Thursday, June 7, 2012

Peppermint Oreo Truffles



Serving: 30
Ingredients:
1. 1 package of oreo cookies
2. 8 oz. cream cheese
3. 30 pieces of hard peppermint candies
4. 15 oz. of semi sweet chocolate
5. Optional: crushed coconut, almonds and cinnamon

Directions:
1. Crush up oreos into tiny crumb-like pieces
2. Crush up hard peppermint candies into crumb-like pieces
3. In the same bowl with the crushed oreos and peppermint candies, mix in cream cheese until well blended, creating a thick paste mixture
4. Form small sized balls and place in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes (roll the balls into a rounded structure after 15 minutes if unable to do so immediately after mixing the ingredients)
5. Using a double saucepan, melt the chocolate until completely melted
6. Roll the balls individual in the melted chocolate, covering it fully with chocolate
7. Before the chocolate hardens, you may sprinkle coconut, almonds or cinnamon to the top
8. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before serving