Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 48
YIELD: 48 balls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    candy canes (finely chopped-about 1/3 cup-& divided)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 36
    Oreo cookies, finely crushed
  • 16
    ounces baker's semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
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DIRECTIONS

  • RESERVE 1 tablespoons chopped candy. Mix remaining candy with cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.
  • SHAPE into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 minute Dip balls in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with reserved candy.
  • REFRIGERATE 1 hour or until firm.
  • TIPS FOR PREPARATION:
  • SIZE WISE: These cookie balls have their own-built in portion control and can be enjoyed on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
  • HOW TO EASILY DIP COOKIE BALLS IN CHOCOLATE: To easily coat cookie balls with the melted chocolate, add balls, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use 2 forks to roll balls in chocolate until evenly coated. Remove balls with forks, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Place balls on prepared baking sheet; let stand until chocolate coating is firm.
  • HOW TO STORE: Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
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