Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. Vegan and Gluten Free.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

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The thing about chocolate is, the more you eat it, the more you want it. Keyword here is MORE.

Like, it starts off all nice and innocent. You grab a chocolate chip, or two, from the little zip bag you store in your purse (for emergencies, of course). Later on in the day, you sit down at your desk and think, it’s the afternoon, why not have a few chocolate-covered pretzels as a reward? Soon thereafter, you’re heading home and thinking about the chocolate sauce you’re gonna be pouring over the requisite, post-dinner ice cream sundae.

Then the next day, in the middle of giving a report about This Month’s Fiscal Responsibility to Boringness, you start drifting off and dreaming that your pointer is actually made of chocolate. (Erik tells me that in this scenario, the bars in this report’s bar graph are represented by bars of chocolate.)

Then, you’re having dreams in Chocolate Technicolor. This should be a thing now, shouldn’t it?

And suddenly, you’re living the life of a chocolate lover. Ya feel me?

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

We spend our time dreaming, wishing and mysteriously smelling chocolate everywhere we go (this has nothing to do with the chocolate purses we carry).

But wait! How did we go from CT vision and delicious fiscal reports to these chocolate chip cookie dough truffles? Let’s dial it back.

Remember those chocolate chip cookie dough bites I made a few weeks ago? Well, after I made a batch and got my arms all tired from swatting Erik away from the apparently hard-to-resist container of these cookie dough bites, I sat down and had myself a bite. It looked a little like this:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites (V+GF): An easy, guilt-free recipe for seriously delicious chocolate chip cookie dough bites. Vegan and Gluten Free.

Okay, it looked a LOT like that.

Never having been a cookie dough lover myself, I sat there… not only making Erik jealous, but also slowly realizing that I really, really loved these. And if you’re a fellow chocolate lover yourself, you know where this story is going.

The chocolate light bulb (which is very dark, by the way, but no one’s complaining) went on in my mind. And I realized… Let’s take the chocolate quotient up, like 10,000 notches. ‘Cause, we’re in the habit of dipping everything in chocolate ‘round these parts. Just ask that poor apple that’s still recovering from being coated, then simultaneously stripped of its chocolate coating. It looks a little bit like a deflated basketball… D’aww.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

Ahem.

Anyway, the melty, smooth, rich and just heavenly process of coating my chocolate chip cookie dough bites in chocolate was… dream-like. Oh, and let’s just say I was on a sugar-high for weeks afterward.

Yup, still on a sugar high.

And let me tell you, it’s allll worth it. I mean, do you see these?

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

If you’re still not convinced… let me tell you all about these little chocolate gems. My Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are:

  • rich and deeply satisfying
  • made special, just for true chocolate lovers
  • Vegan and Gluten Free
  • stuffed full of chocolate chips
  • wrapped in a thick robe of chocolate (doesn’t that sound nice?)
  • and best for those with Chocolate Technicolor vision
  • or at least chocolate bar graphs

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

So go ahead and grab one… or two… or an even dozen of these Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles and prepare for all the good feels of chocolate bliss. Aw, yeah.

What are your favorite foods (or things… I’m not here to judge) to dip chocolate in? Cookies? Cake? Maybe even a hamburger bun? Like, woah!

Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter. ❤️

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. BEAMINGBAKER.COM. #Vegan #GlutenFree

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (Vegan, Gluten Free)


Description

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles (V+GF): Decadent chocolate chip cookie dough bites wrapped in a velvety blanket of rich, dark, indulgent chocolate. Vegan and Gluten Free.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 batch of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
  • 1 ½ cups vegan chocolate chips (810 oz)
  • ¼ teaspoon coconut oil
  • Optional
  • 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate, chopped, for topping

Instructions

  1. Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites. Set aside.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, wax paper or a silicone baking sheet. Set aside.
  3. Melt the chocolate one of two ways: Use the double-boiler method or use the microwave. For the microwave method: add chocolate chips and coconut oil to a microwave-safe bowl. Heat for 20 seconds, remove and stir. Repeat until chocolate is just softened–be careful not to burn it. Stop and stir frequently.
  4. Dip the cookie dough balls: Roll cookie dough balls in chocolate and drop onto prepared baking sheet. I like to use one spoon and two forks for this step (or you could use a candy dipper). I use the spoon to roll the ball, and the two forks to pick up the truffle and roll off excess chocolate.
  5. Place baking sheet into the freezer for 15-20 minutes. Remove from freezer and enjoy!

Notes

– Recipe includes my Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites.
– Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or at room temperature for 1-2 weeks.
– Store in the freezer for up to 4 weeks.

  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Vegan

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If you could dip anything in chocolate, what would it be?

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Love, demeter | beaming baker

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53 Comments

  1. These are AH-mazing!!! It’s completely fine to eat a ton, since they’re vegan and GF, right?

  2. These are amazing!!! Mine did not come out like the picture, but still delish nonetheless.

    1. Thanks so much, Madison! 🙂 These truffles certainly are a bit touchy when it comes to the dipping part. Hehe. Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. 🙂

  3. Demeter,
    Your Paleo Almond Joy Bars look wonderful, & I’m looking forward to making them (even though I’m not a vegan). Perhaps the best part of your blog, though, is the running commentary that precedes the recipes. It’s a kick! Thanks for a fun read and a drool-inducing recipe. Darnell 🙂

    1. Hi Darnell, thank you so much for bringing a BIG smile to my face this Monday morning. 🙂 One of my biggest goals on this blog is to bring a bit of happiness and brightness into your day (and make you like REALLY hungry lol). Thank you for stopping by and saying hi! Hope you just love the almond joy bars! 🙂

  4. I have 3 questions.

    1) Flax doesn’t agree with me at all. Could I use a good peanut or almond butter instead to help bind it?

    2) How long will these keep? I’m seeing them as a fun dessert to serve at a party, but I don’t always have time at the last minute to make desserts.

    and

    3) Will these freeze well?

    1. Hi Alli!

      1) Can you do chia? A chia egg would be a much better sub for the flax egg than nut butter. 😉

      2) At room temperature, they’ll keep for 1-2 weeks. Best if served within 1 week.

      3) I’ve kept mine for 4 weeks in the freezer with good results. However, I think they taste best when frozen for a maximum of 1-2 weeks.

  5. I just finished making these. Please let me just extend a deep chocolate-y heart felt thank you for this recipe. I mean I expected them to be good, but c’mon! These are AH-mazing!

    1. Hi Marisha! I’m over-the-moon happy that you enjoyed these! 🙂 And now let me extend an even chocolate-ier (okay, I’m just making up words now… haha) thanks to you for giving these a shot. I know that there are a lot of yummy-looking recipes out there–so I’m honored that you took the time try mine. 🙂 Enjoy! xo

      1. Ok, so I am making these again. I did let an entire week pass so I am totally above board. Right? 🙂

        1. Yay!! Sooo, so right! I’d say you get a gold medal in self-control. 😉 Enjoy, Marisha. xo