Spicy Hot Cocoa OREO Cookie Balls

Spice up your dessert platter with these no bake cookie balls. Classic chocolate cookie balls get a new twist with added cinnamon and cayenne in the mix!

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 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 2 tsp. instant espresso
  • 2 Tbsp. instant hot cocoa mix 
  • 3 Tbsp. vanilla marshmallow bits

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Recipe Tips


Mix cream cheese, cookie crumbs, cinnamon and red pepper until blended.


Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min.


Mix melted chocolate and espresso powder until blended.


Dip cookie balls in melted chocolate mixture, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan. Sprinkle with dry instant hot cocoa mix, then marshmallow bits.


Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.