Simple Homemade Oreo Truffles (3 ingredients)

If you’re a fan of Oreo cookies, this recipe is just for you!

These simple Homemade Oreo Truffles are soft and fudgy from the inside, dipped in creamy white chocolate, and sprinkled with more Oreo crumbs on top. They’re made with only 3 ingredients!

Make these in less than 20 minutes and with no oven involved!

Simple homemade Oreo truffles

What are Oreo truffles made of?

You can make this easy dessert recipe with only 3 ingredients: crushed Oreos, melted white chocolate and softened cream cheese. Yup! that simple!

3 delicious and simple ingredients for an amazingly tasting dessert that’s extremely easy to make.

How do you crush Oreos without a food processor?

When you need to crush Oreos but you don’t have a food processor at hand, you can just place all of your Oreos in a closed ziplock bag, then bang or roll a rolling pin over the cookies until they’re crushed as much as you need them to be.

Simple homemade Oreo truffles

Why are my Oreo balls oily?

When rolling your Oreo balls, they will look oily, and that’s perfectly normal. When the truffle filling is a bit warm, the cream cheese and Oreo release a bit of oil and the Oreo cream cheese balls may seem oily. This will disappear as soon as you pop them into the freezer

Ingredients you’ll need for these 3-ingredient Oreo truffles

You’ll need only 3 simple ingredients to make this easy recipe:

  • Oreo Cookies. You can use any chocolate-creme sandwich cookies of your choice
  • Cream Cheese. This will be the “glue” to your truffles
  • White Chocolate. White chocolate chips or chopped white chocolate bars. You can also use white candy melts, but I always opt for good quality chocolate, since there are only 3 ingredients, the quality of the ingredients stands out more easily.

Take a look at the recipe card at the bottom of this post for exact quantities.

Simple homemade Oreo truffles

How do you make Oreo truffles?

There are just a few easy steps to make these chocolatey truffles:

First, prepare a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside

Second, crush your Oreo cookies into fine crumbs using a food processor or a rolling pin. Scoop out 2 Tablespoons of the cookie crumbs and set them aside

Then, add the full-fat cream cheese and mix until a thick paste is formed. Using a small cookie scoop or a tablespoon, measure the mixture and use your hands to shape them into small balls. Place them in the cookie sheet and freeze for 30 minutes.

While the balls are in the freezer, place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt the white chocolate in the microwave, in 30-second intervals, or use a double boiler and use the water bath method. Take a look at my post Melting Chocolate 101 for more information on how to properly melt the chocolate.

Remove the balls from the freezer. Start by sinking your truffle into the melted chocolate until fully covered, then slide the edge of a fork under the truffle and lift it up. Tap into the edge of the bowl and slide the bottom of the fork into the edge of the bowl to get rid of the excess chocolate. Use a toothpick to slide the truffle out of the fork and into the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle the top of the truffle immediately with the remaining cookie crumbs.

Lastrly, refrigerate for 30 minutes until the chocolate shell is completely set and serve immediately.

Can Oreo balls be left out?

These delicious Oreo truffles have cream cheese in them, which is why they are better kept in the refrigerator when not being served.

Not only they could potentially go bad if kept in a very warm place, but they start to get soft and crumbly.

How long will Oreo truffles keep in the refrigerator?

These cookie truffles are better kept in the refrigerator, just until ready to serve. They will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Can Oreo Truffles be frozen?

Yes! We know how hectic Christmas time or the Holiday season can get, and this is a great make-ahead treat.

You can make these Easy Oreo truffles and freeze them in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Make sure you place a piece of parchment paper between each layer of truffles to avoid them from sticking together.

Simple homemade Oreo truffles

Substitutions and Add-ins

Mint Oreo truffles: Add a few drops of peppermint extract to the cookie mixture, and top with crushed candy canes instead of cookie crumbs

Chocolate Oreo truffles: Substitute the white chocolate for milk chocolate, bittersweet chocolate or dark chocolate. Use chocolate drizzle instead of cookie crumbs for garnish

Golden Oreo truffles: Use Golden Oreos instead of Chocolate Oreos

Peanut butter Oreo Truffles: Substitute the cream cheese for peanut butter

Rainbow Oreo Truffles: dye the white chocolate in different colors, or with the color of your choice, then cover your truffles with it

Take a look at this video of these easy Simple Homemade Oreo truffles so you can see how quickly they’re made!

Take a look at the links below for more Oreo and truffle recipes, or click here for more Treat recipes.

Easy Brownie Truffles

Oreo Ice Cream Pie recipe

Caramel Bourbon Oreo Ice Cream

Oreo Milkshake recipe without ice cream

Sugar Free Truffles

Coconut, Cranberry & Pistachio truffles

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Simple homemade Oreo truffles
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Simple Homemade Oreo Truffles (3 ingredients)

These simple Homemade Oreo Truffles are made with only 3 ingredients, they're soft and fudgy from the inside, dipped in creamy white chocolate, and sprinkled with more Oreo crumbs on top.
Prep Time30 mins
freezer30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Treats, Jams & Sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Maria Corcuera, no churn coffee liqueur brownie ice cream sweet fix baker, oreo truffle, oreo truffle balls, oreo truffle recipe, oreo truffles, oreo truffles recipe
Servings: 35 truffles
Author: Maria Corcuera

Ingredients

  • 36 cookies 1 Package (14 oz) Oreo cookies No double stuff
  • 8 oz full-fat Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 3 Cups White chocolate chopped or chips

Instructions

  • Prepare a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside. Crush your Oreo cookies into fine crumbs using a food processor or a rolling pin. Scoop out 2 Tablespoons of the cookie crumbs and set them aside
    36 cookies 1 Package (14 oz) Oreo cookies
  • Add the full-fat cream cheese and mix until a thick paste is formed. Using a small cookie scoop or a tablespoon, measure the mixture and use your hands to shape them into small balls. Place them in the cookie sheet and freeze for 30 minutes.
    8 oz full-fat Cream Cheese
  • In the meantime, place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt the white chocolate in the microwave, in 30-second intervals, or use a double boiler and use the water bath method. Take a look at my post Melting Chocolate 101 for more information on how to properly melt the chocolate.
    3 Cups White chocolate
  • Remove the balls from the freezer. Start by sinking your truffle into the melted chocolate until fully covered, then slide the edge of a fork under the truffle and lift it up. Tap into the edge of the bowl and slide the bottom of the fork into the edge of the bowl to get rid of the excess chocolate. Use a toothpick to slide the truffle out of the fork and into the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle the top of the truffle immediately with the remaining cookie crumbs.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes until the chocolate shell is completely set and serve immediately.

Video

Notes

Substitutions and Add-ins

Mint Oreo truffles: Add a few drops of peppermint extract to the cookie mixture, and top with crushed candy canes instead of cookie crumbs
Chocolate Oreo truffles: Substitute the white chocolate for milk chocolate, bittersweet chocolate or dark chocolate. Use chocolate drizzle instead of cookie crumbs for garnish
Golden Oreo truffles: Use Golden Oreos instead of Chocolate Oreos
Peanut butter Oreo Truffles: Substitute the cream cheese for peanut butter
Rainbow Oreo Truffles: dye the white chocolate in different colors, or with the color of your choice, then cover your truffles with it

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