This is one of the easiest chocolate desserts to make as it only requires 3 ingredients and there is no baking involved! This is also fun for kids to help out. You can dress it up for the holidays by drizzling melted white chocolate and adding sprinkles or crushed candy canes on top.
Makes 3-4 dozen ( depending on size)
- 1 package (16oz) Oreo cookies, finely crushed ( approximately 4 cups)
- 1 package ( 8oz) cream cheese, softened
- Semi- sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate, melted ( 16 oz)
Crush oreo cookies by using a food processor or by placing cookies in a ziplog bag and use a rolling pin. Mix cream cheese and 3 cups of cookie crumbs in a large bowl until blended. Meanwhile, melt chocolate in a microwave for approximately 3 minutes or until melted stirring every minute or so. (Can also use the double boiler method: place chocolate in a heatproof bowl, set bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and heat until melted, making sure water does not touch the bowl).
Using a spoon or melon baller, scoop mixture and shape into 1 – 1 1/2 inch balls with your hands Dip mixture into the melted chocolate using 2 forks and placing on a baking sheet covered with parchment or wax paper. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs and refrigerate until firm, approximately 1 hour.