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Ornament OREO Cookie Truffle

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 minute
Total Time 21 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) OREO Cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 package (12 ounces) Green candy melts
  • 18-20 miniature peanut butter cups
  • 1 package pull-apart licorice
  • Christmas sprinkles
  • Optional: vegetable oil makes the candy melts easier to work with

Instructions

  • 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 OREO Cookie crumbs and cream cheese together until well combined.
  • Roll the mixture into balls. Chill the balls, covered tightly, for an hour in the fridge OR freeze for 20 minutes.
  • Once the balls are chilled, melt the 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 a ball on a fork and then spoon the melted chocolate evenly over the ball. Tap the fork holding the ball to remove excess chocolate.
  • Holding a small handful of sprinkles, sprinkle them gently over the truffle. Press a miniature peanut butter candy cup into the top of the truffle. 
  • Pull apart the licorice and then cut into a small piece. Fold into a small circle and dip in some of the melted chocolate. Press and hold on top of the peanut butter cup until secured.
  • Allow to dry at room temperature. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.

Notes

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