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sugar cookie truffles in white bowl.

Sugar Cookie Balls

Just three ingredients to make these sweet treats! You can use store bought or homemade sugar cookies. Mix up the colors of the candy coating and sprinkles to make these for any holiday.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy cookie recipes, Valentine's Day recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 18 cookie balls
Calories 97kcal


  • 12 sugar cookies
  • 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 12 ounces red candy melts
  • sprinkles for decorating


  • Add the sugar cookies to a food processor. Pulse until the cookies are ground into small crumbs.
  • Add the cream cheese and pulse until combined.
    sugar cookie ball mixture in food processor.
  • Line a cookie sheet with a piece of parchment paper.
  • Using a 1” cookie scoop, scoop and roll 18 truffles.
  • Place the cookie sheet into the freezer for 15 minutes.
    overhead view of cookie balls on baking sheet.
  • Melt the red candy melts over a pot of boiling water.
  • Remove the truffles from the freezer and dip them into the melted candy. Dip one at a time and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet.
    cookie dough balls being dunked in red candy coating.
  • Add the sprinkles right after dipping.
  • Continue dipping and adding sprinkles until you’ve finished all of the truffles.
    decorated cookie truffles on baking sheet.
  • Add the cookie sheet back into the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  • Store the truffles in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.
  • When you’re ready to serve the truffles, remove them from the refrigerator and allow them to sit for a few minutes to soften before serving.


Store truffles in an airtight container for up to 7 days in the refrigerator or up to 1 month in the freezer.


Serving: 1truffle | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg