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Gingerbread truffles stacked on a white plate
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Gingerbread Truffles

Make Gingerbread Truffles in just a few minutes with this simple no bake recipe! The combination of ginger snaps and white chocolate bring a decadent but simple treat you will love for the holiday season.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread truffles
Servings: 24
Calories: 166kcal
Author: Jill

Equipment

  • Food Processor
  • Cookie scoop (small size)
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 4 C gingersnap cookies crunchy
  • 3/4 C cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 10 oz Ghiradelli White Melting Chocolate

Garnish Ingredients:

  • Extra crunchy gingersnap cookies

Instructions

  • Line cookie sheet(s) with parchment paper,
  • Add gingersnap cookies in the food processor. Using the food processor continue to chop the cookies until they are finely crushed.
  • Add in the cream cheese and vanilla. Continue to process until the mixture blends together.
  • Using the cookie scoop make tablespoon size balls, (You will want to roll the dough into balls)
  • Put each dough ball on the parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Place the cookie sheets in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes (Or until firm)
  • When the truffles are chilled move them to a plate.
  • Add the white chocolate wafers to the saucepan.
  • Begin to melt the wafers in the saucepan over low heat.
  • Continue to stir so the chocolate doesn't burn.
  • Dip the gingerbread balls (one at a time) into the melted chocolate. (You can use either a fork or spoon for the dipping). Continue to dip the gingerbread ball into the melted chocolate until it is completely coated.
  • Place the chocolate coated truffles on a lined cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle the truffles with the extra cookie crumbs before the melted chocolate hardens.
  • Put the truffles on the cookie sheets back in the refrigerator for the chocolate to continue to set.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 128mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg