Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Truffles

Box of Truffles

Some love it, others hate it, but none can avoid it: Valentine’s Day. I just heard half of you cheer and half of you boo after reading those two loaded words. I lost a spelling bee to Valentine’s Day once. My loving parents didn’t correct the classic “Valentime’s” pronunciation until I was about eight. They fessed up later that it was just too sweet to correct. Nevertheless, I am a Valentine’s Day fan. I love the crafts, the sweets, and the reminder that life is short and you should tell those you love how much they mean to you not just this one day, but throughout the year.

Whether you’re looking for an easy to make gift for that special someone or have beef with cupid this year and need to binge on chocolate for a little while, this recipe is for you. I was in line at Trader Joe’s the other day, and one of the .99 candy bars at the register was made with cookie butter spread and dark chocolate. Inspired by this amazing pairing, this recipe was born. Three simple ingredients: dark chocolate. cookie butter. salt. They are super easy to make and are the perfect gift to give. Or to keep. Which is why none of my friends at work got to try these. Neil and I…ate…the whole pan. They’re that good.

Happy day of loooove!

Dark Chocolate Cookie Butter Truffles
Prep Time: 35 min. Cook Time: 0 min.

Ingredients:

1 jar Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookie Butter
1 pound dark chocolate, chopped
Fine sea salt to sprinkle

Preparation:

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Measure a teaspoon of cookie butter and place in the palm of your hands. Roll the cookie butter to make a round shape. Place on waxed paper. Continue creating rounded teaspoons of cookie butter until the entire jar is used.

Truffle Teaspoons

Freeze the baking sheet for 20 minutes. Near the end of the freezing time, prepare the chocolate.

Place all of the chopped chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, and heat for 30 second intervals, stirring between each time. Once smooth, remove from microwave.

Remove truffles from freezer and dunk one at a time in the chocolate. Using a fork, remove the truffles and tap the fork on the side of the bowl so the extra chocolate drips through and back into the bowl. Double dunk if your heart desires. Slide the truffle from the fork back to the waxed paper using a sharp knife. Sprinkle with a pinch of fine sea salt before the chocolate sets.

Refrigerate truffles and serve them slightly cold or just warmed to room temperature. Devour.

Truffle Bite

Comments (22)
  1. These. Sound. AMAZING.

  2. This is my kind of dessert :)
    I’m kind of indifferent about V-day, we are at the end of a long birthday season so we are sweeted/gifted out. I try to make it a fun lovin’ day for the kids!

    • Hopefully your little ones will love these, too! And if not… you can just eat them all! Haha! Thanks for stopping by.

  3. OH MAN. These are awesome. I looooooooove that Cookie Butter!

    • Thanks, Dorothy! Yes. That cookie butter can’t be beat! Do you have a Trader Joe’s nearby? If not, it’s comforting to know you can buy cookie butter on Amazon!

  4. Oooh yum!!! These are perfect for a Valentine’s gift :) <3

    • Hi Kristi! You’re right- they make excellent gifts! I know I would sure love to receive a box of these. Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Yes!! I don’t have a TJ’s up here so I buy Biscoff… and good god am I addicted to the stuff. I think it’s cute that you said Valentines wrong as a kid… my oldest son says a couple words like that, and it is just so adorable. I can’t seem to correct him!

    • Hey Carrie! I am sure Biscoff will work exactly the same way. Yummm! Too cute that your son says a few words wrong- just make sure they aren’t in his next spelling bee :)

  6. Oh wow, these sound SO delicious. And conveniently, I have everything in the house to make them already. Tempting…. =)

    • Hi Amy! Only three simple ingredients! You should make them! If you do, let us know how they go!

  7. I am so addicted to cookie butter that I eat it out of the jar with a spoon. Much better if I use up the jar making your truffles and give them as gifts! Thanks!

    • Maybe we should start a 12 step program for cookie butter? I eat it out of the jar, too…

  8. LOVE TJ’s Cookie Butter- one should write a book on ways to sneak this in to every meal!

  9. Wow! I have been avoiding the cookie butter at TJ, but now it’s going to have to come home with me…

    • Hi Linds! I know these will be a big hit in your house! I think they’re perfect to bring to birthday parties, wedding showers, and more. Wish we hadn’t gone through them so quickly :(

  10. I love cookie butter!! What an awesome idea!!

    • Thanks, Julie! Cookie butter is truly amazing. I wonder what they’ll think of next!

  11. Wow, these look really fantastic! I just tried this cookie butter a couple of weeks ago, and I can imagine how wonderfully salty/sweet these must be!

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