Oreo Truffles

I’ll bet you can’t eat just one of these super yummy treats!  My sister-in-law, Amy, made these last Christmas and I swore that I would make them this year.  The recipe really couldn’t be easier — I even had my 4-year old sous chef help out!

Easy Oreo Balls Recipe - It is a Keeper

 

These truffles couldn’t be easier to make!  I ground the cookies in my food processor (or rather, my son did!).  And, then, we added the cream cheese right in.  No need to dirty another bowl.  We just pulsed the mixture until it came together.

Oreo Truffles baking with kids

I also ended up using chocolate wafers that I picked up at my local craft store for the chocolate coating.  I chose to alternate between milk chocolate and white chocolate. There are so many ways to top these little guys.

Easy Oreo Balls Recipe - It is a Keeper

You can drizzle chocolate, use the reserved Oreo crumbs (like the recipe calls for), or  you can use sprinkles — either crystals or Jimmies — or nuts, or cocoa powder..the possibilities are endless!

I cannot stress enough that these are so super easy!  Really, really easy.  And, really, really good!  They are the perfect holiday treat!  Enjoy!

Oreo Truffles
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 42
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 ounce) package OREO Cookies, divided
  • 1 (8 ounce) package Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted
Instructions
  1. Crush 9 of the cookies to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use. (Cookies can also be finely crushed in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin.)
  2. Crush remaining 36 cookies to fine crumbs; place in medium bowl.
  3. Add cream cheese; mix until well blended.
  4. Roll cookie mixture into 42 balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
  5. Dip balls in chocolate; place on wax paper-covered baking sheet.
  6. Any leftover chocolate can be stored at room temperature for another use.
  7. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs or other toppings.
  8. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  9. Store leftover truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

For more easy cookie ideas, check out these posts:

Potato Chip Cookies

Potato Chip Cookies It's a Keeper

No Bake Peanut Butter Crunchies

No Bake Peanut Butter Crunchies

Forgotten Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies It's a Keeper

 

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Comments

  1. says

    These are so good! My sister makes these every Christmas!
    I’m just now catching up on my links from last weeks Catch a Glimpse party. Thanks for linking up!

  2. says

    these do look really yummy and kid friendly. i tend to make “adult” truffles and the kids turn up their nose..now these…the whole family can enjoy! thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club!

  3. says

    Yummy! I discovered this recipe last year and loved it. I am getting ready to make a batch of these myself tonight! Found your blog through Sugar Bee blog hop.

    jen

  4. Amy S says

    We love these. I have used the mint oreos and peppermint ones also. Yumm-o!!!! I also put these in a basket with a dessert wine and given as gifts. Glad your son enjoyed helping in the kitchen. Isn’t that the greatest?

    • says

      My SIL made the mint ones too! They are very yummy! I highly recommend those too! We’re giving ours as teacher gifts this year — we made boxes for the preschool and Sunday school teachers. He had a blast helping me make them and box them up :)

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