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I didn’t think eating chocolate chip cookie dough straight from the bowl could get any better. Then I coated the chocolate chip cookie dough with melted dark chocolate, and boy was I wrong! Meet my chocolate chip cookie dough truffles! These chocolate chip truffles are such a simple, healthy, and delicious dessert. They’re naturally vegan, gluten free, and paleo, and they require just a couple simple ingredients! They are almost too good to be true! Almost….
If you’re more of the double chocolate, brownie loving type, check out my 6 ingredient brownie batter truffles.
What ingredients do I need for these chocolate chip truffles?
You’ll need just a couple simple ingredients to make these chocolate chip truffles. You probably have most of them in your pantry right now! Here’s the line-up.
- almond butter (I like to make my own homemade almond butter)
- coconut flour
- pure maple syrup or raw honey (or date syrup)
- pure vanilla extract
- chocolate chips
- coconut oil (optional)
Do I have to use almond butter?
If you don’t want to use almond butter in this recipe, feel free to use any other nut or seed butter. I would recommend cashew butter, hazelnut butter, walnut butter, or sunflower seed butter.
Where can I find dairy free chocolate chips?
- Dairy Free: If you’re looking for dairy free chocolate chips, I would recommend Enjoy Life Foods dairy free chocolate chips. They have dark, semi-sweet, and white dairy free chocolate chips!
- Dairy Free and Refined Sugar Free: If you’re looking for chocolate chips that are dairy free and refined sugar free, I would recommend Hu Kitchen dairy free chocolate chips (they’re sweetened only with dates!). If you want to try these chocolate chips, use my code bigleybasics for 15% off.
- Dairy Free & Sugar Free: If you’re looking for dairy free chocolate chips that are also sugar free, I would recommend Lily’s dark chocolate chips. They’re sweetened with stevia!
How do I store these chocolate chip truffles?
I like to store my chocolate chip truffles in the fridge for up to 1 week. You can also store them in the freezer for long term storage. They’ll last for 2-3 months in the freezer.
Looking for some other edible cookie dough recipes?
If you’re looking for some other edible cookie dough recipes, try some of my favorites below!
- High protein chocolate chip cookie dough (flourless and made from chickpeas)
- 6 ingredient chocolate chip cookie dough bites (flourless and made with nut/seed butter)
Or try these edible brownie batter recipes. They’re so good and so easy to make!
- high protein edible brownie batter (flourless and made from chickpeas)
- 5 ingredient edible brownie batter (flourless and made with nut/seed butter)
Ready to make these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles? The full recipe is below!
6 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Truffles
For the Filling
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 3 tbsp pure maple syrup or raw honey
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup coconut flour
- 1/8 tsp salt (use 1/4 tsp if using unsalted almond butter)
- 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
For the Coating
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- Mix together all of the ingredients for the filling in a medium sized bowl. If the batter is too wet, add more coconut flour. If it’s too dry, add more nut butter, sweetener, or some water.
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- Scoop the cookie dough using a cookie dough scoop and shape each scoop into a ball by rolling it in the palms of your hands (this recipe makes about 8 balls).
- Place the chocolate chip cookie dough balls on a tray lined with parchment paper and place in the fridge for 15 minutes to harden.
- After 15 minutes, remove the cookie dough balls from the fridge.
- Next, melt together the dark chocolate chips and coconut oil (in the microwave or on the stovetop), stirring frequently so the chocolate doesn't burn. The coconut oil is optional but it helps the chocolate to melt smoothly and keep from burning.
- Carefully dip each cookie dough ball in the melted chocolate and coat completely with chocolate.
- Place the chocolate covered balls back on the lined tray and return to the fridge.
- Refrigerate until the chocolate hardens, usually 15 minutes.
- Once the chocolate is hardened, enjoy the truffles!
- Store the truffles in the fridge for up to 7 days or in the freezer for 2-3 months.