Chocolate whiskey truffle cookies

Chocolate whiskey truffle cookies

  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 2 hr
  • Total: 2 hr
  • Serving: Makes 24 cookies

This rich, holiday recipe for chocolate whiskey truffle cookies is a perfect dessert for parents to enjoy.


  • 12-ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup finely crushed gingersnap cookies, or vanilla wafers
  • 5 tablespoons bourbon, or other whiskey, rum, or creme de menthe
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Melt chocolate and butter in a heavy medium saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Mix in crushed cookies and whiskey; pour mixture into a bowl.
  2. Cover and chill in fridge or freezer until firm, about 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Line a cookie sheet with foil. Drop truffle mixture by tablespoons onto foil, spacing apart.
  4. Roll each between palms of hands into a ball; freeze 15 minutes.
  5. Sift cocoa powder and sugar into a shallow dish; roll each truffle in the cocoa mixture.
  6. Refrigerate, but let stand 15 minutes at room temperature before serving.