Recipes and Cooking Lemon-Ginger Cheesecake Balls Here's a festive treat that will tantalize your taste buds. The rich no-bake cheesecake balls come together in less than 30 minutes. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 3, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs 15 mins Freeze Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 55 mins Servings: 46 Yield: 46 balls Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 8 ounce pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup crushed gingersnaps (5 oz.) 2 tablespoon heavy cream 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger 1 teaspoon lemon zest 9 ounce bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon shortening Directions In a large bowl beat cream cheese with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add powdered sugar, 1/2 cup of the crushed gingersnaps, the cream, ginger, and zest. Beat until combined. Cover and chill 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle. Line a tray or rimmed baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared tray. Freeze 15 minutes or until nearly firm. In a small saucepan heat and stir chocolate and shortening over low until melted. Dip balls in chocolate to coat, allowing excess to drip off. Return to prepared tray. Sprinkle balls with remaining gingersnap crumbs before chocolate sets. Chill until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks or freeze up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 91 Calories 6g Fat 9g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 46 Calories 91 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 48mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 9g 3% Total Sugars 6g Protein 1g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 15mg 1% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 57mg 1% Folate, total 3.7mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.