Friday, December 19, 2008

Cookie Dough Truffles

This recipe comes straight from the Taste of Home award winning recipes...YUM!

Cookie Dough Truffles

The flavorful filling at the center of these yummy candies tastes like genuine chocolate chip cookie dough...without the worry of raw eggs. That's what makes them so appealing. Plus, they're easy to make. -Lanita Dedon Slaughter, Louisiana

60 min.
60 min.

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1-1/2 pounds semisweet candy coating, chopped
1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
2. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour, alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
3. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts.
4. Shape into 1-in. balls; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Loosely cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
5. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating; stir until smooth.
6. Dip balls in coating, allowing excess to drip off; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
7. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes. (f desired, remelt remaining candy coating and drizzle over candies.)
8. Store in the refrigerator.

Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.

From Taste of Home

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