I’ve always been intimidated with cake pops and cookie balls. I took my shot at making cake pops once and the gooey, crumbling mess I ended with made me resolve not to go anywhere near them again. But when I was encouraged to take a peek at how an Oreo Cookie Ball was made, I guess I caved. Anything with Oreo in it’s name will make me stop and take notice. And when I read that I could make them easily with 3 ingredients and nothing more, I was intrigued.
So armed (and drooling) with a pack of Duo Oreos, I decided to give it a shot with the kids away at school and Hubs at work. (I didn’t want them to see me melt down if the little confidence I had in making a cookie ball that looked like it was supposed to actually crumbled.)
3 ingredient Christmas Oreo Cookie Balls
I decided to take each stage patiently even if it meant I was churning out 3 cookie balls in ten minutes and as each cookie ball was rolled, dipped and sprinkled, I realized I just might end up with an actual Oreo Cookie Ball.
The result was not perfect but I was thrilled, over the moon and ecstatic!!
I. Actually. Succeeded. In. Making. Oreo. Cookie. Balls.
What do you think?
Not too shabby, right?
So here’s my pep talk to you if you’ve been scared to touch that cookie ball recipe with a 10 foot pole…
if I can do it, you can too! (I promise!!)
Here’s how this is done…
- 1 package 8 oz. brick cream cheese, softened
- 36 OREO Cookies finely crushed (about 3 cups)- I used the Oreo Duo Cookies
- 4 pkg. 4 oz. each semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
- Mix the cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.
- Shape the mixture into 48 (1-inch) balls.
- Freeze the cookie balls for 10-15 mins.
- Dip the balls in melted chocolate and place in a single layer on a waxed, paper-lined pan.
- Now get creative and decorate your cookie ball any way you want.
- Refrigerate the finished balls for about 1 hour or until firm.
Over time, we will master the art of professional cookie ball making but till then, lets just toast each other with our successful Oreo Cookie Balls!
And if you’re a pro at making cookie balls, I just want to say, we will catch up with you soon!
Till then, why don’t you try these fun new Christmas Oreo Cookie Ball ideas?