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Oreo Cookie Balls

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Oreo Cookie Balls

Need a quick dessert for a party or just for you? Try Oreo Cookie Balls. They are easy and yummy. You just need Oreos, cream cheese, chocolate, and oil.

  • 36 Oreo cookies (stick with the classic for the right consistency)
  • 8 ounces of full-fat brick cream cheese (remember, room temperature is key for easy mixing)
  • Melted chocolate (real baking chocolate works best)
  • A touch of oil for that smooth dip

Start by crushing the Oreos into crumbs. Mix them with cream cheese until smooth. Roll into balls and chill until firm.

Next, dip the balls in melted chocolate mixed with oil. Let them cool. You can add sprinkles and decorations if you like.

Oreo truffles are great for any party. Keep them cold. You can also freeze them. Make plenty because they’ll go quickly!

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How to Make Oreo Cookie Balls: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you’re looking for easy dessert recipes without baking, Oreo cookie balls are great. They are perfect for parties. You can make them ahead of time.

  1. Prepare the Oreo Crumbs: Use a food processor to make the cookies into crumbs with the filling. Don’t have a food processor? Put cookies in a bag and crush them with a rolling pin.
  2. Mix with Cream Cheese: Mix the crumbs with cream cheese until smooth. This makes the truffle filling.
  3. Roll into Balls: Use a tablespoon to measure the mixture and shape it into balls. Put them on a tray with parchment paper. Then, let them get cold in the fridge.
  4.–9s To get the chocolate ready, melt it with a little oil. You can use a microwave or a double boiler. This is a key step for a perfect chocolate cover.
  5. Dip the Balls: Carefully put the cold balls in the chocolate. Let the extra chocolate drip off. Make sure the chocolate cover is nice and even.
  6. Decorate: Add decorations to the wet chocolate right away. You can use sprinkles, more chocolate, or any fun toppings. This makes them look special.
  7. Chill to Set: After decorating, put the balls back on the tray. Then, let them sit in the fridge until the chocolate is hard.

These homemade candy treats have a soft, rich taste. They combine Oreos and cream cheese in a chocolate shell. Serve them cold for the best flavor.

Best Chocolate for Coating Oreo Cookie Balls

For a rich taste in your Oreo Cookie Balls, high-quality baking chocolate works best. Choose brands like Baker’s, Ghirardelli, Lindt, or Guittard. They offer great flavors and melt well, perfect for candy making and a tasty coating.

Real chocolate is better than chocolate chips, because chips may contain things to keep their shape. This can make them hard to melt evenly. Go for semi-sweet, white, or dark chocolate, depending on what you like. Adding a little vegetable or coconut oil can make the chocolate smoother for dipping.

Melting the chocolate the right way is key. You can melt it in the microwave, stirring every few seconds. Or you can use a double boiler. Let the chocolate cool a bit before dipping. This stops it from getting too thin. A candy tool or a fork and toothpick can help you dip without poking holes.

Don’t worry if the chocolate gets too hard or thick. You can fix that by adding more oil or gently warming it up again. Keep the Oreo balls cold before dipping to keep their shape. After dipping, let the Oreo Cookie Balls chill in the fridge. This makes the chocolate firm. It also gives a nice crunch with the soft middle.

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