Easy Holiday Recipe: Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

Note: This Oreo Cookie Balls recipe is brought to you by Oreo & Yummly.

I have a thing for cake pops, but I can not make them for the life of me. So when I saw the recipe for Oreo Cookie Balls, I was so excited- they look like cake pops {well, without the stick} but there’s baking involved! Also, OREOS!

I decided to make some & just like I do with pretty much everything this time of year, I threw some peppermint on it. If you like peppermint, you have to try these- the flavor combination is perfect! They only take four ingredients &are the perfect quick and easy dessert to take to holiday parties, dinners or even cookie swaps!

Oreo Peppermint Balls

Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

Ingredients:

-1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
-36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 3 cups)
-4 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
-1 bag of hard peppermint candies or 2 packages of candy canes, finely crushed

Directions:

-Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.

-Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min. Dip balls in melted chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan.

-Sprinkle with peppermint “dust” and pieces as desired

-Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

There are so many variations you can do to change these up, too- you can add peppermint baking chips instead of candy canes, you can use the Cool Mint or Winter Red Cream flavored Oreos, or you can use another topping entirely like coconut or chocolate chips. They’re quick and easy to make, so you can even make an assortment!

Have you tried Oreo Cookie Balls?

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  1. I bet these taste yummy! I love anything with OREO.
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  2. These look so good. Plus they are so much easier then cake pops! I love cake pops also but mine don;t look a thing like cake pops. Can’t wait to try these.

  3. We actually made these for Thanksgiving, but not with peppermint. Yum! They are so good, but so rich!
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  4. I still have some of mine in the freezer and I’m doling them out to myself one by one. They’re so good that I want to eat five at a time, but I’m being a good girl.
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  5. I don’t know why, but I just can’t get into peppermint for some reason. However, that looks so good that I’d be tempted to try it anyways.
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  6. These look mmm, mmm good!
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  7. saminder gumer says:

    these look amazing and i am going to attempt to make them will let you know how they turn out.

  8. Your photos look amazing!

  9. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says:

    these look extremely decadent!!

  10. I really want to bite into one of these! They look delicious!

  11. I have made these quite a few times and they are so good each time and a huge hit! Plus they make great gifts!
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  12. I love making cake balls and my husband loves peppermint!
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  13. I’ve never tried Oreo balls but they look like something I can not miss! My dad is a big peppermint bark fan so I’m sure he’d really enjoy a batch of these.
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  14. This is one recipe we make every year, although not usually with the peppermint. I bet the peppermint makes it delicious and that much more festive!
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  15. Those look so good. Me and cookie and cake balls do not have the best track record in the world though.
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  16. I would have to do the oreo balls minus the peppermint, I love peppermint but not with chocoalte, no idea why I am that way LOL
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  17. Yum, my mom makes these and they are delicious! Yours look so pretty and festive.
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  18. These look delicious! I want to eat them all… this could be trouble.
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  19. These look super easy & great for the holiday especially Christmas!

  20. Richard Hicks says:

    These would be great for a party. They look so good and not hard to make at all.

  21. Calien Laure says:

    Ooooohhh.. these look so simple and yummy! Thanks for sharing them. I might try to make them this weekend.

  22. Looks yummy! Thank you for the recipe!

  23. Sandra VanHoey says:

    The way I’ve been eating all the candy with peppermint, I know I will love these. I have to try them soon. I love the mint candy, any of them so these would be awesome to try

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