Ugly Christmas Sweater OREO Cookie Balls

69  Ratings
  • 35 min prep
  • 1 hr 45 min total
  • Makes 40 servings, 1 cookie ball each.

Ugly Christmas Sweater OREO Cookie Balls Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 2 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 1/3 cup decorations (colored sugars, colored sprinkles and assorted small holiday candies)
  • 2 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted


  • Mix  cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended; shape into 40 (1-inch) balls. Place on waxed paper-covered rimmed baking sheet. Freeze 10 min.
  • Dip  20 cookie balls, a few at a time, into melted semi-sweet chocolate, turning to evenly coat each ball with chocolate. Return to baking sheet. Immediately add decorations as desired to make balls resemble ugly Christmas sweaters.
  • Repeat  with remaining cookie balls, using melted white chocolate and remaining decorations.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour or until firm.

Recipe Tips

How to StoreKeep cookie balls refrigerated.

SubstituteSubstitute assorted colors of melted candy coating wafers for the melted chocolates.

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


Nutrition Information

Makes 40 servings, 1 cookie ball each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 130 
    • Total fat 8 g
    • Saturated fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 70 mg
    • Carbohydrate 16 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 12 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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