No Bake Oreo Balls

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes

These No Bake Oreo Balls are a bite size treat that you can make for any holiday or party. They only take three ingredients and are super easy to make.

No Bake Oreo Balls on a white tray.

These No Bake Oreo Balls couldn’t be easier to make!  Grind the cookies in a food processor and then, add the cream cheese right in.  No need to dirty another bowl.  Pulse the mixture until it came together. It really can not be easier.

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What We Love About This No Bake Oreo Balls Recipe

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

  • 10 Minute Prep: So easy to make.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry, only three ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Fun to make with kids or for kids. But you will love them too.
  • Adaptable: Can make it in so many different ways.
A top shot of the balls.

Ingredient Notes for this Easy Dessert Recipe

  • Oreo Cookies: One package, divided.
  • Cream Cheese: Room temperature, one package.
  • Chocolate: Two packages, melted chocolate. Any color or flavor that you like.
Crushed oreos , melting chocolate and cream cheese.

Equipment Needed for No Bake Oreo Truffles

How to Make No Bake Oreo Balls

These are the basic steps for making oreo cream cheese balls. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Mixing the dessert and adding the cream cheese etc.

STEP 1: CRUSH

First, crush 9 of the cookies to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use. Then crush remaining cookies to a fine crumb, then add cream cheese, mix until well blended.

STEP 2: ROLL

Then roll cookie mixture into 42 balls, about one inch in diameter. Next, melt chocolate in the microwave and then dip balls with a fork into the chocolate and place on a lined baking sheet, allow any excess chocolate to drip off. Sprinkle with reserve oreo crumbs.

STEP 3: COOL

Finally, refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store leftover truffles, covered, in fridge.

Dipping the no bake oreo balls in chocolate.

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

The Oreo balls will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

HOW TO STORE THIS NO BAKE DESSERT RECIPE

The oreo cookies truffles can be placed in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS TREAT RECIPE

Place the airtight container in the freezer. Freeze the Oreo balls for up to 3 months. Freeze the balls individually on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and then transfer to an airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions about Oreo Cream Cheese Truffles

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

You can use low fat or fat free cream cheese and low calorie chocolate for dipping. You can also use gluten-free cookies.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF COOKIES?

Of course, try mint flavored, pumpkin spice flavored, chocolate, toffee or golden oreos.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can make as many of these truffles as you need, use the recipe card below and increase the ingredients as many times as you need.

TRICKS FOR THE BEST OREO TRUFFLE BALLS?

The best way to dip these cookies, is to freeze the oreo cookie mixture balls before you dip them into the chocolate. This will make the process so much easier. Then top with the remaining crushed oreo.

A side view of the no baked Oreo Balls.

Expert Tips for Making This Oreo Cheesecake Balls Recipe

  • Add Extract: Vanilla extract, vanilla extract, peppermint extract etc. to the truffles.
  • Chocolate: Use any chocolate to dip the oreo truffles, white chocolate candy melts, chocolate chips, almond bark, whatever you like. Milk chocolate is great too. Use a variety and some for decorating too. Add a little coconut oil if the chocolate is too thick.
  • Variation tip: No food processor? Use a zip top bag and a rolling pin to crush the oreos.
  • Alternate ingredient: Crushed nuts are wonderful crunch to this recipe.
  • Dietary consideration tip: A low sugar or sugar free chocolate such as Choczero or lily’s can be great for this recipe.

What to Serve with No Bake Oreo Balls

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No Bake Oreo Balls on a white tray.
5 from 2 votes

No Bake Oreo Balls

Yield: 42 pieces
Prep: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes
These No Bake Oreo Balls are a bite size treat that you can make for any holiday or party.
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Ingredients

  • 16 ounces OREO Cookies, 1 package, divided
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened, , 1 package
  • 16 ounces Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted, 8, 2 packages

Instructions

  • 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.)
  • Crush remaining 36 cookies to fine crumbs; place in medium bowl.
  • Add cream cheese; mix until well blended.
  • Roll cookie mixture into 42 balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
  • Dip balls in chocolate; place on wax paper-covered baking sheet.
  • Any leftover chocolate can be stored at room temperature for another use.
  • Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs or other toppings.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Store leftover truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

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Expert Tips

 
  • Add Extract: Vanilla extract, vanilla extract, peppermint extract etc to the truffles.
  • Chocolate: Use any chocolate to dip the oreo truffles, white chocolate candy melts, chocolate chips, almond bark, whatever you like. Milk chocolate is great too. Use a variety and some for decorating too. Add a little coconut oil if the chocolate is too thick.
  • Variation tip: No food processor? Use a zip top bag and a rolling pin to crush the oreos.
  • Alternate ingredient: Crushed nuts are wonderful crunch to this recipe.
  • Dietary consideration tip: A low sugar or sugar free chocolate such as choczero or lily’s can be great for this recipe.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, cookies, Oreos

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38 thoughts on “No Bake Oreo Balls”

  1. I will definitely have to try these! I’ve seen a few oreo truffle recipes… I’m in!!!! Thanks for sharing and Happy Holidays 🙂

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  2. 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

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  3. These. Look. Delicious.
    We’ll be making them this week for sure!!!
    Have a wonderful week as you prepare for the celebration of Jesus birth!
    Annika

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  4. These are requested every single year 😉 This year I did multiple batches alternating Mint Oreos, regular oreos and candy cane oreos.

    such a fun treat! Your helper is adorable!

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  5. We love these!! Yours look so pretty — perfect for sharing with guests… that is, if you’d be willing to share such a tasty treat!

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  6. 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?

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    • 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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