Santa Hat Cookie Ball Pops

Looking for the cutest Christmas dessert bites ever? These absolutely adorable sweets have an OREO Cookie and cream cheese center and will be a hit at your holiday party.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 1 lb. red candy coating wafers
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 cup ready-to-spread white frosting
  • ¼ cup white nonpareil s

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Recipe Tips


Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended. Roll into 42 (1-inch) balls, then shape each ball into cone shape. Place on waxed paper-covered baking sheet. Refrigerate 20 min.


Melt candy coating wafers as directed on package; stir in oil. Dip 1 lollipop stick into candy coating, then insert into bottom of each cone.


Dip cookie pops, 1 at a time, into candy coating, turning to evenly coat cookie pop with candy coating; return to baking sheet.


Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.


Spoon frosting into pastry bag fitted with star tip; use to decorate cookie pops to resemble Santa hats as shown in photo. Sprinkle edges and tips of hats with nonpareils. Keep refrigerated.