Your favorite cookie in a bite-sized truffle that can be decorated for any holiday or occasion!
Close up of finished Oreo Truffles and one broken in half to see the chocolaty insides!

This delicious and easy dessert takes one of your favorite cookies and puts it in a bite-sized finger food dessert form! These Valentine Oreo Truffles are dressed up for the day of love but can be customized for any occasion or holiday!

Close up Oreo Truffles

These truffles, along with cake balls always seem so intimidating to me for some reason. Then when I actually make them I am reminded how easy they are but how much of an impact they make to those eating them!

I really need to make these more and they are so versatile that they can be decorated for any occasion. Different colored sprinkles, chocolate or other melted color candy melt drizzle, the sky is the limit!

Valentine Oreo Truffle Ingredients

  • 18 Oreo Cookies
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 cups white Candy Melts
  • 2-3 ounces of red rolling fondant
Candy Melts, cream cheese, oreoes and red fondant. Easy Valentine Truffle Ingredients

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Oreo Truffle Kitchen Tools Needed:

How to Make Valentine Oreo Truffles

Using a food processor, or blender such as Blendtec, pulse the cookies until they are a fine crumb.

Mini chopper food processor with chopped up oreo cookies

In a small mixing bowl, combine Oreo crumbs and cream cheese and mix to combine.

Mixing Bowl with oreo crumbs and cream cheese

With your hands, roll 1 inch balls of the oreo mixture and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

While those are chilling, roll 1/4 inch balls from the fondant. You will need roughly 30-40.

Red Fondant rolled into small quarter inch balls

Squish two balls together and pinch the bottom to create a heart point.

Two fondant balls pushed together to form a fondant heart

Repeat for all the fondant balls. In a microwave-safe bowl, add the candy melts and coconut oil and microwave in 30-second increments until smooth and creamy. Be sure to mix between intervals.

Using a fork, dip the Oreo balls into the chocolate mixture and tap off excess candy melt. Place back on to the parchment-lined baking sheet.

Truffles being dipped into a bowl of melted white chocolate.

While the candy melt coating is still wet, add your fondant heart(s).

Adding fondant hearts to the tops of chocolate dipped oreo truffles

Let them sit for about 45 minutes until the candy melt shell hardens, then enjoy!

Bowl of finished oreo truffles and a cut open one in front
Close up of Oreo Truffle cut in half.

OREO TRUFFLE STORAGE

Store these in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week…if they even last that long!

Valentine Oreo Truffle Recipe

YIELD 15 truffles

Oreo Truffles

PREP TIME 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME 1 hour 35 minutes
Your favorite cookie in a bite-sized truffle that can be decorated for any holiday or occasion!
Close up of finished Oreo Truffles and one broken in half to see the chocolaty insides!
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Ingredients

  • 18 each Oreo cookies
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2-3 oz rolling fondant, red
  • 2 cups White Wilton Candy Melts
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Instructions

Oreo Truffles

  • In a food processor or Blendtec Blender, pulse cookies until they are broken down to fine crumbs.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine Oreo crumbs and cream cheese and mix to combine.
  • Once combined, roll the Oreo mixture into 1 inch balls. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Chill truffle balls for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Fondant Heart Decoration

  • While the truffles chill, shape fondant hearts: Roll 30-40 fondant spheres to 1/4 inch size. Press 2 spheres together pinching at the bottom to form a heart.

Outside Candy Coating

  • Place candy melts and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring between each interval, until smooth.
  • Remove chilled truffles from refrigerator
  • Using a fork, dip the truffle into the melted candy. Tap to remove excess chocolate and place back on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Top each truffle with a fondant heart (or other decoration: sprinkles, edible glitter, confectionaries)
  • Allow to sit for at least 45 minutes or until candy coating has hardened.

Notes

You may also use sprinkles, jimmies, nonpareils or coarse sugar as decorations in place of the fontant.  YOu may also use a tube of icing.  Mix it up for different holidays or leave them plain for more classic look.  Also consider drizzling another color of candy melt or chocolate over the top for interest.  

Nutrition

Serving: 1each | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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