OREO-Cherry Bomb Cookie Balls

971  Ratings
  • 45 min prep
  • 1 hr 55 min total
  • Makes 60 servings, 1 cookie ball each.

OREO-Cherry Bomb Cookie Balls Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 60 maraschino cherries with stems, patted dry
  • 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles (red, white and blue)


  • Mix  cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.
  • Shape  into 60 (3/4-inch) balls, using about 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture for each ball; press to flatten. Top each with 1 cherry, stem side up; wrap cream cheese mixture around cherry to completely enclose cherry. Place in shallow pan. Freeze 10 min.
  • Cover  rimmed baking sheet with waxed paper. Hold cherry stems to dip cookie balls, 1 at a time, into melted chocolate, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate. Place on prepared baking sheet. Decorate as shown in photo.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using 16 oz. white candy coating wafers.

Special ExtraDecorate with melted red and blue candy coating wafers and/or red and blue colored sugars.

Halve the RecipeFor a smaller group, this recipe can be easily halved. Just halve all the ingredients and roll into 30 balls, using 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture for each ball. Continue as directed. Makes 30 servings, 1 cookie ball each.


Nutrition Information

Makes 60 servings, 1 cookie ball each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 100 
    • Total fat 5 g
    • Saturated fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol <5 mg
    • Sodium 50 mg
    • Carbohydrate 14 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 11 g
    •     Includes added sugars 10 g
    • Protein <1 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium 0 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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