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Sugar Cookie Truffles Recipe

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Today we’re making this quick and easy sugar cookie truffles recipe! These colorful, fun, delicious sugar cookie truffles are the perfect sweet treat.

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Are you looking for an easy way to make some homemade truffles that are fun and delicious? This sugar cookie truffles recipe is going to be your new favorite bite-size treat. Besides being delicious and simple to make they’re also perfect to share. (Sharing is optional.)

A finished sugar cookie truffles ready to be enjoyed.

I love to make these sugar cookie truffles to have on hand when I get a craving for something sweet. They’re very indulgent but just the right size to not overdo it. This recipe uses pre-made sugar cookies, you can use any sugar cookies you have on hand or make a batch of cake mix sugar cookies to use!

Featured image showing the finished funfetti cake mix cookies truffles ready to be eaten.

Using cake mix cookies or store-bought cookies to make truffles is easy and fun. The food processor does most of the work for us in this recipe. You’ll see how simple they are to make but they’re also fun to decorate and eat. If you have kids who like to work in the kitchen these truffles are a great recipe for them to help with!

Ingredients needed to make funfetti cake mix cookies truffles ready to be mixed up.

Here’s what you’ll need to make these easy sugar cookie truffles:

There’s only five ingredients needed to make funfetti cake mix cookies truffles! Just a handful of simple ingredients that are easy to keep on hand. You’ll need sugar cookies, cream cheese, funfetti candy melts, funfetti sprinkles, and shortening.

The shortening is optional as are the sprinkles. I think the sprinkles are essential for cuteness factor but you can always leave those out if you don’t have them handy!

A tray of the finished truffles ready to be eaten.

How to make Sugar Cookie truffles with cake mix:

This recipe is very easy to make. If you’ve never made truffles before this is a great recipe to get started with, even kids can help with this one!

A close up of the finished funfetti cake mix cookies truffles.

Sugar Cookie cake mix truffles are easy to make in advance too! If you need a sweet treat too share or for an event or party, you can make these early without worry. These hold up well and can be refrigerated for several days before they are laid out to serve.

A look into the food processor as the ingredients are ready to be mixed up.

Grease two cookie sheets and set aside.

Place the sugar cookies and cream cheese in a food processor and combine until a dough forms.

Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough into 1 Tablespoon-sized scoops.

The dough ready to be balled up for the truffles.

Roll each scoop into a firm ball.

Place the candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 25 seconds, stir, and reheat as needed.

If the candy melts are too stiff despite being properly melted, stir in the optional shortening.

Dip each sugar cookie ball in the melted candy coating and allow the excess candy to drip off.

A spoonful of dough

Place each dipped sugar cookie truffle on the prepared cookie sheets.

Scoop the remaining candy melts into a piping bag. Make a small snip at the bottom and drizzle over the truffles.

The coating chocolate ready to be put on the dough balls.

Add sprinkles while the candy coating is still wet.

Allow candy coating to set fully before storing or serving, about 1 hour.

a top down look at the finished sugar cookie truffles ready to be enjoyed.

Looking for more delicious easy treats?

These easy treats will be sure to please everyone on your list. If you like simple desserts that are quick enough for even weeknight desserts, these options are great.

A close up of the finished funfetti cake mix cookies truffles ready to be enjoyed.

Cake mix recipes are perfect for those of us who don’t want the hassle of desserts made from scratch. I don’t think that making recipes from scratch is a bad thing, but sometimes it’s just too much work. Using cake mix to help take away some of the prep work is an easy step for recipes like red velvet cake mix cookies and lemon cake mix cookies!

I also love to make these super easy cake mix blondies when I need something a little different!

Printable Sugar Cookie Truffles Recipe:

Here is a printable version of these sugar cookie truffles recipe. It’s a nice way to keep everything organized on one page while making them. Once you make a single batch you’ll be ready to make more in no time!

Yield: 24

Sugar Cookie Truffles Recipe

Featured image showing the finished funfetti cake mix cookies truffles ready to be eaten.

Today we're making simple sugar cookie truffles recipe! These colorful, fun, delicious no-bake trufflles are the perfect sweet treat.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 sugar cookies
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup funfetti candy melts
  • Funfetti Sprinkles, optional
  • 1 Tablespoon shortening, optional

Instructions

    1. Grease two cookie sheets and set aside.
    2. Place the sugar cookies and cream cheese in a food processor and combine until a dough forms.
    3. Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough into 1 Tablespoon-sized scoops.
    4. Roll each scoop into a firm ball.
    5. Place the candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 25 seconds, stir, and reheat as needed.
    6. If the candy melts are too stiff despite being properly melted, stir in the optional shortening.
    7. Dip each sugar cookie ball in the melted candy coating and allow the excess candy to drip off.
    8. Place each dipped sugar cookie truffle on the prepared cookie sheets.
    9. Scoop the remaining candy melts into a piping bag. Make a small snip at the bottom and drizzle over the truffles.
    10. Add sprinkles while the candy coating is still wet.
    11. Allow candy coating to set fully before storing or serving, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g

All nutrition information is calculated as a courtesy to the reader. Please do your own calculation for complete accuracy.

A few of the finished truffles ready to be enjoyed.

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