How to make Lemon Cookie Truffles

Lemon cookies are shaped into truffles then dipped in white candy and topped with sprinkles for a darling spring dessert.

PREP TIME

Ingredients

Servings

 Total Time

15 min

4 24

45 min

 

 

Ingredients

roll (16 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
tablespoons grated lemon peel and 2 tablespoons lemon juice from 2 lemons
12 oz white candy melts
tablespoon yellow candy sprinkles, if desired
The Easy Lemon Cookie Truffles
recipe is incredibly easy. It contains simple ingredients that you should already have on hand. Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies, grated lemon peel and 2 tablespoons lemon juice from 2 lemons, white candy melts, yellow candy sprinkles, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet, or line with cooking parchment paper.
  2. Break up 1 roll (16 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies into large bowl; add 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel and 2 tablespoons lemon juice from 2 lemons. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Scoop cookie dough by large tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges begin to lightly brown. Cool 5 minutes; shape into balls. Refrigerate balls 10 to 15 minutes.
Melt 12 oz white candy melts as directed on package. Using fork, dip balls into candy melts, tapping excess off. Place balls on cooking parchment paper-lined cookie sheet; top all with 1 tablespoon yellow candy sprinkles, if desired. Let stand until coating hardens, and enjoy!

Expert Tips

Grate the lemon straight into the cookie dough. The oils that come off the lemon peel will add a lot of great lemon flavor!
Don’t overbake the cookies; you’ll want to make sure they’re still soft so you can shape them into balls.

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