let's do the truffle shuffle!

June 9, 2011



Number one favorite movie. Ever.  And if you don't know that about me?  Then, you. just. don't. know. me. at. all. 

To me, the term "truffle" typically connotes a fancy, serious and almost stuffy dessert.  Though, mostly when I hear "truffle," I just giggle thinking of chubby Chunk doing the truffle shuffle.  I'm pretty sure that balances the overly-serious and overly-silly truffles to juuuust right, if you know what I'm sayin'.





Chunk's great, but here's my version of the truffle shuffle:

This would be a chocolate chip cookie dough truffle.  Yes, a little different, but equally awesome in my opinion.
Whip these up.  Stat.

Especially if it's too hot wherever you may be.  These are great when you'd prefer not to turn on the oven.

A crisp chocolatey shell with creamy chocolate chip cookie dough inside.  Any cookie fan would fall head-over-heels-in-love with these puppies.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup milk (I used almond milk)
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
14 oz dark chocolate candy coating
  1. Cream butter and sugars and in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. 
  2. Add milk and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt and mix on low speed until incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour.  Line a baking sheet with wax paper; Set aside. 
  4. After dough chills and becomes firm, form dough into 1" balls and arrange on lined baking sheet. Place in freezer and let chill for 30 minutes.
  5. Melt chocolate candy coating in a double boiler or in microwave according to package directions.  Dip cookie balls into melted chocolate and return to waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Chill until set. 
  6. Store, chilled, in an airtight container.  They're good for up to a week, but I'm fairly sure they'll disappear before that's a concern.

11 comments:

Hester Casey - Alchemy said...

Wow, Jess! These are so imaginative. Good for a week? I can't imagine they would last 2 hours in my house!

Jess said...

Thanks!! I know--mine are already gone!! :)

Nippon Nin said...

Is the top picture from the movie 'Goonies'? May be not but I love the movie and I went to see Astria to see the Goonie house. These truffles are so cute!
Thank you so much for your comment on my blog.

Jess said...

Heck yes, it's from The Goonies! :) How lucky are you- I'd LOVE to see the Goonie house!! :)

Nancy and Vijay said...

Wow..they look super!

Nippon Nin said...

I meant say Astoria. Wrong spell sorry. It's about 2 hours drive from my house in Oregon. It's really nice place to visit. Anyway, I have to go shopping to get ingredients to make this adorable truffle.

Dulce Dough said...

These look so good! I love your pictures. Thanks for sharing!

I know I saw The Goonies a long time ago, but don't remember much about the movie. I guess I need to watch it again!

Brei said...

That is my favorite movie ever as well! So good to know I am not alone.

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