Monster Cookie Dough Truffles: As Decadadent As You Imagine

Aimee Shugarman | Shugary Sweets

All the fun of a monster cookie in delicious, bite sized truffles! Be a hero: make them today.

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Every once in a while I crave cookie dough. Normally when I bake cookies, eating the cookie dough just isn’t my thing. My kids however can’t seem to keep their hands out of it.

Which is why an eggless cookie dough is a great option. And dunking that cookie dough in chocolate makes it a complete dessert.

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Monster cookies have been around for many years. I tried to find the origin for you all, but it seems there are many varieties. Most often though monster cookies consist of a basic cookie dough with oats, chocolate chips and M&M candies. You may even see raisins thrown in too, but my kids would never go for that!

Today’s truffle is a perfect marriage of soft, sweet monster cookie dough with a delicious chocolate shell. And of course sprinkles. Because sprinkles make everything happy! I used Peanut Butter M&M’s (not peanut) to add a little extra flavor to these truffles. Feel free to use your favorite variety, or even Reese's Pieces.

If you're as in love with truffles as I am, make sure you try my Funfetti Cookie Dough Truffle Recipe!

  24 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate m&m's
  • 12 ounces chocolate candy melts, melted
  • sprinkles, for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese in a large mixing bowl for 2-3 minutes until creamy. Beat in sugar and flour until completely combined. Fold in oats, chocolate chips and candy.
  2. Drop by one tablespoon scoop onto a parchment paper lined freezer safe cookie sheet. Freeze truffles for about 2 hours.
  3. Using a toothpick, dip frozen truffle into melted chocolate coating. Tap on side of bowl to remove excess. Immediately add sprinkles for garnish.

Notes

If you didn’t use a tablespoon cookie scoop, you may need to roll the cookie dough into balls before freezing.


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Aimee Shugarman of Shugary Sweets likes all things sweet, as you can probably guess. Writing about homemade candy came naturally, and we're oh so thankful she's our Candy Fanatic.

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    Can u substitute something else for the cream cheese

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    Why didn't I think of this!?

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    Very yummy looking.......did you use the mini m&m's in them?

    Aimee-shugarman
    shugarysweets.com @ Barb

    Hi Barb, I used Peanut Butter m&m's, but regular sized would be more traditional of a monster cookie. Minis would work great too! Enjoy!

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    Decadent! mom always told me raw dough would make my tummy ache. but this one looks too good to not try

    Aimee-shugarman
    shugarysweets.com @ shafeena

    No tummy aches here...there is no egg in this cookie dough! Splurge away :)

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    Decadadent? Yabba-dabba-do!

    Aimee-shugarman
    shugarysweets.com @ FrannieT

    My thoughts exactly.

    Amber
    bluebonnetsandbrownies.com

    Monster cookies are so awesome, Aimee. As truffles? You're full of crazy good ideas!

    Aimee-shugarman
    shugarysweets.com @ Amber Bracegirdle

    When it comes to making candy and truffles, the ideas never stop!




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