Easy Oreo Truffles

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These Oreo truffles are easy and delicious. Made with cream-filled sandwich cookies, cream cheese, and semisweet chocolate, these sweet little treats are a great addition to all the other cookies on your holiday tray.

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Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
42
Yield:
42 truffles

These 3-ingredient Oreo truffles are the easiest, most delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth. If you make this Oreo truffle recipe once, your friends and family will request it forever.

close up view of Easy OREO Truffles on a platter
Sandra1980

Oreo Truffles Ingredients

This Oreo truffle recipe is easy to make with just three ingredients:

· Baking chocolate: This easy Oreo truffle recipe starts with two packages of semisweet baking chocolate.
· Oreos: You'll use a food processor to finely crush Oreos (or other creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies).
· Cream cheese: A block of softened cream cheese binds the Oreo balls together and adds extra decadence.

How to Make Oreo Truffles

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make these Oreo truffle balls:

1. Melt the chocolate.
2. Use a food processor to make Oreo cookie crumbs.
3. Transfer most of the crumbs to a bowl and mix with the softened cream cheese.
4. Roll the mixture into balls.
5. Use a fork to dip the balls into melted chocolate.
6. Place the balls on a lined cookie sheet and sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs.
7. Refrigerate until firm.

chocolate-covered Oreo Truffles drizzled with more chocolate
Wanda Andreu

Oreo Truffle Variations

You can't go wrong with this basic Oreo truffle recipe, but it's fun to switch things up once in a while! Try making them with Golden Oreos, dipping them in white chocolate, or decorating them with sprinkles instead of cookie crumbs.

How to Store Oreo Truffles

Since Oreo truffles are heavy on cream cheese, they need to be refrigerated. Store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

close up view of Easy OREO Truffles on a platter
Sandra1980

Can You Freeze Oreo Truffles?

Yes, you can freeze Oreo truffle balls for up to three months. Flash freeze them for a few hours or up to overnight on a cookie sheet, then transfer to zip-top containers or another freezer-safe storage container. Thaw in the refrigerator.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"Whoa — these are legit," says katiesun. "Made them for Valentine's Day for my Oreo-loving husband. Tasted pro! I did leave them in the fridge for a while before I coated them with chocolate to make them easier to douse."

"I have been asked repeatedly to make them again and again," according to katharine. "I like to smash candy canes and sprinkle the peppermint dust over these once freshly dipped in the chocolate, but anything will do. I'm thinking about toffee-covered ones next. YUM!"

"These are so yummy," raves amorris80. Everyone I have made them for loves them. Try them with the other flavors of oreos. The favorite in our house is the Golden Oreos dipped in white chocolate."

EEditorial contributions by Corey Williams

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages semisweet baking chocolate

  • 16 ounces cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreo®), divided

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes.

  2. While the chocolate is melting, place 9 cream-filled sandwich cookies in a food processor and blend until finely crushed. Transfer crumbs to a bowl and reserve for decorating.

  3. Add remaining cookies to the food processor and blend until finely crushed. Transfer crumbs to a large bowl and stir in cream cheese; mix until well-blended. Roll mixture into 42 balls, about 1-inch in diameter.

  4. Place each ball in melted chocolate and use two forks to roll it until fully coated. Lift the ball with both forks and allow excess chocolate to drip off. Place coated truffle on a wax paper-lined baking sheet and sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs to decorate. Repeat to make remaining truffles.

  5. Refrigerate truffles until firm, at least 1 hour. Keep in the refrigerator until just before serving.

    close up view of Easy OREO Truffles on a platter
    Sandra1980

Tips

Sixteen ounces of cream-filled sandwich cookies is roughly 45 cookies. Use a scale for best results. If you don't have a food processor, place cookies in a resealable plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin.

Try milk chocolate or white chocolate for fun variations. Any leftover melted chocolate can be stored at room temperature for another use.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

122 Calories
7g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 42
Calories 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 2g
Potassium 27mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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