Ok, How many of you out there eat raw cookie dough when baking cookies? I know i still do... I know - there's been a lot of egg scares lately and it's not considered "safe", and yet I just can't stay away from the raw cookie dough! Seriously, how can you not eat it? It just tastes so good! Either way, whether you live dangerously or not, these (safe) cookie dough truffles are a must-make. Sweet, creamy, chocolate chip cookies dough that's covered in chocolate and safe to eat? Yes please :)
Cream the butter and sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the flour, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until incorporated and smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the mixture is firm enough to form balls
Shape the chilled cookie dough mixture into 1 inch balls. Place on a wax paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for 1-2 hours.
When ready to dip the truffles, melt the chopped chocolate in a double boiler (or in the microwave at 50% power, stirring frequently). Using a toothpick, dip each chilled truffle, one at a time, coating in chocolate and letting the excess drip off. (If the cookie dough balls become too soft, return them to the freezer to chill for 30 minutes.) Transfer the dipped truffles to a wax-paper lined surface. If using mini chocolate chips for garnish, sprinkle on top quickly after dipping each truffle before the chocolate sets.
Store in the refrigerator and serve cold. These can also be frozen for longer storge.