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Thanksgiving Oreo Balls

Oreos are always such a crowd-pleaser, so it’s a great idea to include them in treats that you’re planning to share. These Thanksgiving Oreo balls are sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving celebrations and are the perfect fun-sized snack. 

These candy corn Oreo truffles are the perfect texture with Oreo crumbs with cream cheese, making it similar to a cake pop! 

Thanksgiving Oreo Balls on a white platter

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Why you’ll love this recipe

These Thanksgiving Oreo balls only require 4 simple ingredients which makes them so easy and quick to make, so if you’re not comfortable with your baking skills, not to worry, these are “fool-proof”! 

Ingredients for this golden Oreo truffles 

Golden Oreos: The main ingredient for this recipe
Cream cheese: Helps to bind together the cookie crumbs
Melted candy: Covers the Oreo balls with festive color.
Candy corn: To top the Oreo balls.

ingredients needed for Thanksgiving Oreo Balls

Substitutions 

If you can’t find golden Oreos, then feel free to use traditional Oreo cookies on the inside.

Equipment needed for this recipe

When it comes to making chocolate covered Oreo cookie balls, you can use a food processor or a meat mallet and Ziplock bag to smash up the cookies into crumbs. Have a microwave-safe bowl for melting the candy melts. Mixing bowls are needed for when you’re combining the cookie crumbs with the cream cheese. A baking sheet is helpful for holding the balls while they set, and using some parchment paper underneath will help minimize the mess. 

How to make Thanksgiving Oreo balls

mallet smashing cookies in a bag

Step 1: Crush the cookies – in a food processor, ziplock bag with rolling pin, meat mallet, etc.

ingredients rolled into a ball

Step 3: Using your hands, roll mixture into 48 one inch balls, and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Thanksgiving Oreo Ball being dipped in orange candy melts

Step 5: Melt the candy in separate bowls, according to package instructions, then remove the balls from the freezer. Dip the balls into the melted candy, and set on a parchment lined baking sheet.

crushed cookie and cream cheese

Step 2: Add the crushed cookies and cream cheese to a large bowl, and stir well to combine.

Thanksgiving Oreo Balls on a baking sheet to be baked

Step 4: Transfer the baking sheet to the freezer, and allow to chill for 1 hour to make dipping easier.

Thanksgiving Oreo Ball with candy corn on top

Step 6: Immediately top with a piece of candy corn.

Other fall treats to make 

These Candy Corn Cake Mix Cookies are the perfect cookie recipe to serve for Thanksgiving, or even at a Halloween party. Thanksgiving Cheesecake Dip is a must try to pair with any appetizers or dry snacks like cookies that you’re serving at Thanksgiving. Serve this Thanksgiving Fudge for dessert, fudge fans will go crazy for it! If you’re looking for another candy corn treat, then these Candy Corn Jello Cups would be perfect!

Common Questions

Can I use chocolate Oreos instead?

Yes, you can easily substitute original chocolate Oreo cookies instead of golden Oreos if that’s more your preference. 

Do Oreo balls need to be kept refrigerated?

It would be best if you keep your Thanksgiving balls in the fridge because it’ll help them hold their form if you’re storing them for a few days. 

Thanksgiving Oreo Balls on a white platter

Storage suggestions

Store these candy corn Oreo balls in an airtight container and place them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days for optimal freshness. 

Yield: 48

Thanksgiving Oreo Balls

Thanksgiving Oreo Balls on a white platter

These Thanksgiving Oreo balls are sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving celebrations and are the perfect fun-sized snack. 

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cool Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 13.29 oz package Golden Oreo Cookies
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 ½ cups each, yellow and orange candy melts
  • 48 Candy Corn

Instructions

    1. Crush the cookies - in a food processor, ziplock bag with rolling pin, meat mallet, etc.

    2. Add the crushed cookies and cream cheese to a large bowl, and stir well to combine.

    3. Using your hands, roll mixture into 48 one inch balls, and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.

    4. Transfer the baking sheet to the freezer, and allow to chill for 1 hour to make dipping easier.

    5. Melt the candy in separate bowls, according to package instructions, then remove the balls from the freezer. Dip the balls into the melted candy, and set on a parchment lined baking sheet.

    6. Immediately top with a piece of Candy Corn.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

48

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 428Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 56mgCarbohydrates: 100gFiber: 0gSugar: 93gProtein: 1g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

EsmeSalon

Saturday 9th of December 2023

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