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Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Love cookie dough? This Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe is one I have been making for years. It’s super easy, and filled with delicious chocolate chips, but don’t worry, there are no eggs, making it safe to eat!

Easy and delicious Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe made with chocolate chips and NO eggs! Pin to your Recipe Board!

I have to admit, I need quite a bit of will power to not eat the raw chocolate chip cookie dough when I’m baking cookies. I know, it’s not good to eat raw eggs, but it just tastes so good. Well, this Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe solves all that. No eggs at all, just delicious chocolate chip cookie dough!

Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Not only are these cookie dough truffles perfect for the Christmas holiday season, I have made them many, many times for all sorts of occasions. They are actually one of the most requested treats from my boys, especially our youngest. The cookie dough balls don’t even have to be coated in chocolate, he grabs them straight from the freezer if I don’t stop him.

After the dough is mixed, and the balls are formed, into the freezer they go. It’s best to leave them for at least an hour, longer is fine too. I’ve even left them for a week, although there are usually some missing if I do that. Then I remove them about 5 or 6 at a time, keeping the others in the freezer to stay cold. Then dip them in melted chocolate coating and immediately add some sprinkles.

When I am coating the cookie dough truffles with regular chocolate I always use Almond Bark, it’s in the baking aisle, I have found it melts the best. But chocolate is also versatile, for a totally different look, I used red, white and blue coating for my Patriotic Cookie Dough Truffles. The ideas are endless!

Easy Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

These Cookie Dough Truffles also make great gifts from the kitchen! Who doesn’t love receiving a box with chocolate chip cookie dough?

Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe
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Perfect for any occasion, gift giving or enjoying at home.
Recipe type: Candy
Serves: 50 balls

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour, all purpose
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • Chocolate Almond Bark or melting chocolate
  • White Almond Bark or melting chocolate (optional)
  • Sprinkles (optional)

  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 Almond Bark in microwave
  7. Remove 5-6 balls from freezer and dip in chocolate, place on wax paper.
  8. Add sprinkles immediately, or melt white chocolate to drizzle over chocolate
  9. Repeat for remaining balls

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Simple Decorating Ideas: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

The holidays are always a time of great joy and fun but before those things can happen there is the stress and hustle of preparing for them. I will admit to putting off holiday decorating a time or two because I have just been too busy with shopping, cooking, and celebrating with friends. These simple decorating ideas can be created in minutes and will help you prepare your home without causing more stress.

100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration continues with Day 96! Each day we are inspiring you with  recipes, decorating ideas, crafts, homemade gift ideas and much more!  

Decorating is made easy with these 8 Simple Decorating Ideas for the Holidays! Pin to your Christmas Board!

These are all great ideas but I love the white lights on the ceiling the most. I think those would be great year round just because I love the look of white lights! They would also be fun to do in a kids’ room! Don’t you think?

Find all of the simple decorating ideas by clicking the link below…

Simple Decorating Ideas

100 days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration

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Reindeer Cupcake Charms

Love cupcakes? Show your love with these adorable and fun Reindeer Cupcake Charms! 

Love cupcakes? These Reindeer Cupcake Charms are adorable! Grab yours today! Pin to your Style Board!

We are SUPER excited to announce our new product line! These Cupcake Charms are completely handmade with Polymer clay. You may recognize these Reindeer Cupcakes from our popular Cupcake Heaven page!

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Reindeer Cupcakes

One of our most popular cupcakes in Cupcake Chronicles Newsletter has become an adorable cupcake charm!

Reindeer Cupcake Charm

Reindeer Cupcake Charms

Each of these Reindeer Cupcake Charms is about the size of a quarter. Because of the handmade nature of the charms, each one is unique.

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Love cupcakes? These handmade, unique Cupcake Charms are adorable! Grab yours today! Pin to your Style Board!

Each month we will be featuring a new Cupcake Charm for you to add to your collection. And each charm will include an exclusive cupcake recipe or design for you! Here is what we have planned:

  • January – Snowmen
  • February – Valentine’s Day
  • March – St. Patrick’s Day
  • April – Easter
  • May – Spring
  • June – Ice Cream Cones
  • July – 4th of July
  • August – Butterfingers
  • September – Fall
  • October –  Halloween  Ghosts
  • November – Pumpkin
  • December –  Christmas

Reindeer Cupcake Charm

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The purchase of the Reindeer Cupcake Charm includes –

  • Charm
  • Recipe card with instructions on baking a cupcake to match

Cupcake Charms shipped 1-2 business day after payment

Charms should arrive within 7-10 days

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Holiday Appetizer: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

When you are entertaining guests this holiday season, take a few moments to put together an eye catching holiday appetizer. Create a holiday fruit and cheese tree with just a couple minutes of your time and a few items. Your guests will be amazed at how brilliant you are and you can smile knowing how easy it was to do.

100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration continues with Day 95! Each day we are inspiring you with  recipes, decorating ideas, crafts, homemade gift ideas and much more!  

This festive Fruit and Cheese Tree makes the perfect addition to your Holiday Appetizer Bar! Pin to your Recipe Board!

Who uses a boring old fruit and cheese tray anymore? Not you, that’s for sure. This is so easy to put together, you’ll wow your guests without breaking a sweat!

Thanks to Pocket Change Gourmet for sharing this simple and easy Holiday Appetizer with us for our 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration!

Find the recipe by clicking the link below…

Holiday Appetizer: Fruit and Cheese Tree

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How to Create a Gift Basket

Turning an ordinary gift into something extraordinary is easier than you think. These easy tips for how to create a gift basket will have you on your way to glorious gifting! 

Take gift giving to the next level! Learn How to Create a Gift Basket in minutes! Pin to your DIY Board!

What if I told you could put together a gift basket in under 15 minutes? Well you can, it’s easier than you think. Are you ready to take your gift giving to the next level? Let get started!


First you need a basket, any size or shape will work. You can even think outside the box a little and use something unusual like we did with our affordable gift ideas. The main thing to keep in mind is – the larger the container, the more you will need to fill it.

Gift Basket

Next you will need the items to fill the basket and decorate it. Here’s what we used…

  • Kraft Paper – this is best for filling the bottom of the basket (more on that in a bit)
  • Ribbon
  • Gifts – this basket is for my son’s girlfriend, so I chose some comfy fleece (this are amazing, more on those in a bit), slippers, socks, nail polish, bath salt and lip balm
  • Candy – any type works fine

Bow for gift basket

Now comes the fun, add the ribbon and bow. I simply weaved the ribbon through the basket, but if your basket doesn’t have those, wrap it around the base of the basket. Or you can just tie a bow and add it at the end.

Gift basket filler

Now here is the trick to an awesome looking basket – use Kraft paper for the filler. You can also use newspaper, but in my opinion the Kraft paper is the best. The key here is to use paper that is sturdy, because when you place the gifts on top, you don’t want them sinking down into the basket. Tissue paper definitely does not work well.

Gift Basket

When you begin adding the gifts to the basket, start with the largest items first. See those Climate Right Fleece? Those are the best thing since sliced bread! Yes – you heard that right. I am in love with these fleece. I now have 3 sets and wear them all the time. They are perfect for pajamas, under your jeans when it’s cold or even just lounging.

Take gift giving to the next level! Learn How to Create a Gift Basket in minutes! Pin to your DIY Board!

Now add in all the smaller items. And don’t forget the candy, everyone loves a little treat.

Create the look

Love gift baskets? You may also like these gift basket ideas!

Give one of these Affordable Gift Ideas for under $20! Put together one of these baskets in minutes and stay on budget. Pin to your Christmas Board!

Affordable Gift Ideas

Put together this Hot Cocoa Gift Basket for a perfect Holiday Gift or keep for yourself and your guests. Pin to your Christmas Board!

Hot Cocoa Gift Basket

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