Snowman Oreo Balls

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5 from 1 vote
Prep: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Snowman Oreo Balls are so easy to make and perfect for the winter and holiday season. Make these with just a handful of ingredients.

Snowman Oreo Balls with happy faces.

Make these Snowman Oreo Balls for your upcoming Christmas party this season, they are sure to be a crowd pleaser. No bake oreo balls are a hit especially when they festively decorated with a snowman face, what’s not to love?

If you love Oreos just as much as I do, check this recipe collection with 26 oreos recipe.


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What We Love About This Easy Oreo Balls Recipe

  • Easy Ingredients: For these no bake Oreo balls all you need is oreos, cream cheese, and melting chips.
  • Kid Friendly Treat: Your kids will adore these snowman oreo truffles.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Christmas oreo balls will be good for up to 3 weeks in the fridge.
A tray of Snowman Oreo Balls.

Ingredient Notes

  • Oreos: Oreos are the key ingredient in this recipe, but you can also use a store brand of chocolate sandwich cookies.
Cookies for the treat.

Variations and Substitutions

  • Oreo Flavor – You can switch up the taste of these no bake oreo balls by using a different flavor of oreo cookies such as the the golden oreos, snickerdoodle flavor, or any flavor of your choosing.
  • Gluten-Free – If someone you know is gluten-free, no problem just substitute the regular oreos for the gluten-free variation.
  • Stove Top – Instead of melting in the white chocolate in the microwave, you can use the stove top using the double boiler method, check out this tutorial video.

How to Make No Bake Oreo Balls

These are the basic steps for making Snowman Oreo Balls. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

In a food processor make the filling.

STEP 1: CRUSH OREOS AND ROLL INTO BALLS

To a blender, add the oreo cookies four to five cookies at a time. Pulse until you get fine crumbs and add to a mixing bowl. Repeat until the full package of cookies is blended. Then mix cream cheese with the cookie crumbs. Mix well with a hand mixer. Roll into about 1-inch sized balls. Place on a plate and store in the fridge for one hour.

STEP 2: COVER IN WHITE CHOCOLATE

Melt Ghirardelli’s white chocolate wafers as directed on the bag. Dip balls into the melted chocolate and use a fork to allow the excess chocolate to drip off. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper (shiny side up). Let the chocolate harden.

STEP 3: DECORATE SNOWMAN DETAILS

Meanwhile, melt the orange candy melts(find in the baking aisle) as directed on the package. Use the black sparkle gel to make dots for the eyes and mouth. Use the orange candy melts with a pastry brush to paint on the orange nose.

Dip in the chocolate.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead of time, follow the instructions per usual 2-3 days before you intend to serve them.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store Christmas Oreo balls in airtight container or plastic zip lock bag in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. It is important you store them in the refrigerator and not at room temperature as these contain cream cheese.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze no bake oreo balls in freezer bag for up to 2 months. Allow to thaw completely before enjoying. Store in a single layer in a shallow waxed paper-lined pan or airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT ARE OREO BALLS MADE OF?

These Christmas oreo balls are make of crushed oreos, cream cheese, and white chocolate.

CAN’T DECORATE?

If you do not have a steady hand or just want your snowmen to have the perfect face, Wilton made these handy snowman cake pop decorations that work perfectly!.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just proportionally increase or decrease the ingredients.

HOW TO CRUSH OREOS IF I DON’T HAVE A BLENDER?

You can also crush up the by adding them to a ziplock bag and a rolling pin.

Snowman Oreo Balls with happy faces.
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a easy oreo balls recipe is one that you’ll probably want to double as they will go quickly at your holiday gathering. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Almond Bark for White Chocolate: If you cant get a hold of white chocolate chips or melts, white almond bark will work as well, however it will not be as rich and creamy as the white chocolate chips.
  • Mini Oreos: Use mini oreo cookies as hats on top of your snowman’s head or use a few sprinkles on top. Top with a Rolo candies.
  • Pipe: Using a piping bag or sandwich bag with the tip cut off, pipe on your own frosting as decorations.

What to Serve with Snowman Oreo Balls

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Snowman Oreo Balls with happy faces.
5 from 1 vote

Snowman Oreo Balls

Yield: 20 balls
Prep: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes
Snowman Oreo Balls are so easy to make and perfect for the winter and holiday season. Make these with just a handful of ingredients.
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Ingredients

  • 14.3 ounces package oreos, about three ups crushed
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 10 ounces Ghirardelli’s white chocolate melting wafers
  • 1/3 cup orange candy melts
  • 1 tube black sparkle gel

Instructions

  • To a blender, add the oreo cookies four to five cookies at a time. Blend and add to a mixing bowl. Repeat until the full package of cookies is blended.
  • Then add cream cheese to the bowl of crushed oreos. Mix well with a hand mixer. Roll into about one tablespoon sized balls. Place on a plate and store in the fridge for one hour.
  • Melt Ghirardelli’s white chocolate wafers as directed on the bag. Dip the oreo balls into the white chocolate and place on parchment or freezer paper (shiny side up). Let the chocolate harden.
  • Meanwhile, melt the orange candy melts as directed on the package.
  • Use the black sparkle gel to make dots for the eyes and mouth. Use the orange candy melts with a pastry brush to paint on the orange nose.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a easy oreo balls recipe is one that you’ll probably want to double as they will go quickly at your holiday gathering. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately.
  • Add Almond Bark for White Chocolate: If you cant get a hold of white chocolate chips or melts, white almond bark will work as well, however it will not be as rich and creamy as the white chocolate chips.
  • Mini Oreos: Use mini oreo cookies as hats on top of your snowman’s head or use a few sprinkles on top. Top with a Rolo candies.
  • Pipe: Using a piping bag or sandwich bag with the tip cut off, pipe on your own frosting as decorations.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake pops, chocolate, christmas dessert, oreo balls, Oreos, snowman, truffles, white chocolate

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