OREO Cake Balls

What you will need:

  • 14.3oz package of oreos OR 36 cookies
  • 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 16oz of your favorite chocolate for dipping (I’m using 8oz semi sweet and 8oz white chocolate)
  • sprinkles or 1/4 cup reserved cookie crumbs (optional)
  • mini ice cream scooper (optional)
  • wax paper
  1. Start by crushing your Oreos very finely. I put mine in my Ninja bullet and it crushed it into a fine powder within seconds. You can also put them in a ziplock freezer bag and beat them with a rolling-pin.
  2. Mix the softened cream cheese with your Oreo crumbs. Make sure it is well mixed.20171022_154340-1220643438.jpg
  3. Using your mini ice cream scooper, scoop out two balls and roll them together to make one medium-sized cake ball. You can also just use your hands to roll walnut sized balls if you don’t have a scooper. Place on waxed paper. Once finished making the cake balls place them into the freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. Melt your chocolate in a tall container (you want to be able to dip them all the way in). Remove cake balls (5 at a time) from the freezer. I just plop them into the chocolate and scoop them up with a fork. 20171022_1626271885711536.jpgGently tap fork against the container to get rid of excess chocolate. Place them on the waxed paper and decorate with sprinkles or reserved cookie crumbs immediately before chocolate hardens.
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  5. Let cake balls harden completely before serving. They can be placed in the freezer to speed up process.
  6. Store finished cake balls in an airtight container up to 3 months. I use wax paper in between the cake ball layers to prevent them from freezing together.

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