Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Animal Cookie Truffles

This summer has seriously flown by! I feel like I did not not accomplish enough. I always say I am going to get so many things done during the Summer, but I never seem to. I was able to visit Moab, Utah for the first time, this past weekend. It was beautiful. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Do you remember those circus animal cookies? The pink and white cookies with rainbow sprinkles? Did you know they make really good cookie truffles? They make the original cookies seem like child's play. They are very easy, and make the perfect party food. I dipped them white chocolate and pink candy wafers, so they they resemble the original cookies.

Recipe adapted from: Cake Spy

You will need:
  • 3 cups of Mother's Circus animal cookies
  • 1/2 can of vanilla frosting 
  • White chocolate or candy wafers for dipping
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetable shortening 
Place cookies in a food processor.
Pulse several times, until cookies are ground into thick crumbs.

Add 1/2 can of frosting, and mix until a large ball is formed.

Scoop mixture with a smaller scooper onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

    Freeze truffles for 30 minutes
    (this makes them much easier to roll) Roll into balls, and
    freeze for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, until they are completely frozen.
    Melt candy wafers or white chocolate with 1 tablespoon of
    shortening, to help keep a thin consistency.
    Dip half of truffles in the pink melted chocolate.

    Dip the other half in the melted white chocolate.
    Top with sprinkles
Allow truffles to harden before serving


Emma said...

I still love circus animal cookies. I will most definitely have to make these. They are too adorable!

Samantha said...

These look so yummy!! I will have to try out this recipe this weekend.

Lauren said...

One word: YUM!!

Riley said...

These do look like great party treats.

Amber said...

Just made these. They are so yummy!! I will have to make these again soon.

Kathleen said...

My girls would love these! I will have to make them for my daughters upcoming birthday party.