I think these may just be better than slutty brownies. I know. It’s crazy. But they will literally rock your world.
Peppermint Oreo Truffles. Holy crap. I can’t even begin to tell you how fast you need to make these. They will change your life. And if you make them for your boyfriend, my guess is he will propose on the spot. And if you make them for your honey since you’re already married, expect really amazing gifts because of the Peppermint Oreo Truffles.
It’s quite simply the best and easiest thing to make on earth. I saw Oreo truffles hit the Internet a few years ago – and then last week I picked up a box of the peppermint Oreo cookies from Trader Joes and went to town. You guys. I ate 10 of these in less than 5 minutes. I couldn’t be stopped. I had to literally send them away to work with Thomas.
Make these immediately. And give them to your friends, family and neighbors. Oh and your boss. You’ll get a raise. You just need peppermint Oreo’s (from Trader Joes), cream cheese and some white and dark chocolate for dipping. See? Easy.
If you can’t find peppermint cookies, you can use regular Oreo’s and throw in a candy cane to give it that minty freshness. The cookies and cream cheese go into a food processor and then less than 1 minute later you’ll have the insides gooey deliciousness that is going to make your truffle. From there, you just roll them into bite sized balls and then dip them in chocolate and sprinkle with a little crushed Oreo. Done. Put them in your mouth and be happy. Trust me on this one. You need to make these immediately.
I give you…. Peppermint Oreo Truffles
- 1 package Trader Joes Candy Cane Joe Joe's - about 16 ounces (or 1 package of regular oreos and 2 candy canes)
- 1 8oz. package cream cheese (softened)
- white chocolate
- dark chocolate
- In a food processor, pulse 7 of the whole cookies until they are finely ground. Transfer them to a small bowl and set aside.
- Add the remaining cookies to the food processor and pulse for 1 minute until everything is finely ground. Add the cream cheese and pulse until fully combined.
- Remove the mixture from the food processor, it should be sticky by this point and roll it into little 1" balls. Place the rolled balls onto a piece of parchment paper. Freeze for 30 minutes to harden.
- Melt the white and dark chocolate separately, according to the package directions.
- Dip half of the balls in white chocolate and transfer them back to the parchment paper. Repeat this for the remaining balls and the dark chocolate.
- Sprinkle the reserved oreo crumbles on top to garnish and then let the chocolate set in the freezer to dry and harden. Once dry, refrigerate the truffles and serve as needed.
I am so excited you are making one of my recipes and I would love to see how it turns out. Make sure to share it on instagram and tag me @whatsgabycookin so I can see your masterpiece!