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Santa Hat OREO Cookie Truffles

Five different ways to dress up an OREO Cookie truffle for Christmas -- Santa's hat, Reindeer, Ornament, Snowman, and Christmas hearts. These easy and delicious Christmas OREO Cookie truffles are perfect for a party, to gift to neighbors, bring into work, or enjoy with your family!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Oreo
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Author Chelsea


  • 1 package (16 ounces) regular OREO Cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) red candy melts
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 18-20 miniature marshmallows
  • White Nonpareils Sprinkles
  • Optional: vegetable oil to make the candy melts easier to work with


  • Pulse the full OREO Cookies (no need to separate cream from cookie) in a food processor or blender until it is in crumbs.
  • Using a hand-held mixer, beat the cookie crumbs and cream cheese together until well combined.
  • Roll the mixture into balls. Form those balls into tall triangles; the shape of a hat.
  • Chill the triangle balls, covered tightly, for an hour in the fridge OR place in the freezer for 20 minutes.
  • Once the triangles are chilled, melt the red candy melts according to package directions. You may need a teaspoon (or a few) of vegetable oil to get the chocolate thin enough to dip in. Every chocolate is a little different so if needed, I'll just add the oil slowly until it coats the truffles well.)
  • Place the triangle OREO Cookie truffle on a fork and then spoon the melted chocolate evenly over the ball. Tap the fork holding the truffle to remove excess chocolate.
  • Slide the truffle carefully onto parchment paper and immediately (it hardens quickly) press the miniature marshmallow on top of the hat. Allow the truffle to harden completely.
  • Once hardened, melt the white chocolate in bursts of 15 seconds, stirring in between each burst for 15 seconds until completely melted.
  • Dip just the marshmallow into the melted chocolate (just barely coat) and then dip in a bowl of the white sprinkles. Shake off the excess.
  • Repeat for the  base -- dip in melted white chocolate (or spoon it on) and then dip in the bowl of sprinkles. Allow to set up at room temperature.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.



Depending on how quickly you work and/or how fast the chocolate hardens, you might have to re-melt the chocolate a few times.