Caramel-Apple OREO Cookie Balls

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 16 oz. red candy coating wafers
  • 2 Tbsp. plus 1-1/2 tsp. oil, divided
  • 3 pieces red string licorice, each cut into 16 pieces
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips

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Recipe Tips


Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.


Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls; place in single layer in shallow parchment-lined pan. Press indentation into top of each ball. Refrigerate 15 min.


Meanwhile, microwave candy wafers and 2 Tbsp. oil in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until wafers are completely melted, stirring every 30 sec..


Dip cookie balls, 1 at a time, in melted candy mixture; return to prepared pan. Insert licorice piece into top of each ball for the apple's stem. Refrigerate 1 hour.


Microwave butterscotch chips and remaining oil in microwaveable bowl 45 sec. or until chips are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 30 sec.


Dip each ball halfway into butterscotch mixture; return to prepared pan. Refrigerate 20 min. or until firm. Keep refrigerated.