These Little Debbie Christmas tree cake truffles are a soft and delicious no-bake dessert that is perfect for the holiday season! Follow along with this great recipe to find out how to make them!
Little Debbie Christmas tree cakes come in two different flavors, vanilla and chocolate. We will be using the vanilla ones for this recipe. If you want to make truffles with the chocolate variety, here’s the recipe for The Best Little Debbie Chocolate Christmas Tree Cake Truffles.
This is the Best Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cake Truffles Recipe
These Little Debbie Christmas tree cake truffles will offer a delightful experience for every guest at your holiday party. Each bite is a harmonious fusion of nostalgic memories and mouth-watering flavors.
These vanilla Christmas tree snack cakes are hand-rolled and coated in creamy and crunchy white chocolate coating. Giving you festive and snowy white cake pops that everyone will enjoy!
Ingredients for these Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes Truffles
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- Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes: Make sure to get the vanilla-flavored Christmas tree variety for this recipe.
- White chocolate or white candy melts: This will used to dip
- White Chocolate Chips: A white chocolate coating encompasses the cake truffles.
- Red Candy Melts: A decorative drizzle of red candy melts gives your truffles a gorgeous tree ornament look.
- Green sanding sugar: This will be used to give our truffles that same look that the Little Debbie’s Christmas tree cakes have.
- Festive Christmas sprinkles: These would be mixed into the cake batter! They are definitely optional but will take the truffles to the next level.
How to Make these Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes Truffles
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- Unwrap each cake and put them all into a large bowl. Mash them together by using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer. Add in the sprinkles and mix again.
- Line a cookie sheet or cutting board with parchment paper, wax paper, or a silicone mat.
- Use a small cookie scoop or 1 tablespoon measuring spoon to take out the cake batter and roll it into 1-inch balls between the palms of your hands and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
- Place the truffles in the fridge. Put the white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe mixing bowl and microwave it for two or three 30-second increments while stirring it in between.
- Dip the truffles into the melted white chocolate using a dipping fork and place them back onto the baking sheets.
- Put the red candy melts into a bowl and microwave it for a couple 30-second increments while stirring it in between. Then put that into a piping bag or Ziploc bag, cut off the tip, and drizzle it onto the truffles and add the green sugar sprinkles before the white chocolate cools and solidifies.
- Put them in the fridge until it sets.
Recipe Pro Tip:
To help you get the red candy melt drizzle and sprinkles on in time before the white chocolate solidifies to room temperature, prepare them ahead of time. Have the candy melts in a bowl, your piping bag and scissors out, and have your sprinkles ready all before putting the white chocolate into the microwave.
Why You Need to Make this Recipe!
- These Christmas tree truffles only require 4 simple ingredients that you can easily find at the grocery stores!
- Turn regular Little Debbie snack cakes into the perfect festive treat for the best time of year!
- This no-bake recipe is great to make in large batches ahead of time so you’re ready for special occasion.
- Have fun with it and give them an extra Christmas-themed decoration!
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ
How to Store the Little Debbie Chocolate Christmas Tree Cakes Truffles
If you want to keep it on the sheet pan and you have the room for it, simply wrap it in plastic wrap. You should only keep them like that for a day or two.
The best way to store them is to transfer them to an airtight container. They should last up to a couple of weeks in the fridge.
Can I Freeze Them?
Of course! Y
Place them in a freezer-safe bag or airtight container and store in the freezer. They should be good for a couple of months as long as they don’t get freezer burn.
I Have Leftover White Chocolate, What Should I Do with It?
There are so many ways and multiple recipes to use up that excess chocolate left in the bowl, here are a couple of my favorites you could try:
- The Best Cranberry White Chocolate Fudge Recipe
- The Best Creamy White Hot Chocolate Recipe
- The Best Christmas Fudge Recipe
Just make sure to weigh your white chocolate and add more according to the needs of the recipe.
What If I Don’t Have or Don’t Like White Chocolate?
Look, I get it. White chocolate can sometimes be an acquired taste that some people just don’t enjoy. If that’s the case, you can easily substitute white candy melts instead. You can find these in the baking aisle at the grocery store.
To substitute, simply dip the balls into the melted candy coating the same way you would with the white chocolate in the recipe.
What Else Can I Top These Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes Truffles With?
A few tasty and easy suggestions would be candy canes, pretzel pieces, or chopped peanuts.
The Best Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes Truffles
Christmas Tree Cake Truffles with Little Debbies cakes
- 1 box of Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes 5 cakes
- 8 ounces white chocolate or candy melts
- 3 tablespoons Festive sprinkles
- 3 tablespoons Red candy melts for drizzling (optional)
- Green sanding sugar for decoration
- Unwrap the Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes and place them in a large bowl.1 box of Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes
- Mix the cakes together with a handheld mixer until crumbly dough forms. Mix in the sprinkles.3 tablespoons Festive sprinkles
- Using a tablespoon, scoop the dough and roll it in between the palm of your hand then place on the parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat the process until you are done with the dough.
- Melt the white chocolate or candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave or by using a double boiler.8 ounces white chocolate or candy melts
- Using a fork or dipping tool, dip each chilled cake ball into the melted white chocolate, coating it completely. Allow excess chocolate to drip off then. place it back on the baking sheet.
- Melt the red candy melts in a piping bag or a ziplock bag in the microwave in 30-second increments. Massage the bag in between each time to ensure the red candy melts are fully melted.3 tablespoons Red candy melts
- Snip the edge of the ziplock bag or piping bag and drizzle the red candy melts onto the truffles. Top with green sanding sugar and allow to set in the fridge for a few minutes. Enjoy!Green sanding sugar for decoration