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Patriotic Cookie Dough Truffles

Do you have room for one more Fourth of July Treat? Even if you don’t make these Patriotic Cookie Dough Truffles to celebrate the Fourth, you can certainly share them with your guests this week or even throughout the Summer. And who doesn’t love Cookie Dough Truffles?

By using the same recipe I have used many times before, I simply changed the color of candy melts making them festive. There are  no eggs in this recipe, making them safe to eat. And should I mention…they are delicious and a little addicting too!

If you haven’t made Cookie Dough Truffles before, they are actually very easy. Here are a few tips I have…

  1. Freeze the cookie dough for at least 1 hour {longer is fine}
  2. Shape dough into balls, place on wax paper and freeze again for about 30 minutes {longer is fine}
  3. If the candy melts or chocolate is too thick, add a drizzle {very small amount} of oil and mix the chocolate well
  4. Remove 5 or 6 balls from the freezer at a time, and dip in chocolate
  5. Place balls on wax or parchment paper
  6. Watch my video showing you the easiest way I have found to dip the balls

To make the Patriotic Flag…

Patriotic Cookie Dough Truffles

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 50 truffles

Patriotic Cookie Dough Truffles

Make these fun and festive cookie dough truffles for your next party. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour, all purpose
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Red and Blue Wilton Candy Melts
  • White Almond Bark {or candy melts}
  • Blue Candy Coloring
  • White Star Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy, beat in vanilla.
  2. Gradually add the flour, alternating with the milk.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips
  4. Place cookie dough in smaller bowl, and freeze about 1 hour {longer is fine}
  5. Remove from freezer and make balls, place on cookie sheet lined with wax paper, place in freezer about 30 minutes {longer is fine}
  6. Melt candy in microwave, one color at a time.
  7. Remove 5-6 balls from freezer and dip in chocolate, place on wax paper. Repeat for remaining balls.
  8. To make flag you will need
  9. 9 Blue, 18 Red and 13 White {you can make it larger if you want}
  10. For the blue, add candy coloring to the candy melts after they are melted until desired color, dip balls and immediately add white star sprinkles
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