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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Servings 22 -24 Truffles
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened [1 stick]
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Coating:
  • 1 [11] oz package milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp solid vegetable shortening

Instructions

  • Using a stand or hand mixer cream together the softened butter, brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
  • Add the all-purpose flour 1/4 cup at a time mixing just until combined.
  • Mix-in the mini chocolate chips by hand.
  • Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Roll the cookie dough into 1-inch balls and place on the cookie sheet. Place into the freezer for 30 minutes or until firm.
  • To make the coating,
  • in a microwave safe bowl melt together the milk chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips and vegetable shortening. Melt in 20 second increments stopping to stir each time. Repeat until completely smooth.
  • Dip the truffles into the chocolate using 2 forks letting the excess drip off. Place back onto the wax paper lined cookie sheet. Drizzle the tops with the remaining chocolate. Chill until set.