Oreo® Truffles

 Posted by on June 7, 2011  Add comments
Jun 072011
 

Just three ingredients. Oreo® cookies, cream cheese and melted chocolate morsels.

Three steps to yum.

Start by crushing your Oreos. (Approximately one package. We used two sleeves from a warehouse-sized box). Either recruit a child to use a rolling pin or whiz them up in your handy food processor.

Add the 8 oz cream cheese. The Oreos and cream cheese together turns firm and sticky.

Roll into balls. Place Oreo® balls close together on a baking try. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes. Freezing them firms them up for the dipping.

While your Oreo® balls are freezing, melt (2) 8 oz. packages of chocolate morsels.

Get your Oreo® balls, take a fork and dip individually into the melted chocolate. Twist it just a bit to cover completely. You’ll probably have to use another fork to carefully remove your freshly dipped Oreo® truffle.

Fill up your tray. Next is the really hard part. Place your tray in the freezer for about 10 more minutes to set the chocolate. Waiting is torture.

But worth the wait. These are perfect for a celebration. A shower or a party. Or great for a Tuesday afternoon.

Oreo Truffles

  • One package Oreo® cookies (or 2 sleeves from a warehouse-sized box)
  • 8 oz package cream cheese, softened
  • (2) 8 oz. packages chocolate morsels, melted

Crush Oreo® cookies to fine dust. Cream Oreos and cream cheese. Roll mixture into individual balls. Freeze briefly while melting morsels in microwave. Dip balls into melted chocolate. Freeze to set then enjoy!

If there happens to be any leftovers, store in refrigerator.

We first made these while on vacation at the beach but we’ve also made Oreo® truffles on our own turf and they were every bit as delicious. They will always evoke fond beach memories though :)  This recipe is all over the internet. Can’t remember its origins but here is a link to a step-by-step on Super Cook for Easy Oreo Truffles.

What is your favorite, three-ingredient treat?

-Tricia homeschools five children from preschool to high school. She’s forsaken life in the drive thru lane for the road home. She’s saving bucks and her sanity with the frugal recipes and sock it away strategies of her Southern roots. You can find her facing that daily dose of chaos at Hodgepodge. Tricia is a.k.a. Hodgepodgemom.

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  9 Responses to “Oreo® Truffles”

  1. Ok, I need to know the Weight Watcher point value for these! So tempting…I’m glad I dont’ have any of the ingredients on hand. I think I’ll go have a piece of fruit, and dream of making these wonderful concoctions for a future Family Night!
    =)

  2. Sounds fabulous! We’ll definitely have to try them! Thanks for sharing! :)

  3. YUMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those are starving me to DEATH!!!!!!! Sounds SO good! Love your blog and so happy to ‘meet’ you today! :-)

    Blessings,
    Melanie

  4. This are not only really delicious but fun for the children help make too! Plus, I’ve heard of others giving them as gifts at Christmas :) Let me know how you like them ladies!

  5. Yummmmmmmmyyyyyyyyyyyyy! Another recipe I can’t wait to try!!

  6. These are just simply amazing. The first batch is consumed and I’ve already had a son ask if he can make more tomorrow! Yes, dear, of course you can! Thanks so much!

  7. These look amazing!!!
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