OREO Jack-o'-Lantern Cookie Balls

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


OREO Jack-o'-Lantern Cookie Balls Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, crushed
  • 16 oz. orange candy coating wafers, melted
  • 48 green licorice pieces (1 inch)
  • 1 Tbsp. coarse orange-colored sugar
  • 1 tube (0.67 oz.) black decorating gel

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 coating, turning to evenly coat each ball. Return to baking sheet. Immediately insert 1 licorice piece into top of each ball for pumpkin stem. Sprinkle lightly with colored sugar. Draw jack-o'-lantern faces with decorating gel.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Size WiseEnjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

How to Easily Dip Cookie BallsKeep the cookie balls refrigerated until ready to dip in the melted 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.

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

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Nutrition Information

Makes 48 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 100 
    • Total fat 6 g
    • Saturated fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 70 mg
    • Carbohydrate 14 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 11 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 0 %DV
    • Iron 0 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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