Peppermint Oreo Truffles Recipe

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Peppermint Oreo Truffles Recipe – It’s officially acceptable to start talking about Christmas! To celebrate this momentous annual occasion, I’m sharing these Peppermint Oreo Truffles, which are the perfect holiday treat.

Yields about 20-30 truffles.

Ingredients

16 oz. package regular Oreo cookies
8 oz. package cream cheese
1 1/2 teas. peppermint extract
8 oz. melting chocolate candy coat, OR almond bark (melted)

Instructions

  1. Crush (whole) Oreos into fine crumbs; place in medium bowl.
  2. Add cream cheese and peppermint extract to the crushed Oreos; mix until well blended.
  3. Refrigerate mixture until firm, about one hour.
  4. Roll cookie mixture into balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
  5. Dip balls in chocolate/candy melt/almond bark; place on wax paper.
  6. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes immediately after placing on wax paper.
  7. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  8. Store truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

  • Add 1/2 teas. to 1 teas. more peppermint extract for more peppermint flavor
  • If you want a drier consistency for the truffle filling, use 4 oz. of cream cheese. You can add more cream cheese, ounce by ounce, to get your desired consistency.
  • To help prevent the Oreo mixture from mixing into the white chocolate/candy coat, melt small batches of chocolate/candy coat at a time.

Source: twotwentyone.net

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