This is the time that everyone is busy with the preparation of the forthcoming festivities of Christmas and New Year. Do you have any idea of a Christmas gift for your family or friends? If you do not have one yet, maybe this simple recipe could be a great contribution. This recipe is best to be served cold, so, it's an ideal for this festive gathering or parties.
To choose something from your own kitchen as a gift makes Christmas more personal by making your own gorgeous gourmet gifts. This chocolate chip cookie dough truffles are for cookie lovers. The combination of all ingredients has been just superb. As I love something crunchy, I have added on some toasted almond nibs on top...
is just what I want for this Christmas, what about you?
1/2 cup of butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup of light brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups of all-purpose flour
300g sweetened condensed milk
1 cup of miniature chocolate chips
300g cooking chocolate, to melt for dipping
50g toasted almond nibs
Some paper cups (optional)
1. In a large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer, cream together butter and brown sugar. Add vanilla follow by the flour until well combined or there are no more brown sugar chunks. Add in condensed milk and continue mixing until well blended. Lastly, stir in chocolate chips.
2. Covered the bowl of the dough and refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour or firm enough.
3. Use a cookie scoop to scoop out a full spoonfuls, roll into balls and place them on a tray that had lined with waxed paper. Place all the rolled balls back to the fridge while waiting for you to get the dipping chocolate ready.
4. Melt the cooking chocolate in a bowl. You may choose to use the microwave or
to double boiled them.
5. Use a spoon to help you to dip the chilled dough ball into the melted chocolate and REMEMBER to place them on a waxed paper-lined platter.
(P/S: I had forgotten to do so and is a it messy for me to remove those balls)
6. Sprinkle some toasted almond nibs on top when it's still wet.
7. Keep them refrigerated until ready to serve or to place them in a paper cup.