OREO® Cherry Cookie Balls Recipe

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Variation Omit food coloring and colored sugar. Prepare using 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate.

How to Easily Dip Cookie Balls 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 in prepared pan; let stand until chocolate coating is firm.

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Try this OREO® Cherry Cookie Balls Recipe

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time: 90 Minutes
Makes: 40 Servings

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO® Cookies, finely crushed
  • 40 maraschino cherries, patted dry
  • 3 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted
  • 8 drops red food coloring
  • 2 tsp. red colored sugar

Recipe Instructions:

Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.

Shape into 40 (1-1/4-inch) balls; press to flatten. Top each with cherry; wrap cream cheese mixture around cherry to completely enclose cherry. Re-roll into balls. Freeze 10 min.

Mix melted chocolate and food coloring until blended. Dip balls in chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan. Sprinkle with sugar. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.