasmin

    They look awesome!!! I’m going to use them as a topping for my mothers day cake… I bet my Mom will be thrilled!
    Greetings from Germany!

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  41. Jennyvie

    No baking even if there is flour?

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  43. Becky Hardin

    Love that I can make several batches and then freeze them so I can have them anytime.

  44. lauren kelly

    These are so incredible! Cookie dough is all of favorites!

  45. Yummm! These look amazing! 

  46. Taylor

    These are an absolute dream! The perfect bite-sized sweet treat!

  47. Such an awesome recipe for truffles and surprisingly easy to make too! First time I’ve made something like this and I’m hooked!

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