Friday, December 17, 2010

mmmmmm chocolate . . .

Happy National Covered in Chocolate Day!

Oreo Truffles

1 (16 ounce) package OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, divided
1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 (8 ounce) packages BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, melted
1.Crush 9 of the cookies to fine crumbs in food processor; reserve for later use. (Cookies can also be finely crushed in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin.) Crush remaining 36 cookies to fine crumbs; place in medium bowl. Add cream cheese; mix until well blended. Roll cookie mixture into 42 balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
2.Dip balls in chocolate; place on wax paper-covered baking sheet. (Any leftover chocolate can be stored at room temperature for another use.) Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs.
3.Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store leftover truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

How to How to Easily Dip Truffles Place truffle ball in melted chocolate to coat; roll if necessary. Lift truffle from chocolate using 2 forks (this will allow excess chocolate to run off) before placing on wax paper.


Shari said...

I want that picture as my desktop back ground. Except it makes me want to eat a whole pound of chocolates.

Katie O'Sullivan said...

Need to try this. Now.
Thanks for a really inspiring recipe!

Bitsy Bling Books said...

OH MY to die for covered in chocolate goodness!

Carol Riggs said...

Yummers on that recipe, even tho I don't think it's your recipe for the blogfest! I copied that one fer sher. Will check back later to see if you have a blogfest post. Merry Christmas!

Chris Phillips said...

Those look great!