You’ll love these white chocolate covered Ritz Cracker Almond Butter Cookies because they are simple to make and perfect for Christmas!
If you are a fan of chocolate and almond butter these fool-proof, super easy cookies are perfect for you! They are one of my favorite treats to bring around during the holiday season and everyone always loves them. They are the perfect combination of chocolate and almond butter.
These sweet and salty treats require no baking sheets or stand mixers. It helps if you have a double broiler to melt the white chocolate, but if not, you can melt the chocolate chips or candy melts in the microwave in a microwavable safe bowl. I use a Pyrex and cover with a paper plate so the chocolate doesn’t splatter. I heat my chocolate for 2 minutes andI stir every 30 seconds.
What if I don’t have almond butter?
I love making these cookies using almond butter but if you do not have any on hand any nut butter works well. I’ve used creamy peanut butter and soy nut butter as well since Cam is allergic to nuts. Cashew butter or even a sunflower butter would be delicious as well.
What kind of white chocolate should I use?
My favorite to use: Ghirardelli White Chocolate Baking Chips or their white chocolate candy melts. If your chocolate isn’t melting properly, add in a little coconut oil and it should smooth out.
Ritz Crackers do have gluten, so unfortunately if you are gluten free these crackers aren’t ones you should pick up at the store. However, they are many circular shaped crackers close to Ritz flavor that you could use instead! Browse your grocery store to find the best ones for you.
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Are these cookies dairy free?
Not if you use the Ghirardelli White Chocolate. However, Enjoy Life Foods and Nestle both have allergy friendly chocolate on the market that you can use to make these dairy free friendly!
How do you store these cookies?
If you make them right before the party you can make them, place in fridge and then take them over when you are ready. Or, if you want to snack on them throughout the holiday season keep them in your freezer and pull one out when you want a treat!
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Now on to these cookies…you’ll love how fast and easy they are to make!
Ritz Cracker Christmas Cookies
Say hello to your new favorite Christmas Cookie! A chocolate and almond butter lovers dream and the perfect combination of sweet and salty!
- 30 Ritz Crackers
- 11 oz White Chocolate Baking Chips
- 3/4 cup almond butter
- 1/2 Tbsp. Christmas red & green sprinkles
Lay out 15 Ritz crackers on wax paper and spread about 2 tsp almond butter on each cracker. Carefully place another cracker on top to create a sandwich.
Use a double broiler to melt the chocolate or melt chocolate in the microwave.
Once chocolate is melted and smooth, dunk each cookie into the chocolate so it's coated completely and set back on the wax paper. Finish with sprinkles and repeat with remaining cookies. Let stand until set, about 5-10 minutes.
Serve immediately or store in fridge to have a sweet treat for later!
Almond butter substitutions: creamy peanut butter, soy nut butter, or any nut butter
Use can also use milk or dark chocolate instead of white!
Did you make these cookies? Let me know what you think and I always love when you tag @krolls_korner on social media!
My friend Lorie over at Lemons and Zest also has a delicious cookie recipe similar to this one! Go check her blog out too!