Apr 2, 2013

Oreo BonBons

These are so easy to make!


OREO BONBONS

Ingredients:

1 pkg. Oreo Cookies
1 pkg. (8oz) cream cheese, room temperature
1 pkg. chocolate or vanilla bark/candy coating

Directions:
Crush the Oreo cookies. You can do this one of two ways: 1) Put a bunch in a ziploc bag. Close the bag and use a rolling pin to crush them into the smallest bits you can. The finer, the better. 2) Use a food processor or blender. I used a food processor and it takes no time at all to finely crush up an entire package of cookies. Oh, don't forget to eat a few while doing it... just to make sure they're OK. ;-)

Next, put the crushed oreos in a large bowl. Add the cream cheese and mix together really well. I recommend using your hands and smoosh it between your fingers. Maybe the kiddos would like to do this part?


Once it's all mixed together, it should look like a huge chocolate ball.




Take a small amount and roll into a ball. I used a tablespoon which ended up making large walnut sized balls. If you want to make smaller ones, you'll have more bonbons. Place the balls on a wax paper or aluminum foil-covered cookie sheet. Once you've rolled all the balls, place in the refrigerator.*


In a double-boiler, melt the candy coating (I used vanilla).** Stir every couple minutes.





After the bark is melted, use a small spoon and drop one ball in making sure it gets covered. Then scoop it out and place it back on the cookie sheet.*** Try to let some of the bark drip off in the pan otherwise you'll have a big mess on the cookie sheet. Repeat until all the balls are coated in bark.

Place back into the refrigerator until the coating is hard. Then place in a tightly covered bowl.

(Sorry, I forgot to take a photo of the finished product. I made these for birthday treat day at work and there were NONE left over.)



NOTES:
*I left the balls in the refrigerator overnight, but a few hours would be fine.

**If you don't have a double boiler, you could melt the bark in the microwave for a minute and then stir. Keep repeating until it's all melted. Or, I've filled a saucepan with water and placed a glass bowl on the rim as a makeshift double boiler.

***You can sprinkle color sugar, chocolate sprinkles, cocoa, etc on at this point if you wish. I forgot to do this part, but it didn't matter.

9 comments:

Faith... said...

Mmmm...don't know which recipe to make first! :)

Thanks for sharing!!!

cucki said...

Thank you ❤❤

Sandie said...

Choices - choices! Maybe to save the choice I should make both!

Carolyn NC said...

You're killing me..yum!

Aurelia Eglantine said...

Ooh, I love Oreos! What a neat idea; I'm not surprised you didn't have any left over, LOL :)

Elena said...

Yummy ....another great recipe!

Laurel Piontek said...

YUMMY!! No wonder there were none left!

ChrisG said...

Did you take the cream out of the Oreo's...looks like you did. I wonder if any chocolate cookie would work. They sound delicious.

Akila said...

Ooh, drool drool. Sounds yummy.