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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH TRUFFLES!

Monday, January 21, 2013

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH TRUFFLES!





Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles



   Try this tasty,  no-bake take on truffles thisChristmas. Luscious cookie dough with chunks of chocolate and a hint of brown sugar make a delectable holiday dessert. Drizzle with leftover chocolate to take these treats over the top.





Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles



ingredients
  • 1/3
    cup butter, softened
  • 1/3
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon vanilla
  • 1
    cup all-purpose flour
  • 1
    cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 4
    ounces dark chocolate or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4
    ounces chocolate-flavor candy coating, chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon shortening
directions
1.Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with waxed paper; set aside. In a medium bowl beat butter, brown sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Beat in flour just until combined. Stir in chocolate pieces. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared baking pan. Cover; freeze about 30 minutes or until firm.
2.Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat chopped chocolate, candy coating, and shortening over low heat, stirring until until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
3.Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Using a fork, dip balls into chocolate mixture, allowing excess chocolate mixture to drip back into saucepan. Place dipped balls on the baking sheet. Let stand or chill about 30 minutes or until set. Lightly drizzle with the remaining melted chocolate mixture.

To Store:
  • Place truffles in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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