OREO Cookie Ornament Balls are a great way to get into the HOLIDAY SPIRIT. With just 3 ingredients, everyone can join in the decorating for this quick and delicious treat, even the kids!
If you’d rather skip my essential cooking tips and tricks and get straight to this delicious recipe – simply scroll to the bottom of the page where you can find the printable recipe card.
This post is sponsored by OREO. The opinions and text are all mine.
CHRISTMAS OREO BALLS
The holiday season has officially started and I couldn’t be happier! Now that the weather is cooler and the leaves are changing, I can’t wait to start pulling out our decorations and spending time with family and friends.
This year, our gatherings might not be as big, may be spaced out, or may include tons of video calls instead of home visits, but we can still celebrate our traditions all the same!
One of my favorite traditions is decorating our Christmas tree.
When my husband and I were first engaged, we decided that we would give each other a Christmas tree ornament that represented our year together.
But these would be the only ones that we would hang on the family tree. The tree was pretty sparse looking those first few years with only a handful of ornaments.
As our family grew, our tree filled up pretty quickly and now we are running out of space! My heart and my tree are full every year.
So, in honor of our family ornament tradition, I am sharing a recipe for OREO Cookie Ball Ornaments!
These are super fun and easy to make and everyone can get involved. The best thing about them is they are so delicious and perfect for sharing with your friends and family. I also love that they are so quick to create!
Maybe you can tell them about your favorite holiday traditions, like our ornament one, while you share an OREO Cookie Ball Ornament with them!
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This 3 ingredient OREO Cookie dessert is made with simple and delicious ingredients you can find at your local Publix grocery store.
NO BAKE OREO BALLS INGREDIENTS
- OREO Cookies
- Cream cheese
- White candy coating wafers
- Various sprinkles and decorations
HOW TO MAKE OREO BALLS
ONE: Place the OREO cookies in the bowl of the food processor. Pulse until the cookies are fine crumbs.
TWO: Add the cream cheese to the crushed OREO cookie crumbs and pulse until completely blended.
THREE: Scoop the dough into 1 inch balls (1 tablespoon) and place on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Once all the dough is scooped, roll the balls to smooth out the circle shape. Chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to 1 hour.
FOUR: Melt the candy coating according to package directions. Dip the dough balls one at a time into the candy coating, letting the excess chocolate drip off and the candy start to set.
FIVE: Roll the candy dipped truffle balls into desired sprinkles to coat. Place back on baking sheet and let set up completely. Add candy decorations if desired. Store in the refrigerator until ready to share! Quick and easy!
For the full recipe and detailed instructions, please refer to the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
TAPAS TIPS & TRICKS
- Don’t freeze the truffles just chill them in the refrigerator. Having them too cold will make the candy-coating crack after they set.
- Use plenty of plates and bowls for your decorations. Once I double dipped the balls, I would add some sprinkles on top, then roll it upside down into the bowl of sprinkles. Then shake or roll to completely coat them.
- If the sprinkles aren’t bright enough, buy some glitter spray to fill in the gaps.
- Purchase your ingredients from the cream cheese, OREO cookies, and candy coating at your local Publix. You can find the OREO cookies in the cookie/cracker aisle!
- Use white chocolate chips or almond bark if you can’t find the candy wafers.
- Don’t place these on wax paper as the melted candy coating will stick to it.
Your holiday gathering might not be the same as other years but you can still share your holiday spirit!
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Create new traditions and share sweet treats featuring a simple recipe like these festive OREO BALLS ornaments made with OREO cookies.
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- 8 ounces cream cheese (1 brick, softened)
- 36 OREO Cookies (finely crushed, 1 package)
- 12 ounces white candy coating wafers
- assorted sprinkles and decorations
- Place the OREO cookies in the bowl of the food processor. Pulse until the cookies are fine crumbs.
- Add the cream cheese to the crushed OREO cookie crumbs and pulse until completely blended.
- Scoop the dough into 1 inch balls (1 tablespoon) and place on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Once all the dough is scooped, roll the balls to smooth out the circle shape.
- Chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to 1 hour.
- Melt the candy coating according to package directions. Dip the dough balls one at a time into the candy coating, letting the excess chocolate drip off and the candy start to set.
- Roll the candy dipped truffle balls into desired sprinkles to coat. Place back on baking sheet and let set up completely.
- Add candy decorations if desired.
- Store in the refrigerator until ready to share!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 15 Serving Size: 2 truffles
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 314Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 184mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 1gSugar: 26gProtein: 3g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
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