Whether you’re 5, 25 or 50, we can all remember eating those iconic pink and white frosted animal cookies. Maybe it was 10 years ago (or 10 minutes — we won’t tell) but today we are mashin’ em up and putting them in a truffle, and its amazing.

This 5 ingredient recipe is kitchen-dummy proof and will impress all your friends with its hot pink color and rainbow touch.

Circus Animal Cookie Truffles

  • Prep Time:20 Minutes
  • Cook Time:0 MInutes
  • Total Time:20 Minutes
  • Servings:15
  • Easy


  • 3 cup circus animal cookies
  • 1/2 can cream cheese frosting
  • 1 package vanilla almond bark
  • Pink food coloring
  • Rainbow sprinkles
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  • Step 1

    Crush 3 cups of circus animal cookies in a plastic bag or in a food processor.

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  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, mix crushed cookies and 1/2 can of cream cheese frosting.

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  • Step 3

    Roll dough into 1 inch balls.

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  • Step 4

    Chill truffle balls in freezer for 30 minutes.

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  • Step 5

    Melt 1 package of vanilla almond bark split between 2 separate bowls.

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  • Step 6

    Add pink food coloring to 1 bowl until vibrant.

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  • Step 7

    Dip chilled dough balls into melted almond bark until coated. Transfer to drying rack.

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  • Step 8

    Add sprinkles to tops of truffles. Let dry until solid.

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