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No-Bake Cookie Truffles Your Kids Will Love To Make

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I am always encouraging parents to get in the kitchen with their kids. Well, this time I am encouraging you parents to let your kids take over the kitchen to make an easy, no-bake, delicious Israeli-inspired treat.

All you will need is a few bowls, a wooden spoon, and maybe a little supervision. Let your kids do the work—you sit back and enjoy the treats with a nice cup of coffee.

These treats can be made dairy-free (use margarine and almond milk), nut-free, and even vegan. They are little bites of sweet, crunchy, chocolate-y heaven.

Note: Biscoff cookies can also be called European lotus cookies. You can find them at most major supermarkets and even Trader Joe’s carries their own brand of them.

INGREDIENTS

22 Biscoff cookies

¼ cup sugar

5 Tbsp cocoa powder

3 Tbsp milk

1 tsp vanilla

3 Tbsp softened unsalted butter

½ tsp cinnamon

Sprinkles

Shredded coconut

Chopped peanuts, almonds, pistachios or other nuts.

DIRECTIONS

Place Biscoff cookies in a plastic bag and crush until you have small crumbs. (You can also use a food processor, but kids generally like banging stuff.)

Dump cookie crumbs into a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients.

Roll into 1 inch balls and place onto a parchment lined platter.

Roll each ball in sprinkles, shredded coconut, chopped nuts, or cocoa powder. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.

Yields 1 dozen.

Watch me make the recipe here:


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Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is Editor of The Nosher. Born to an Italian mother who loved to bake, a Jewish father who loved to experiment, and a food chemist grandfather, loving and experimenting with diverse foods is simply in her blood. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Tablet Magazine, JTA News, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, The Jewish Week, Joy of Kosher Magazine, Vinepair, Modern Loss and Buzzfeed. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature and lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, daughters and rescue dogs. To see what Shannon is cooking and eating, follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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