Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls

Only 3 ingredients are needed to make these festive and fun Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls! 

 

3 ingredient-Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls www.lemonsforlulu.com

 

 

 

I had a brush with fate the other day.  I went to Walmart  in search of a certain gift.  I don’t normally shop at Walmart so I was a little disoriented.  I wandered around aimlessly taking in the Christmas merchandise when I spotted Gingerbread flavored golden Oreos.  I stood there transfixed, I had to have these!!!  I skipped out of there hugging my yellow package of Oreos and completely forgot why I went to Walmart in the first place.

Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls www.lemonsforlulu.com

Shortly afterwards, I found myself at Michaels looking for gingerbread houses for the kids.  I hardly made it into the store before I noticed Gingerbread flavored Wilton Candy Melts.  Well, I’m not an astrologer but I know a sign from above when I see one!  Clearly I was meant to make Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls!

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Would you believe I’ve never made Oreo Cookie balls before?  Crazy, I know!  It’s not often you get to use only 3 ingredients to create something spectacular!  I was surprised by how soft and creamy these cookie balls were.  I loved the spicy and sweet molasses flavor from the cookies and the boldness from the gingerbread candy melts.  These will be a holiday hit for sure!  Next year on Black Friday, while everyone else is fighting over tv’s I’ll be hoarding all the holiday Oreo’s I can because these Oreo Cookie Balls will be a new family tradition!   You can learn more about OREO cookie balls and find fun takes on the classic recipe at http://www.snackworks.com/recipes/desserts/cookie-balls.aspx

 

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Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls
 
Ingredients
  • 1 8 oz block cream cheese, softened
  • 36 Gingerbread Oreo Cookies, crushed ( roughly equal to 3 cups)
  • 2 10 oz bags Gingerbread flavored candy melts ( I used Wilton)
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles, optional
Instructions
  1. Mix cookie crumbs and softened cream cheese in a bowl or a food processor until well blended. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place in freezer for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Heat candy melts in microwave according to package directions. Dip each ball into melted candy with a fork, allowing excess coating to drip off. Place cookie balls in a single layer on a wax paper lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for one hour or until coating has set.
  3. Place white chocolate chips in a sandwich bag. Microwave for 30 seconds, or until chocolate has melted. Snip a corner of the bag and drizzle chocolate over cookie balls. Cover with sprinkles if using. Return cookie balls to the refrigerator to allow chocolate to harden.

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14 Responses

  1. Destiny Tanya! I’m so glad those Oreos made it into your life. Oreo balls are such a holiday classic and IMPOSSIBLE to resist. Love your version!

  2. hehe, I love your brush with fate! And I love these oreo balls. I used to have a difficult boss, and anytime he would get flustered, I’d bring in a batch of oreo balls the next day. Nevermind the fact that he was diabetic, and shouldn’t have eaten them, hah!

    • Bribery is always our friend Christina! Thats a funny story!

  3. These look so yummy!!! I’ve been going slightly gingerbread crazy this year, making all kinds of gingerbread treats, so I was so excited when I saw these!!! They look AMAZING!!!

    • I cannot believe how good these were, I loved the gingerbread coating!

  4. We’ve been through a package of the gingerbread Oreos, but I am now going on a search for the gingerbread melts! This sounds fabulous!

    • I found them at Michaels. They are so good!

  5. Wow these are spectacular!!! It was meant to be!

  6. Gingerbread Oreos!! I must find some. These looks deliciously amazing! Not sure I would want to share.

  7. Such a good idea, Tanya! I saw the gingerbread melts but wasn’t totally sure what I’d do with them…..I love Oreo balls and these look fantastic!

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