Oreo Cherry Bomb Cookie Balls

Jun 26, 2019
Prep time Cook time Servings 
45 min 1hr 55 min 60

Ingredients

1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened

36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed

60 maraschino cherries with stems

4 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted

2 Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles (red, white and blue)

1 Tbsp. EACH red and blue colored sugar

1 oz. EACH red and blue candy coating wafers, melted

Instructions

  1. Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.

  2. Shape into 60 (3/4-inch) balls, using about 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture for each ball; press to flatten. Top each with 1 cherry, stem side up; wrap cream cheese mixture around cherry to completely enclose cherry. Place in shallow pan. Freeze 10 min.

  3. Cover rimmed baking sheet with waxed paper. Hold cherry stems to dip cookie balls, 1 at a time, into melted chocolate, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate. Place on prepared baking sheet. Decorate with remaining ingredients as shown in photo.

  4. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.

Tips

Substitute Prepare using 16 oz. white candy coating wafers.

Food Facts You will need to purchase 2 (16-oz.) jars of maraschino cherries to get the 60 cherries needed to prepare this recipe.

 

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