OREO Cookie Ball Basketballs

42  Ratings
  • 40 min prep
  • 2 hr total
  • Makes 48 servings.


OREO Cookie Ball Basketballs Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 16 oz. orange candy coating wafers, melted
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

Instructions

  • Mix  cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended; shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate 20 min.
  • Dip  balls, 1 at a time, in candy coating, turning to evenly coat each ball. Return to baking sheet. Drizzle with semi-sweet chocolate to resemble basketballs.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Size WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

SubstitutePrepare using 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate tinted with a few drops EACH red and yellow food coloring.

How to Easily Dip Cookie BallsKeep the cookie balls refrigerated until ready to dip in the melted candy coating. Then, add balls, in batches, to bowl of melted coating. Use 2 forks to roll balls in coating until evenly coated. Remove balls with forks, letting excess coating drip back into bowl. Place balls in prepared pan; let stand until firm.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 48 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 130 
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 85 mg
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 11 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 0 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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