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RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

Posted by cookingrvc (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 1, 03 at 21:56

Posted this on the Recipe forum, but it makes better sense here...

Oreo Truffles

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
1 pound Oreo Cookies -- 3 sleeves
1 8 oz Cream Cheese -- room temp
1 pound Melting milk chocolate
1/2 pound Melting White chocolate -- (Can vary the colors depending upon the occasion)

Using a food processor, grind cookies to a fine powder
Using mixer, blend cookie powder and cream cheese until thoroughly mixed (should be no white traces of cream cheese).

Roll into small balls and place on wax-lined cookie sheet.
Refrigerate for 45 mintues.

Line two cookie sheets with wax paper.
In double-boiler, melt milk chocolate.
Dip balls and coat thoroughly.
With slotted tool, life ball out of choclate and let excess chocolate drip off.
Place on wax-paper lined cookie sheet.
In separate double boiler, melt white chocolate.
Using a fork, drizzle white chocolate over balls.
Let cool.

If not eating that day. store in airtight container, in refrigerator.

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

Sue do these stay soft and moist? I am definitely picking up a package of oreos next time I am out.


RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

Me too! I will be adding these to my candy trays! they look yummy - thanks Sue!

RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

I don't have a food processor. Would the commercially produced Oreo crumbs work?

RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

Egads, those look incredible. And I do not care for truffles.

RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

They firm up in the fridge, which I prefer. At room temp they are very soft, and yes, they are very moist.

Although I have never seen them, I imagine the ready-made crumbs are not as fine as they should be for this recipe. The crumbs really need to be made into a powder for best results. Perhaps you can pound them witha mallet to get them a little finer. Let us know how that works out for you.

I brought these into work today and had a number of requests for the recipe. Folks seem to like them as much as we do.


RE: RECIPE: Oreo Truffles - Pic

Oreo Truffles are delicious! I bought some this year at a school bake sale. It was the first I'd ever heard of them.


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