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Oreo Truffles!

17 Dec

Hello my loves! I’m back! I know, it’s been a while. Sorry about that. I’ve been busy with YouTube exams. So I’m gonna try to write this post before I get too lazy again.

So yesterday, I made Oreo truffles. Now don’t kill me, but I’m not a fan of Oreos. I’ll eat them if I have to, but I don’t know, I just don’t find them very tasty. It’s probably because I only like cookies that have chocolate chips in them or are dipped in chocolate. Anyways, I do love Oreo cheesecake- well, any cheesecake. So, when I saw Brown Eyed Baker’s post on Oreo and cream cheese truffles, I knew i had to try them. After all, I would do anything to get my hands on any kind of food with cream cheese in it. Anything.

And the best part about these truffles as that you can make them really quickly, and with only 4 ingredients! Also, they’re worth the effort it takes to smash that cream cheese and crush those Oreo cookies.

The truffles have an amazing texture, with a hard chocolate shell on the outside, and a rich, creamy, dense filling inside. It’s a strong burst of sweet cream cheese- Oreo goodness. Also, because I didn’t grind my Oreos superfine, I haad small, soft cookie pieces inside my truffles, which I actually liked.

Anyways, enough of me blabbering on about good these truffles are. Let’s get started on making them! Here’s the recipe I modified from Michelle, from Brown Eyed Baker.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of Oreos (30 cookies)
  • 1 250 gram package of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 cups melting chocolate wafers.
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening or oil.

Directions:

Crush the Oreo cookies (with the cream) in a food processor. I was kinda lazy to take the food processor out, so I put these bad boys in a Ziploc bag, grabbed a rolling-pin, and went all out. Let’s just say those Oreo cookies were wishing they’d never been born.

Mmmmm cream cheeeeeeseeeeee *drool*

Put the Oreo cookies in a large bowl. Add the cream cheese bit by bit. Using a spoon, mix the cream cheese well into the cookie crumbs until you have a mould-able dough. Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop little little balls from the mixture and shape them into proper rounds and place them on a wax paper-lined baking sheet. Once you’re done making the balls, refrigerate them for about 30 minutes until they’re firm.

Don't they look like poop balls? Woops, did I just say that out loud?

In a small bowl, melt the white and milk chocolate melting wafers in 30 second increments until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove the balls from the fridge, a few at a time, so they don’t become soft and aren’t hard to work with. Take one ball and dip it into the chocolate. I used a fork to hold the ball, and using a spoon in my other hand, I drizzled the melted chocolate over it to cover it completely. Place the ball back onto the wax paper using the fork. Using a spoon, drizzle the while chocolate over your truffle.

I know you’re thinking that my truffles have funky designs on them. That’s what happens when you give your noob of a brother some melted white chocolate and an ounce of trust. I’m kidding; the truffles actually look pretty cool, like some kind of abstract art. Not that I would ever tell him that.

 
Once you’re done dipping all the truffles, place them back into the fridge for another 30 minutes.
 

Serve the truffles, or store them in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks- if they last that long! If you’re having guests over, these babies will be gone before long. 

 

 The recipe says you should end up with about 4 dozen truffles. I only ended up making about 20. I think next time I’ll make the truffles much smaller in size. But really, they are so freakin’ good. Anyways, I hope you guys are all getting into the holiday spirit and spending your time off with friends, family, and all the people you love. Speaking of which, what are you doing for the Holidays? Me, I’m just gonna crawl up in bed and watch Friends. Hopefully I can drag my unsocial body out of bed and spend some time with friends and family for a bit. Wow, it took me 3 hours to write this post. Damn you, YouTube, you’ve done it again. Anyways, I should probably stop bugging you now. Take care my loves! Enjoy your holidays, and I hope wherever you are, you’re having an amazing time with wonderful people. See you soon.