Sunday, December 4, 2011

Chocolate Oreo Truffles


Guys. Make these.


You won't be sorry.

Simple, inexpensive, delicious--my favorite combination.


Great for throwing in a holiday bag and giving to neighbors, or bringing in a festive tin to a holiday potluck.

Here is the recipe. Use it wisely--and often!

Oreo Truffles
(Makes about 25 truffles, more or less depending on size)
-1 full size package regular Oreos
-2 packages of cream cheese
-1 bag milk chocolate chips

-Place cream cheese in a mixing bowl and let soften. Scrape the frosting from the insides of the Oreos and mix into the cream cheese.

-Pulverize the chocolate cookies in whatever way you'd like (food processor works best, but a rolling pin and ziplock bag work just as well) until they are ground into fine crumbs. Mix into the cream cheese, reserving about a quarter cup of the crumbs.

-Form the cream cheese into bowls and place on a cookie sheet with wax paper. Let chill in freezer until firm, about one hour.

-Once cream cheese balls are firm, melt chocolate over a double boiler. One by one, using forks, dip the cream cheese balls into the chocolate and cover completely. Return to cookie sheet and sprinkle with a bit of the remaining crumbs.

-Chill in refrigerator until chocolate has hardened. Try to sample one NOW, because they'll be gone quickly!

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6 comments:

  1. How positively sinful! I can see why they would disappear so fast!

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  2. Mmmm a tin of these would help me get through this horrible Monday! I bet if we combine this recipe with my reeses peanut butter balls (recipe forthcoming) people at Christmas parties would die of happiness.

    Or diabetes.

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  3. I'm a sucker for anything oreo. These look dangerously awesome!

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  4. Great recipe and they look so elegant too!

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