- 1 package Mint Oreo Cookies
- 1 package cream cheese, at room temperature
- 1 package chocolate flavored Almond Bark
Remove cookies from the package and finely chop. (The best way is to put them in a chopper or food processor, but a blender works well, too.) Place the now cookie crumbs in a large bowl.
Remove room-temperature cream cheese from the foil and microwave for 20 seconds to make it extra creamy and easier to work with. Combine the cream cheese with the cookie crumbs and stir till well combined. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Remove the bowl from the fridge and cover a cookie sheet with wax paper. Form the mixture into small balls (a little smaller than a gum ball) and place on the wax paper. Fill the cookie sheet with the balls and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to become firm.
While the pan is in the freezer, fill a saucepan about 1/3 full of water and heat on the stove top on medium-high. As the water begins to boil, place a glass bowl over the sauce pan and place three squares of Almond bark in the bowl to melt. (This process is called double boiling and works great to melt chocolate!)
Once the chocolate is melted, begin adding the little balls to the chocolate and coating each one all around. Place the balls back on the wax paper to cool and dry. A spoon becomes very helpful for this part! When you run out of melted chocolate, rinse out the bowl and wipe it dry, then add more chocolate and begin the double boiler melting process again for the rest of the balls. Drizzle with melted white chocolate, add sprinkles or chopped pecans, or leave them as they are!
Place the prepared truffles in the fridge to keep them cool. Keep the truffles refrigerated till you need them. These little guys are going to make you very popular. 🙂 Enjoy!
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Melissa @ Bless This Mess says
Mint Oreos are one of the loves of my life and these look SO GOOD! But I’d eat the whole batch… I better stay away!
Bess Oates says
those look so good! I will have to make them, thanks for posting the recipe 🙂
These were SOOOOOO delicious!!! Thanks for sharing Alli – and thanks for those other yummy treats – I enjoyed each one. I really liked the marshmallow!
Where did my comment go?? Just in case.. here we go again – I loved these!! Thanks so much for sharing!!
Lady Beck says
I want to make these for a nut-free zone – should I just melt some sweetened baker’s chocolate, or is there something else you would recommend?
Allison Miller says
Hi Lady Beck! Great question. Sweetened baker’s chocolate would work great for these truffles.
I didn’t have these at conference, but they sound amazing! Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas
I made truffles once. They tasted okay, but they were quite messy to make. This recipe sounds good. I’m going to pin it for later.