How to Make the Easiest Oreo Truffles
Truffles are often thought of as a delicacy. Bakers often get turned away from making truffles as they are thought to be a very difficult and time-consuming task. In this how-to article, one will learn this oreo truffle recipe is just the opposite.
Oreo truffles only have three basic ingredients and take about 20 minutes of prep work. This is a great recipe to have under your belt as it can be customized to any flavor and will impress anyone with its decadents.
#Spoon Tip: These truffles are very sweet so making them on the smaller side will be more enjoyable, as well as giving you more to enjoy.
Easy Oreo Truffles
- Prep Time: 20 mins
- Cook Time: 1 hr 30 mins
- Total Time: 1 hr 50 mins
- Servings: 48
- 36 Oreo cookies filling and all finely crushed
- 1 package 8 oz cream cheese
- 16 oz melted semi- sweet chocolate either BAKER's chocolate pieces or chocolate chips your choice
- Optional: Save 1/4 cookie crumbs aside for topping and/ or sprinkles for topping
- Spoon Tip: Using Dubble Suf Oreos will add a bit more sweetness to the truffles and even out the chocolate to chocolate ratio
Optional: Place aside 1/4 of cookie crumbs for topping
Shape into rolled balls, place on tray, and freeze for 10 minutes
Optional: top with reserved cookie crumbs or sprinkles
#Spoon Tip: Use a spoon or fork to help spread the melted chocolate on the balls to make it easier
Can be enjoyed chilled or room temperature
If not eaten, store in airtight container and refrigerate
#Spoon Tip: Crumbling the cookies and dipping them in chocolate can be messy, so wear your favorite apron and don't be afraid to get your hands dirty!
Since these truffles are so simple to make, many variations can be used to customize to new flavor combinations.
Switch up the Oreo flavors with your favorite flavors, like Red Velvet, Golden Yellow, Birthday Cake, Mint, Holiday Colored, etc.
Try making with different kids of melted chocolate, such as semi- sweet, milk, white, dark, or even peppermint, butterscotch, toffee, etc.
For a specific subtle flavor try adding in extract, like vanilla, peppermint, coffee, raspberry, etc. to the melted chocolate and stir to combine.
#Spoon Tip: to make the truffles for a holiday party, dip in white chocolate and decorate candy like a snowman, add pretzel pieces and candy to regular chocolate to make a reindeer, or add some crushed candy cane with red and green sprinkles to match the festive decor.
These truffles are easy to make and taste delicious, therefore making great quick gifts suitable for any holiday party with friends and family. You can customize the flavors and ingredients to match a certain theme, and can decorate them to fit in any holiday or winter party. And since they look so impressive, they look like they took a lot of effort!