Cookie Dough Bites

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Cookie Dough Bites are decadent, chocolatey and delicious. I bet you can’t eat just one! These are so tasty and so quick to make. The dough literally takes just a couple minutes to whip up. If you’re wanting to go over the top, roll out bite sized pieces and dip them in melted chocolate. But, that is totally optional because they truly are great on their own. Think of these like my Chocolate Chip Cookies but without the eggs, making them totally safe to eat raw!

cookie dough bites
plain cookie dough bites

Now before you all start freaking out about me eating all that raw egg that will make me die of Salmonella poisoning, no fear! There is absolutely no egg in this recipe. As a matter of fact, there’s no milk, cream or any other substance that could be potentially hazardous to my (or your) health!!….except for all that butter…..and sugar…..and chocolate. 

If you are addicted to sugar (like me!) you will be very pleased with these perfect bites of peace love and happiness. I got this idea from a combination of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream and those candies that are called chocolate chip cookie dough bites….or something like that. Its basically just like making chocolate chip cookies except omitting the eggs and the leavenings. Oh, and covering them in chocolate. Most of the time when I do make chocolate chip cookies, I bake half the dough and I eat/freeze half the dough because I get so sick of baking it all! Well, this way, you’re getting rid of at least half the steps thus decreasing your working time. But honestly, who doesn’t want to just eat the dough anyways? (My father in law makes chocolate chip cookies just to eat the dough. I’m pretty sure there have been times where the oven was never turned on……just sayin’) Well now, you can have no fear of illness after eating these! (Hooray for no eggs!)

Main Ingredients Needed

Here is what you’ll need to gather up to make these cookie dough bites. 3 different kinds of sugars help make these sweet and moist! Mini chocolate chips work best in these little bites. If you don’t have them on hand, you can use regular chocolate chips and chop them up a bit.

  • Butter- slightly melted and really soft
  • Granulated sugar + brown sugar + powdered sugar- yes, you need all 3 sugars to make these sweet and moist!
  • Salt- helps balance out all the sweet in this recipe.
  • Vanilla extract– for flavoring
  • Flour- helps give these cookie dough bites some filling and volume.
  • Mini chocolate chips- or regular chocolate chips, chopped smaller

Step 1: Prep

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Set aside.

Step 2: Combine + Mix

Whip butter with sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy. Mix in all dry ingredients and chocolate chips until completely combined. Dough should be moist and slightly crumbly. Roll into desired sizes and shapes.

Step 3: Place On Baking Sheet + Refrigerate

Place dough balls on prepared baking sheet. Store in the refrigerator until ready to coat in chocolate. (If you want to keep them plain, refrigerate them 30 minutes or so until they are hard and can retain their shape and transfer them to a ziploc bag.)

What Chocolate Dipping Sauce Should I Use?

You can use any dipping chocolate you would like. You can also enjoy these Cookie Dough Bites plain. If you’re looking for a good dipping chocolate, try my Easy Dipping Chocolate.

Transfer to an airtight container or ziplock bag. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

I hope you love these little gems as much as I do! Plain or dipped in chocolate, either way is amazing! The printable recipe card is found down below. Enjoy, friends! 🙂

5 from 1 vote

Cookie Dough Bites

These Cookie Dough Bites are made without eggs so they are totally safe to eat! Great for parties or just to satisfy that sweet tooth.
servings 45 Small Bites
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Whip butter with sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Mix in all dry ingredients including chocolate chips until completely combined. Dough should be moist and slightly crumbly. Roll into desired sizes and shapes.
  • Place on baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Store in refrigerator until ready to coat in chocolate. (If you want to keep them plain, refrigerate them 30 minutes or so until they are hard and can retain their shape and transfer them to a ziploc bag.)
  • Place on waxed paper and chill in the refrigerator until firm. Transfer to an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie dough truffles

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  1. Krista

    I made up this almost exact recipe for a party a little while ago. I put them on lollipop sticks and called them cookie dough lollipops. Apparently great minds think alike, haha!

    Krista

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