Best Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

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Best Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

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Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

It is time to discover how to make edible chocolate chip cookie dough bites.

Doing so involves two steps: making the edible cookie dough bites and making the chocolate coating to go on them.

  • Author: Anna
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: dessert


  • 1 1/4 cup heat-treated flour (see instructions below)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 8 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup milk

For the chocolate coating

  • 1 cup hardening dark chocolate or milk chocolate (for melting)


How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

  1. Heat treat your flour. Before you do anything, it is important that you do this step first. Doing so kills the bacteria on the flour so that you do not get sick.
  2. To heat treat your flour, spread your flour evenly on a baking sheet and cook in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 5-10 minutes. Be careful not to burn.
  3. Allow the flour to cool completely before using it in your cookie dough recipe.
  4. Combine your powdered, brown, and white sugars in a bowl. Add to this your flour and cornstarch. Mix until combined.
  5. Using a wooden spoon, spatula, or hand -mixer, mix your butter and vanilla extract into your dry ingredients until it is fully incorporated (the dough will be crumbly. This is normal!)
  6. Fold in your chocolate chips.
  7. From here, add a bit of milk until you reach the desired consistency. For me, this was around 1/4 cup of milk. Adjust this amount as needed.
  8. Using a tablespoon, begin to portion your dough and roll into balls. Place the rolled balls onto a prepared baking sheet to be chilled in the refrigerator. 
  9. Chill the cookie dough balls for about 15 minutes.

How to Coat the Cookie Dough Bites in Chocolate

  1. As your dough chills in the refrigerator, follow the directions for your hardening chocolate to melt.
  2. Once melted, roll your cookie dough truffles into the melted chocolate, being sure to allow the excess chocolate to drip off.
  3. At this stage, you can also apply sprinkles or mini chocolate chips to the outside of the dough balls.
  4. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  5. Enjoy your chocolate chip cookie dough bites in chocolate dipping sauce!


  • If you find the dough balls too crumbly, you can either add a tad more milk or simply pack the dough together in your hands without rolling and place on the baking sheet. After the dough has been refrigerated, you may find it easier to roll into balls. You can also use a cookie scoop to scoop your cookie dough.

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Does the above recipe sound a little too rich and decadent for your tastes? Don’t worry. I have another option that may suit you better.

Try this healthier alternative as a bonus recipe!

Best Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

Made with almond flour and raw sugar, these chocolate covered cookie dough bites are a bit healthier than average but still manage to taste delicious.

Keep reading for information on how to whip up this great no bake dessert!


  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

For the chocolate coating

  • 1 cup hardening dark chocolate or milk chocolate (for melting)


  1. Combine your almond flour, raw sugar, coconut oil, almond milk, vanilla, extract, and salt. Mix until well incorporated.
  2. Carefully fold in your chocolate chips.
  3. Use a tablespoon to portion and roll cookie dough balls. Place them on a lined baking sheet and allow them to chill in the refrigerator for 60-90 minutes or until set.
  4. Once your cookie dough is chilled and no longer sticky, melt the chocolate in a microwave or over the stovetop according to the package directions.
  5. Dip or roll your cookie dough balls into the chocolate and allow them to harden on a lined baking sheet.
  6. Use mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, or sea salt to decorate before placing into the freezer.
  7. Freeze for 1 hour.
  8. Remove and enjoy with milk!

If you’re counting calories and want to know how many calories are in chocolate covered edible cookie dough, know that there are roughly 100-150 calories in 2 tablespoons of standard dough bites.

Because cookie dough is often portioned by tablespoon and then hand-rolled into balls, you may expect two cookie dough balls to be the equivalent of 100-150 calories.

Of course, how many calories in different types of chocolate covered cookie dough bites will flex and flow depending on the ingredients used in the recipe. While many cookie dough recipes contain butter, some call for other fats such as olive oil, coconut oil, or even vegan butter. All of these substitutes will yield a different calorie count in the final product.

Thus, it can be hard to definitively say how many calories are in different types of chocolate covered cookie dough bites.

Remember that most chocolate covered cookie dough bites won’t be healthy. This is due to the excess chocolate, butter, and sugar involved in the recipe.

Still, some recipes will fare better than others in terms of nutrition as demonstrated in the recipes above.

If you are looking to lighten up your chocolate covered cookie dough balls, be sure to make the proper substitutions when necessary. Though we’ve provided you with a healthy edible chocolate chip cookie dough recipe, it’s important to note that you can always swap ingredients in the original recipe in order to customize it to your diet.

Popular ingredient swaps for cookie dough balls include:

  • Sugar-free (or dairy-free) chocolate chips
  • Vegan butter
  • Gluten-free flour
  • Raw sugar (instead of white granulated sugar)
  • Sweetener (like erythritol, instead of sugar)

Note: Never use coconut flour for all-purpose flour at a 1:1 ratio. Substituting coconut flour for all-purpose flour may ruin your recipe, as these types of flour do not make good cup-for-cup substitutions when baking.

Best Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Bites Recipe

Once you’ve made chocolate covered cookie dough balls, feel free to store them in an airtight container for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months at best quality. Note that the cookie dough balls will remain edible after 3 months in the freezer. However, you may experience a noticeable change in flavor and consistency if you wait this long before consuming them.

A quick reminder:

Whether you’ve never heard of chocolate covered cookie dough cites or you’re looking for a way to recreate them, this edible cookie dough recipe is fantastic for days when you’ve got cookie dough cravings but don’t want to eat raw cookie dough.

As you may already know, eating raw cookie dough is unsafe. Not only are the raw eggs in cookie dough a threat to your health, but the raw flour in raw cookie dough balls is a threat too. Thus, it is important that you make no bake cookie dough correctly in order to avoid getting sick from the raw ingredients in the dough.

All in all, chocolate covered cookie dough bites are surprisingly easy to make and taste great! They also freeze well, so they make an excellent late-night snack too munch on. These cookie dough balls are made with only a few simple ingredients including flour, sugar, butter, and of course, chocolate!

I hope you’ve found this helpful. Until next time!


What are chocolate covered cookie dough bites?

Chocolate covered cookie dough balls are cookie dough portions that have been rolled into a round shape and covered in chocolate. Though it the process may sound somewhat complicated, it’s actually a dessert that is quite easy to make.

Is chocolate chip cookie dough safe to eat?

Chocolate chip cookie dough, in its standard form, is not safe to eat. Because the dough contains raw egg and flour, it isn’t a wise decision to eat chocolate chip cookie dough as is. However, there are plenty of recipes, including those mentioned in this post, that feature edible cookie dough bites. This edible cookie dough contains no unsafe raw ingredients and, therefore, is perfectly safe to eat.

By Anna

Anna Brooks, the voice behind, is a seasoned writer and editor with an insatiable love for food. While not a professional chef, her culinary adventures and unique insights have captivated readers for years. Anna believes in the transformative power of food, stating it "feeds the soul." Dive into her writings for a mix of inspiration, entertainment, and culinary wisdom. Author Pinterest Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Tumblr Reddit Quora

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