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Oreo Truffles

by Courtney on December 16, 2010

Easy Oreo Truffles! (see below for recipe)


Hubby and I have BIG plans tonight! :shock:

I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am

It’s gonna be a roarin’ good time, oh yes it is.

Tonight, we are ripping up the kitchen floor…


Yes, can you tell (Hopefully my major sarcasm is translating easily to you all right now…) :roll:

So while I may not be excited about the labor ahead of me tonight, I definitely AM excited to be one step closer. We’re getting there!

Here’s the view of our new door we put in from last week.


Looks a little different, wouldn’t you say?


So, most of today’s eats weren’t all that exciting…

(Exhibit A – a whole wheat Arnold’s Sandwich Thin with PB & banana)


(Exhibit B)


In case you’re wondering, that’s a 1/2 of a container of V8 Golden Butternut Squash Soup + leftover roasted zucchini; I took the picture before I heated it up, hence the unappealing, chunkiness. I must say, I’m really a fan of this soup! I’ve had it before, and it’s quite good.


I did say “most” were unexciting…not all. Enter, Exhibit C. ;)


So since I don’t have much left to offer on the meals front, I figured it would only be fair to share a recipe tonight!

During my first Christmas Cookie Baking extravaganza this year, my mom and I were sure to whip up another family favorite:

Oreo Truffles


These truffles taste so incredibly decadent, people hardly believe when I tell them that there’s only 3 ingredients! :shock: I don’t think I’ve ever brought these anywhere where they weren’t a hit!

Start by chopping up an entire package of Oreos. After dividing the Oreos, simply mix one part of them with a block of cream cheese.


It will take a little while to get everything totally incorporated, but don’t sweat it. Think of it as a mini-workout…or as an excuse for that extra piece you just snagged out of the bowl. ;)

Roll your mixture into balls and allow to chill in fridge for about one hour.


Once the balls are chilled, melt your chocolate and start dippin’!


Right after the balls are dipped into the chocolate comes the fun part:

It’s time to roll them in MORE Oreos!


And after giving them a little more time to chill and the chocolate to harden, you’ve got yourself a big ‘ol batch of decadent, delicious Oreo Truffles.


While I’ve only ever tried using regular Oreos, I’d be rather interested to see someone try experimenting with the other flavors that are available…

Mint Oreo Truffles??

Strawberry Milkshake Oreos??


Have fun with this one…they’re pretty stinkin’ amazing! :-D

Oreo Truffles


  • 1- 8 oz. block cream cheese (I use 1/3 less fat)
  • 1 package Oreos, finely crushed
  • 2 pkg. (8 squares each) semi-sweet chocolate, melted**


Crush 13 Oreo cookies from package and set aside.

Crush remaining Oreo cookies and mix with cream cheese until well blended.

Shape into approx. 48 (1-inch) balls. Chill for 1/2 – 1 hour.

Dip balls in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper-covered baking sheet. Roll in reserved cookie crumbs.

Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator. ENJOY! :)

**I melt my chocolate on the stovetop, using a double boiler. I find it works easiest this way and the chocolate remains easy to work with.

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1 Lauren December 16, 2010 at 5:54 pm

I ask my supervisor at work to make these for me at least once a year. I don’t allow myself to keep oreos in the house so its a nice treat when she brings me oreo-laden goodies like these!


2 TheSceneFromMe December 16, 2010 at 6:02 pm

Hi fellow Oreo Ball lover! I made peppermint Oreo balls
Check them out here:

And Creme de Menthe Oreo Poppers:

Gotta love Oreos!


3 sweetoothrunner December 16, 2010 at 6:10 pm

Oh blimey. That looks like chocolatey-sugary heaven! Mind sending me some? :P


4 Jaclyn (Ananda Prana) December 16, 2010 at 7:02 pm

oh . my. god. making truffles always sounded intimidating, but…. these look divine and super easy :)


5 Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun December 16, 2010 at 7:03 pm

I’ve never rolled them in more oreos, but oh sweet goodness I want to make more of these now. They are seriously my FAVORITE dessert.


6 Kelly December 16, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Oreo truffles are the bomb! (and yes I just said the bomb…haha)


7 Courtney December 16, 2010 at 9:18 pm

The only thing that would have made that better is saying “da bomb” ;)


8 briana December 16, 2010 at 7:26 pm

I’ve made these with newman ginger o’s and it’s amazing


9 It All Changes December 16, 2010 at 7:32 pm

Like Tina I’ve never seen them rolled in more oreos. I love to drizzle white chocolate colored with seasonal colors. Green and red for Christmas, pastels for Easter :)


10 Courtney December 16, 2010 at 9:18 pm

Mmmm, love the drizzle of white chocolate idea! :)


11 vvvv December 16, 2010 at 7:59 pm

wow carpenter!


12 Heather December 16, 2010 at 9:08 pm

I’m not a huge fan of Oreos but these sound so delicious and simple that I’m definitely making them!


13 Andrea December 16, 2010 at 9:18 pm

I recently made buckeyes and had difficulty dipping them into the chocolate. How do you dip them?


14 Liz @ Blog is the New Black December 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm

Adios, floor!


15 Katy December 16, 2010 at 10:01 pm

Mmmmmm sounds good!


16 Imwaytoobusy December 16, 2010 at 10:07 pm

Out of control! These would be dangerous. I love it :)


17 Salah December 16, 2010 at 10:15 pm

oreo truffles??? WHere do I sign up, these look sooooo amazing!!!!!


18 Liz @ LBBakes December 16, 2010 at 10:21 pm

Ooo, I’ve never heard of rolling them in MORE oreos after dipping, I like that. :)


19 movesnmunchies December 17, 2010 at 1:20 am

um… I DO


20 Michelle December 17, 2010 at 6:30 am

I’ve made Oreo truffles using a similar recipe, and they were awesome!


21 krittie December 17, 2010 at 8:42 am

Hey! I started mine last night-since it is such a process I decided to do my in 2 days instead of one-I am making lemon truffles, strawberry truffles and darch choclate cherry truffles. I will make sure to post the recipe and directions when I am done :)


22 withasideofhope December 17, 2010 at 8:44 am

These look incredible! I definitely need to make these..delicious!


23 Chelsea December 17, 2010 at 11:13 am

I made these last night with the mint oreos….the only problem is I’m concerned they aren’t going to last till the Christmas party tomorrow. They just seem to be disappearing : )


24 justjac December 17, 2010 at 1:00 pm

WOw those look amazing!


25 CaSaundra December 18, 2010 at 9:00 am

Those sound outrageously good–and truffles always look so gourmet! It’d be fun to try it with the xmas oreos too!


26 Laura December 18, 2010 at 1:17 pm

The oreo truffles look amazingly decadent…the type of cookie to make and share with others because they are TOO good to have lying around the house.


27 K December 20, 2010 at 9:18 am

yummo! i made these for the office and to make it ‘Christmas-y’ dipped it in dark chocolate and sprinkled with chopped candycanes. they were gone in less than 5 minutes


28 Courtney December 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Sounds YUMMY! :)


29 Foxy December 21, 2010 at 8:48 am

I made these truffles on the weekend and absolutely loved them! Great idea- thanks Caitlyn!


30 Lindsay March 3, 2012 at 8:38 pm

I made these today using the birthday cake flavored Oreos!


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