Thursday, October 28, 2010

Spiderweb Cookie Dough Truffles

I've run across this cookie dough truffle recipe in various places over the net.  I'm glad that I tested it out, but I don't care for it.  When I took a bite of the chilled cookie dough center I tasted the flour....and let me tell you raw flour is a flavor I hanker for in a truffle...ehehehe.  They aren't terrible, but they aren't great either.  Definitely won't be making this again.

This was quite the sticky dough.  It did not want to roll easily into balls so I went with flat shapes and in the spirit of Halloween I did some cute little spiderwebs.  Honestly I like my truffle centers to be a little more on the manageable side.

Spiderweb Cookie Dough Truffles

1/2 cup tub margarine
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
14oz can non fat sweetened condensed milk
2 1/4 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips
18oz milk chocolate chips
4oz white chocolate chips
3 to 4 tbls shortening

Combine margarine, sugar, vanilla, and sweetened condensed milk. Add the flour.  Fold in mini semi sweet chocolate chips.  Chill dough for at least an hour to firm up enough to form into centers for dipping.  Take spoonfuls of dough and form rounds, placing them on a sheet of waxed paper.  Freeze centers to harden them enough for dipping.

Melt  milk chocolate chips and 3 tbls shortening together in the microwave, stirring often to prevent overheating.  Melt white chocolate and remaining shortening in the microwave as well.  Spoon the white chocolate into a ziplock bag with a tip cut off for piping.  Dip one of the cookie dough centers in your milk chocolate.  Using your ziplock bag, pipe a dot in the center of the dipped chocolate.  Then pipe three rings around that center point.  Use a toothpick to drag from the center of the truffle out to the edges to form your spiderweb.  Repeat with remaining centers.  Chill until ready to serve.


  1. Awesome truffles. Cant wait to have them.

  2. Well...they look good even though you weren't thrilled. If it was too soft, maybe use butter instead of margarine and reduce the flour.

    I love taking recipes and recreating them. You never know when you get lucky and make them better.

  3. Those are so cute - and easy! Thanks!

  4. Those are adorable! Sorry they were so unruly, but they look super cool!

  5. Love them, so cute...I used the same design for a webbing effect!

  6. These are great...too bad you didn't like the taste as much. Really fun idea for Halloween though.