Spiced oreo truffles

There is nothing better than oreos dipped in chocolate, be it white, milk chocolate, or dark... except when you up the ante with a little spice. These treats are perfect for any event and any time of the day, But be careful they are addictive and bite-sized. So seconds, thirds, fourths, are a real possibility.

Spiced oreo truffles

Thesse definitely take some prep time, but it is well worth it and so give yourself thirty minutes to make the truffles. Then you will need time to let them cool.

The ingredients


  • 1 package of OREO cookies (16ounce)
  • 1 package of cream cheese(8 ounce)
  • 2 packages of chocolate (8 ounces)
  • 1 dried chili pepper(ground)

Directions


  1. Crush 9 of the cookies with a pinch of chili pepper to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use.
    (Cookies can also be finely crushed in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin.)
  2. Crush remaining cookies to fine crumbs in a medium bowl.
  3. Add cream cheese and a pinch of chili
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. Roll cookie mixture into about 42 balls, about 1-inch in diameter
  6. Dip balls in chocolate and place on wax paper-covered baking sheet. (
  7. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs.
  8. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

Oreo truffles