Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Oreo Truffles

Okay, so recipes for Oreo Truffles are all over the Internet, but they are so yummy, and so easy to make, that I had to post the recipe here. If you like Oreo cookies at all (who doesn't??), then you will find it hard not to eat these until your stomach aches.

Oreo Truffles

1 package Oreo cookies

1 package cream cheese, at room temperature

white or milk chocolate candy coating

(if you want to use a color, then you can also use Wilton candy melts - - they come in all kinds of colors and can be found at WalMart and at Michael's craft stores)

Crush Oreo cookies in food processor until finely ground (there should not be any chunks of cookie at all). Put into a bowl. Add softened package of cream cheese and blend together with a hand mixer. Roll into walnut-sized round balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper or parchment. Refrigerate for one hour.

Melt chocolate over double boiler until smooth. Using a toothpick, dip each ball into the melted chocolate. Place back onto cookie sheet and allow to harden. If not serving right away, store in the refrigerator.

If you want to get all fancy, you can put some of the melted chocolate into a Ziploc bag. Cut a very small hole in the corner of the bag and then squeeze a zigzag design on the top of each truffle.


Cheryl said... I would love to have a plate full of the truffles right now! Of course I would share them...must give this receipe a try soon.

Jenn said...

I am going to sound dumb but do truffles really have cream cheese? Or have I just had imitation ones? I assume you don't taste it? Because it looks and sounds yummy but I can't imagine the cream cheese part?

Heather said...

Jenn - I don't think true truffles have cream is more of a binding agent in this recipe - - think of it like cheesecake. The end product has the consistency of a chocolate truffle, but tastes like an oreo dipped in chocolate. I know they sound odd, but they are really yummy! :)

Margaret said...

They sound HEAVENLY!!!!

Cheryl said...

I made these truffles to give as treats at Christmas and they were a hit!

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