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!
Keyword Christmas Oreo
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 1minute
Total Time 21minutes
1package (16 ounces)OREO Cookies
1package (8 ounces)cream cheeseat room temperature
1package (12 ounces)Green candy melts
18-20miniature peanut butter cups
Optional: vegetable oilmakes 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 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.
Depending on how quickly you work and/or how fast the chocolate hardens, you might have to re-melt the chocolate a few times.