If you are looking for a pretty looking festive holiday snack, then you’ve come to the right place. Because these 3- ingredients Gingerbread Truffles taste out of this world and that makes them the best Christmas treats.
You can eat these easy to make truffles with your family as a weekend indulgence, or treat your friends with them as gifts.
These delicious and pretty looking truffles basically need only 3 ingredients: gingerbread cookies, vanilla sugar, and butter.
The best part is, they only require a few ingredients, and come together in minutes.
When it comes to easy desserts, truffles always win. They are one of our favorite desserts because they look exotic and can be made with only a few simple ingredients and they require no cooking no baking.
Since the holiday season has begun and that means there are gonna be so much awesome stuff coming here.
They would certainly include desserts and baked goodies that are quick and easy and delicious. Because, a fuss-free festive season is all easy, quick and delicious treats.
Holiday times have a hundred causes for a celebration. Isn’t it? So how about some Gingerbread and chocolate? For me, bring them on! 🙂
To celebrate this season, I made some super delicious, easy and festive treat. I made Gingerbread Truffles, which are no-bake, and can be ready in no time and can be gobbled up in just a few seconds.
My little one is just adoring them to the core because these truffles are so full of her favorite thing — gingerbread cookies. Yeah, she is loving everything gingerbread these days.
December is all about the cookies. Gingerbread cookies are everywhere, I must say that not only my little one but even I love them too. Gingerbread cookies are the best. Ain’t they?
When she wanted these, I couldn’t say no when she pleaded. And so I had to bake many gingerbread goodies the whole weekend. Yeah, I had to, because that’s what I told her.
Even though I love baking, I told her that I am baking because you said so. This secret got me some extra hugs, kisses, and lovely praise-words. I guess bribing does help sometimes. ;) Hard to tell, who is happier.
Yeah, she knows how to make me happy. So this baking season was of mutual benefit. The things we baked together are gonna be here in the coming days. 🙂
I am just so thrilled to share all of my favorite recipes with you this season, but my ‘drafts’ folder is requiring all my attention. It’s because it is flooded with so many unedited video recipes, so I must edit and share them first. My cooking speed is much higher than editing and sharing speed.
You won’t believe that I still have a couple of recipes left which I made for Diwali but couldn’t share them on time. So I don’t know if I would be able to share them at all before Christmas. However, I am hopeful.
Gingerbread Truffles Make Great Holiday Gift:
These Chocolate coated Gingerbread Truffles are perfect Christmas treats to make. You can eat them yourself with family or can treat your friends with them as gifts. They basically need only 3 ingredients: gingerbread cookies, vanilla sugar, and butter.
It is easy to prettify Gingerbread Truffles:
If you want to make gingerbread truffles look a little more festive, or maybe you want to make them fancier, then you’ll also need white chocolate and some sprinkles for decoration.
How to make Gingerbread Truffles?
Making sweet holiday truffles at home is so easy and much fun and is perfect for a last-minute holiday party treat. And these gingerbread truffles are especially fun because they are no-bake.
They make a perfect dessert for any treat tray. Or wrap them in a bag or a tin to make a wonderful holiday gift. Ready under 30 minutes.
You only need to follow 6 steps for making these:
Step 1: Grind Truffles with sugar and butter: Place gingerbread cookies in a food processor and crush until they are fine crumbs. Alternatively, put cookies in a resealable plastic bag and smash with a rolling pin until they are crumbs.
Step 2: Add butter, vanilla sugar and mix until well-blended.
Step 3: Roll cookie mixture into 1 inch balls using a cookie scoop, melon baller or hands. It makes about 14 balls. I used my hands for shaping them into balls to make them completely round. Place onto a plate wax paper-lined plate and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Step 4: Melt white chocolate in a microwave on for 2-3 minutes stirring after each minute until smooth. Alternatively, melt white chocolate slowly in a double boiler.
Step 5: Dip lower half of each truffle into chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip back into the bowl. You can also coat them in chocolate fully. Place the coated truffles onto a plate or a cookie sheet. Immediately top with sprinkles. Repeat with remaining cookie balls
Step 6: Allow truffles to rest refrigerate for 15 minutes, or until the chocolate has set. Enjoy.
I think the hardest thing for you to do would be to wait while they are chilling in the fridge. You need to do this for 15 minutes. I know it’s very hard. But patience is a virtue, my dear friend. 😉
How to store gingerbread cookies?
To store, place these truffles in an air-tight container lined with kitchen tissue and refrigerate. You can store them for 8-10 days.
What do you need to make gingerbread truffles?
Making these no-bake gingerbread truffles are super simple and they require only a few ingredients and kitchen tools.
Ingredients you’ll need to make these no-bake truffles are:
Gingerbread or Gingersnap Cookies Baking chocolate ( Dark, Semi-Sweet, Milk, or White) Vanilla Sugar or regular powdered sugar butter / Cream Cheese / coconut oil
Can I freeze these gingerbread truffles?
Yes, you can definitely freeze these gingerbread truffles. To freeze, place them in a freezer-safe ziplock bag and freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw them in the fridge for 5-6 hours before serving.
Tips and variations to make these Gingerbread Truffles:
- I have used gingerbread cookies for making these truffles, but you can easily replace gingerbread cookies with gingersnaps. They would still taste delicious.
- You can easily double or triple this recipe if you are planning to gift these truffles to your friends, co-workers, or neighbors during the holiday season.
- Vanilla sugar can be replaced with Powdered sugar. If you are planning to omit vanilla sugar, then add some vanilla or almond extract.
- You can also add a pinch of nutmeg or cinnamon for extra flavors.
- You can substitute butter with the same amount of cheese in this recipe.
- I usually powdered cookies using a food processor. But if you don’t have a food processor then you can place cookies in a resealable plastic bag and smash them using a rolling pin. A rolling pin will also work here. Just make sure that you smash them into fine crumbs, otherwise, you will end up with lumpy gingerbread truffles.
- Use a plastic fork, if you are planning to dip these truffles entirely in chocolate. This would make dipping and removing truffles easier.
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How to Make Gingerbread Truffles //
- Use a grinder or food processor to process your cookies until they become very fine crumbs. Alternatively, put cookies in a resealable plastic bag and smash with a rolling pin until they are crumbs.
- Add in butter and vanilla sugar and process again until well-blended.
- The dough should be moist enough to hold together when you press it into a ball.
- Transfer mixture into a plate.
- Then roll cookie mixture into 1 inch balls using a cookie scoop, melon baller or hands.
- It makes about 14 1-inch balls. I used my hands for shaping them into balls to make them completely round. Place onto a plate wax paper lined plate and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Melt chocolate in a microwave on for 2-3 minutes stirring after each minute until smooth. Alternatively, melt white chocolate slowly in a double boiler.
- Dip lower half of each truffle into chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip back into the bowl. You can also coat them in chocolate fully.
- Place the coated truffles onto a plate or a cookie sheet.
- Immediately top with sprinkles. Repeat with remaining cookie balls.
- Allow truffles to rest refrigerate for 15 minutes, or until the chocolate has set. Enjoy.