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White Chocolate Cookie Truffles

White Chocolate Cookie Truffles: Sweet Bella Roos

These little balls of goodness are the epitome of necessity being the mother of invention.

The other night the kids were in bed, Hubby was making some popcorn, we were getting snuggled in to watch The Walking Dead (which I hate because I don’t watch scary shows/movies, but I somehow got suckered in and now I can’t stop) and I was craving something sweet.  I raided the pantry to find vanilla wafer cookies, exactly 15 Hershey’s Hugs, and no less than three packages of almond bark.  Now the logical choice would have been to eat one (or six) of the Hugs right?

But that’s just not how I roll; James says I can’t go into the kitchen without getting my stand mixer dirty ha-ha.  I remembered there was a package of cream cheese way back in the fridge, so I decided the only real choice was to make truffles at 9pm!

I only had a cup of powdered sugar in the pantry, so that’s where the vanilla wafers come in.  I wanted something else to add some sweetness and also to get the consistency right.  These truffles did not disappoint.  The almond bark adds a crunchy shell that goes perfect with the creamy filling.

White Chocolate Cookie Truffles

5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Emily Grace

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Hershey's Hugs
  • 1 cup crushed vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 12 oz vanilla almond bark 6 squares)

Instructions

  • Melt the Hershey's Hugs in the microwave, about 30 seconds.
  • Mix the melted chocolate and cream cheese.
  • Add in the powdered sugar, crushed vanilla wafer cookies, and vanilla. Beat until well combined.
  • Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Remove the filling mixture and shape into balls. (I use a cookie scoop).
  • Place back in the refrigerator to chill while preparing the coating.
  • Melt the vanilla almond bark in the microwave until smooth.
  • Coat each truffle in the almond bark and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Return truffles to the fridge to allow the almond bark to set.
  • Drizzle with chocolate if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 40mg | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Jill Roberts @ WellnessGeeky

Friday 12th of January 2018

Gorgeous pictures. I made these white chocolate cookie truffles for the super bowl party and it was a crowd favorite. I'm also gonna pin this post on my Pinterest board my followers will love it. Thanks for sharing, Emily!

Emily Grace

Friday 12th of January 2018

So glad you enjoyed them, Jill!

Isabella Grace

Thursday 8th of June 2017

Yum!

wings of sugar

Friday 8th of February 2013

meravigliosi!!! grazie per la ricetta :) Rosy

Jocelyn @BruCrew Life

Tuesday 8th of January 2013

You sound like me...I do a lot of my baking late at night:-) These truffles are awesome looking!!! I love that you melted Hugs to put in them!!!

Aimee @ ShugarySweets

Saturday 5th of January 2013

Oh girls these sound delicious (and look gorgeous too)!

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