Pumpkin Cookie Dough Chocolate Truffles
Pumpkin Cookie Dough Chocolate Truffles are luscious little bites of sweet pumpkin cookie dough with chocolate chips and covered in creamy melted chocolate! Pure heaven!
- 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup white sugar
- 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups mini chocolate chips divided
- 2 teaspoons shortening
In a large bowl, mix together butter, brown sugar and white sugar. Mix in pumpkin and vanilla. Then add flour, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Stir well until it is thoroughly combined. Fold in 1 cup mini chocolate chips. Cover and place dough in the refrigerator for about 1 hour, until the dough is chilled.
Place the remaining 1 cup chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl with the shortening. Microwave on high for 30 second intervals, stirring well in between. You may have to microwave 2 or 3 times for the chocolate to completely melt.
Form the dough into 1 inch balls. Dip into the melted chocolate. Place on a tray lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for an hour. Store in air-tight container.
Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 946IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg