Samoa Cookie Dough Cups


  Whoa. It's Friday already? Didn't I just share my recipe for the Samoa Cookie Dough Bark saying I would share the recipe for the Samoa Cookie Dough Cups version in the next few days? This week went crazy fast. So let's discuss. samoa cookie dough cupssamoa-cookie-dough-cups-main I had a little bit of extra cookie dough when I was making the samoa cookie dough bark so I decided to make use of my candy molds which I normally use when I feel like making all sorts of truffles including cupcake-shaped truffles. You had no idea I was such a crafty baker, did you. The candy molds are sold in craft stores like Michaels and look like this one below. candy mold Make sure it has those famous ridgy-looking lines. samoa-cookie-dough-cups So this recipe for samoa cookie dough cups is really simple, I promise. Melt some chocolate, spoon some in each mold. You can use a fancy piping thing or chocolate squeeze bottle but I have no patience for either and never found those methods to work any better than using a little spoon. Then you plop a little flattened ball of dough down into the chocolate and cover with more melted chocolate. cookie cups Let it harden in the fridge for a little bit and then it's time to eat! So easy, right?! samoa cookie dough cups
Samoa Cookie Dough Cups
Samoa Cookie Dough Cups
  • Already-prepared Samoa Cookie Dough (or other eggless cookie dough)
  • 2 cups of Chocolate for melting (semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped up chocolate bar, baking melts etc.)
  • Candy mold
  1. Melt chocolate in microwave-safe bowl at 45 second increments, mixing in between, until melted.
  2. Fill candy molds about half way with melted chocolate.
  3. Press a ball of cookie dough into the melted chocolate.
  4. Cover each ball with more melted chocolate until you can't see it.
  5. Place candy mold in refrigerator to harden, about thirty minutes.


Please let me know if you try making these cute samoa cookie dough cups or even the samoa cookie dough bark. Both versions are delicious!







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  • Lisa @ Running Out Of Wine December 12, 2014, 5:54 am

    I can’t believe you said “caboodles!” That just brought me right back to middle school.
    Another great recipe that I will have to try! Have a great weekend:)
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 12, 2014, 9:16 am

      I think we should all still be using our caboodles. They were too pretty and cute to give up! Have a great weekend.

      • lindsay December 13, 2014, 7:18 am

        can you believe my mom still has mine? she saved it. Yes I am 32 years old too! LOL!

        • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 14, 2014, 9:14 am

          I am almost positive that my caboodles, at least one of them, is still at my parent’s house. If I go there today, I am going to check!

  • Sara @ Lake Shore Runner December 12, 2014, 6:37 am

    Yay you for the scarf! I like the colors. And I would go with the ice cream gloves personally. Right now I am sick so I would say never ending soup/oatmeal….but normally it would be never ending froyo.

    Happy Friday!
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  • Tina Muir December 12, 2014, 6:41 am

    oooooh youu just made me so excited for our pizza tonight! Yummmmmm! As for what I would like, a never ending bowl of cereal…..or can I have a never ending bowl of cake batter and cookie batter all mixed together…..only if I can be promised I will never get sick from it 😛
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  • Ashley @ Kickashmom December 12, 2014, 7:01 am

    I love the donut gloves if I have to choose. It’s awesome you and Amanda text.
    If I chose a never ending something it would probably be cereal. I’m craving it right now.
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 12, 2014, 9:15 am

      Endless bowls of Cocoa Pebbles, just so there’s chocolate milk involved too!

  • Susie @ SuzLyfe December 12, 2014, 7:21 am

    I want it all from this post, and I want it delivered by hot men with a never ending bowl of m&ms
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 12, 2014, 9:14 am

      Ha…I used to love m&ms and keep them in giant martini glasses on our coffee table.

  • Michele @ paleorunningmomma December 12, 2014, 8:25 am

    Those look super yummy! I love the vinyasa scarves and have 2 colors. I didn’t know how to wear them either until I watched a quick tutorial video on their website. They are like blankie scarves!
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 12, 2014, 9:14 am

      So when I first saw this scarf, it reminded me of the one I used to take my son home from the hospital. So similar with the stripes and softness! I totally watched the youtube videos lol. I still need some practice but I love it and figure it will be good for traveling to Disney next week.

  • Alycia December 12, 2014, 8:35 am

    You need both pairs, definitely both . . . and I need that scarf. So cute!

    Not gonna lie, I love the looks of those bags as well. I’m a bag whore anyways, but they are super cute! It really is a more grown up version of Caboodles. Those things were the best!

    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 12, 2014, 9:13 am

      I think they still sell caboodles, I need to check Target..And aren’t those bags adorable? I think they are ageless. Who wants a totally plain and bland toiletry bag?

  • Amanda @ .running with spoons. December 12, 2014, 10:28 am

    My vote is donuts. And I’m SO bad with figuring out how to wear scarves, which is probably why 99% of the time I don’t bother and just go with a jacket that goes way up my neck 😆 I need to visit Michael’s and hit up their food section… if only they didn’t put such crazy prices on all their things… I bought my donut pan from them, and even with the 50% off coupon, it was still the same price as in other stores…
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 14, 2014, 9:19 am

      Ugh, that’s the problem with coupons. Sometimes, the store charges more and promotes those coupons only to realize you could have still spent less somewhere else.

  • Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious December 12, 2014, 10:57 am

    That scarf is so cool! I’m not sure how you wear it either, but I like it. I also like those chocolate molds. I definitely need to look for that tin at Michaels. Could be useful for my muffins I’m always making.
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 14, 2014, 9:16 am

      The candy molds are great – they make a wide variety depending upon what you are looking to make. You can’t put them in the oven so I don’t think you can make muffins with them, at least not the muffins I am thinking of…They also have the silicone molds at Michaels though, which work in the oven or for no bake recipes.

  • Hannah @ CleanEatingVeggieGirl December 12, 2014, 11:38 am

    I love that scarf!! I think it looks great how you have it!
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    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 14, 2014, 9:17 am

      Thank you. There are so many ways to wear it. After watching the video, I got overwhelmed and just decided to wear it however lol.

  • natasha December 12, 2014, 6:26 pm

    Cereal all day long…all different varieties to mix and match (:

  • Jessie December 14, 2014, 3:31 am

    I’m basically obsessed with all things PB. If PB weren’t so damn expensive here in Kuwait, all of our home decorations would be from there. I guess I could order from the US site since we have a US address. Hmmm.. why didn’t i think of doing that before? Oh & now I wanna check out those make up organizers too.

    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 14, 2014, 9:13 am

      Go order your pb now! And yes, check out PB Teen’s website – I know they were running crazy sales on that stuff. I am still considering something for myself and possibly a gift for a friend.

  • Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets December 15, 2014, 9:21 am

    I think I’d have to pick an endless bowl of potatoes, only because I could do so many different things with potatoes. As much as I love foods, I’m not sure I could eat a bowl of the same anything for an entire day. I’d have to mix it up at some point.

    These cookies/chocolates/whatever you call them look insane, in a great way.

    • The Cookie ChRUNicles December 15, 2014, 5:15 pm

      I could totally eat the same sweet thing all day long but probably around dinner time, I would be look for something savory.