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Espresso Oreo Cookie Balls

Espresso Oreo Cookie Balls
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 48

Ingredients
  

  • 40 oreo cookies (or any cream filled chocolate cookies)
  • 8 oz package cream cheese, softened at room temp.
  • 2 tbsp instant espresso, divided
  • 12 oz package dark chocolate or semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Optional sprinkles for decoration
  • Optional cake pop sticks

Instructions
 

  • Crush cookies in a food processor or with a mallet in a plastic bag.
  • Mix crushed cookies with softened cream cheese and 1 Tablespoon of instant espresso, until well combined.
  • Shape the mixture into aprox. 1 inch balls, and place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper or foil. Using a small ice cream or meatball scoop makes fast work!
  • Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave according to package directions. Stir the remaining 1 Tablespoon of instant espresso into the melted chocolate.
  • Put the cookie balls on cake pop sticks (if using) and dip into the melted chocolate.
  • Place back on the cookie sheet and add sprinkles if using.
  • Place in the refrigerator until chocolate is set. Store in the refrigerator.
Keyword chocolate, cookie, cookie ball, espresso, Oreo