Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Pretty aren’t they? At our family Christmas party, one of our cousins brought Oreo Truffles. Ummm, hello….where have they been all of my life? I ate ohhh, 5 too many. I knew I had to make them ASAP. She told me the round about recipe, but I decided to add a little zip. I added some Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips. Good decision I tell ya. Not too peppermint-y, just a perfect hint of mint. They are easy to make if you are a patient person. I am not. Don’t get me wrong, they are easy to make, but me being the perfectionist I am, I can’t stand dipping things in chocolate and them not turn out perfectly smooth. But whatever, the taste makes them worth it.

Here is how to make them.

Get you a helper.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Preferably one not as dorky as this one. Must get that trait from her father.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Drop a package of Oreos into your food processor.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Give em’ a whirl.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Check to make sure they are all ground up.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Add 1 block of Softened Cream Cheese and whirl again.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Add 1 cup Andes peppermint Crunch Baking Chips, whirl yet again
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

This is what your final “dough” should look like
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Roll them into gold ball sized balls.I used a tiny cookie scoop
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Pop them into the freezer for 10-15 minutes until FIRM
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Dip into melted chocolate and place on a wax paper or Silpat Lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle with a bit of crumbled cookie and they should look something like this.
Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Oreo Peppermint Truffles

Go make them…like yesterday.
If you can’t find the Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips, you can just use the individually wrapped Andes Chocolates. Just chop them until you get 1 cup’s worth.

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Oreo Peppermint Truffles
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Serves: 15
 
Oreo Truffles with a minty center
Ingredients
  • 1 package Oreos
  • 1 8oz. block Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
  • 2 bags Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Place the entire package of Oreos into a food processor.
  2. Blend for about 30 seconds or until all of the Oreos are finely crushed.
  3. Add the softened cream cheese and blend again for about 15 seconds or until completely incorporated.
  4. Add the Andes baking chips and blend for about 5 seconds.
  5. Roll the "dough" into golf ball sized balls and place on a lined cookie sheet.
  6. Place them in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes or until firm.
  7. To melt the chocolate, place the chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl and cook in 30 second intervals, stirring in-between each 30 seconds. Continue this until the chocolate is smooth. About 2 minutes.
  8. With 2 forks, dip each truffle in the melted chocolate, remove and place on to the lined cookie sheet.
  9. When done dipping all the truffles, place them into the fridge until the chocolate is set.
  10. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Notes
Makes about 33 truffles. You can make these without a food processor. Just crush the Oreos in a Freezer gallon zip lock bag in several batches. Your cookies might get as finely crushed though. Then mix the cream cheese in with a blender.

 

Comments

  1. 1

    Your daughter is a doll! And the truffle look yummy too!

  2. 2

    i am NOT making these
    but man do I love them
    and hey, it’s good to see your kids have clothes on this time around. ;-)

  3. 3

    What abeautiful little helper you have. these look absolutely fabulous!

  4. 4

    Your kids are adorbs!! Have a happy New Year sweet girl!

  5. 5

    This looks awesome! I will definitly be making me some of these!

  6. 6

    Trader Joes peppermint jo Jo’s work great in this recipe and saves you the extra ingredient! Always a hit!

  7. 7

    Hello? I love those Andes mints. These would be a dangerous, dangerous treat for me. So yummy. And cute kid you got there :) Happy New Year!

  8. 8

    YUM! And where did you get a truffle dish? Gosh Les, you amaze me! Your recipe looks awesome. I am going to pretend like I didn’t see it. Otherwise I would have to make these for Hubby! ha!
    Happy New Year!
    xoxoxo
    The Other Les
    Leslie Loves Veggies

  9. 10

    Oh these look amazing! I love that you got your daughter to help you! Happy New Year!!

  10. 11

    Yum, these would be very dangerous to have around! Have you tried the peppermint Trader Joe Joe cookies? I wish they had them all the time – I bet they’d be fabulous in these!

  11. 12

    holy. shizz. i want a plate of those so bad. i had no idea those amazing chips existed, but you better believe i’m getting some next year!

  12. 13

    –Here is my 2 cents.

    These look freaking INCREDIBLE. I can’ t wait to make them. Damn, just what I need…. :) Ohhhh, MYYYY. X

  13. 14

    I have been on this peppermint kick lately and these look fantastic!!! Happy New Year!!!

  14. 15

    wowwow! I am drooling over the sight of these!

  15. 16

    Loveeeee your blog is bery beautiful :) kiss from the spain. María