Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles
These Gingerbread Truffles are no-bake, come together in just 15 minutes and taste like just gingerbread cookie dough! These truffles are healthy and made with almond flour for an easy-to-make gluten-free and vegan dessert!
No-bake gingerbread truffles
Are you on team gingerbread or peppermint for the holidays?
For me, it’s hands-down gingerbread. There’s nothing I love more than the warming and cozy spices of gingerbread, especially around the holidays.
This recipe for Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles is perfect if you’re looking for a healthy gingerbread treat that requires no baking and can be made in one bowl. (yay for easy clean-ups!)
These truffles have a texture similar to raw cookie dough but are made with healthy ingredients like almond flour, maple syrup, molasses and spices.
Why you’ll love this recipe
- No-bake recipe. These gingerbread truffles are no-bake and easy to make in just 15 minutes. They’re made in a mixing bowl and then placed in the fridge to set for an easy holiday dessert.
- Festive gingerbread flavours. Who doesn’t love gingerbread around the holidays? Make a batch of these healthy truffles to keep in your fridge to snack on whenever you get a craving for gingerbread.
- Healthy ingredients. While I love indulging during the holidays, sometimes it’s nice to also have some healthy snacks and sweets on hand. These Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles are made with healthy ingreidents and are gluten-free and vegan.
Gingerbread truffle ingredients
- Almond flour: this will be used to make the base of the “cookie dough” for the truffles. You can also use oat flour if you prefer.
- Almond butter: this will help the truffles bind together.
- Molasses: is it really gingerbread without molasses? This will add that unique flavour and some sweetness to the truffles.
- Maple syrup: to sweeten. You can also use agave or honey
- Spices: to get that classic gingerbread taste you’ll need a combination of cinnamon, ground ginger and nutmeg.
- Vanilla: pure vanilla extract for some flavour.
How to make these truffles (step by step instructions)
Mix the almond flour, salt, cinnamon, ground ginger and nutmeg together in a large mixing bowl, and the almond butter, maple syrup, molasses, vanilla and almond milk together in a separate bowl.
Mix the wet and dry ingredients together until it forms a dough. (You should be able to press the dough between your fingers. )
Use a cookie scoop or a tablespoon to measure out the dough evenly. roll into even balls. You can optionally roll the balls in cocoa powder.
How to store
Store these gingerbread truffles in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks. These truffles need to be refrigerated and will become too soft if you leave them on the counter.
Tips for making this recipe perfectly
- If you’re having trouble mixing the dough together, try using your hands to mix everything together.
- If the dough feels a bit dry or crumbly add 1-2 teaspoons of almond milk and mix together.
- You can add mini chocolate chips to these truffles or drizzle melted chocolate on top of them if you like!
More gingerbread recipes to try
- Vegan Gingerbread Bundt Cake
- Healthy Gingerbread Cookies
- Vegan Gingerbread Donuts
- Gingerbread Latte
- Gingerbread Pancakes
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Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 16 balls 1x
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Mix
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Gluten Free
Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles are a delicious and healthy no-bake treat that is perfect for the holidays!
- 2 cups almond flour
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 cup almond butter
- 2 tbsp molasses
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Mix the almond flour, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg together in a large mixing bowl.
- Mix the almond butter, molasses, maple syrup and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix together until combined.
- Roll into balls, about 1 tablespoon of dough per ball.
- Optionally roll the balls into cocoa powder
If you’re having trouble mixing the dough together, try using your hands to mix everything together.
If the dough feels a bit dry or crumbly add 1-2 teaspoons of almond milk and mix together.
You can add mini chocolate chips to these truffles or drizzle melted chocolate on top of them if you like!
- Serving Size: 1 ball
- Calories: 68
- Sugar: 5g
- Fat: 3.5g
- Carbohydrates: 7g
- Fiber: 1g
- Protein: 2g
Keywords: gingerbread cookie dough, gingerbread truffles, healthy gingerbread cookie dough, no-bake gingerbread dough
These look amazing! Can’t wait to try them. Do you think they would be ok stirred in the freezer?
Hi Maria! Absolutely 🙂 These will store very well in the freezer for up to 3 months. Just make sure they’re well sealed.