Hosting a March Madness party? Get everyone ready to root for their favorite teams with these OREO slam-dunk cookie ball pops.
Prep Time: 40 min
Total Time: 2 hr 30 min
Makes 42 servings
What You Need
1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed 12 oz. orange candy coating wafers 2 Tbsp. EACH black, white and red decorating icing
Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended; shape into 42 (1-1/4-inch) balls. Place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate 20 min.
Insert 1 lollipop stick into each ball.
Melt candy coating wafers as directed on package. Dip cookie ball pops, 1 at a time, into candy coating, turning to evenly coat each ball with candy coating. Return to baking sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
Decorate with decorating icings to resemble basketballs and nets.
Refrigerate 30 min. Keep refrigerated.
Note: If melted candy coating becomes too thick, add up to 2 tsp. oil to thin to desired dipping consistency.
Substitute: Prepare using 3 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate tinted with a few drops EACH red and yellow food coloring. Substitute Decorate using melted black, red and white candy coating wafers instead of the decorating icings. Or, use decorating gels.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 120 calories, 7g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate, 0g dietary fiber, 11g sugars, 1g protein