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Elf On The Shelf OREO Cookie Balls


Add a little fun to your Elf on the Shelf activities this Christmas with these easy Elf On The Shelf OREO Cookie Balls



  • 1 package Winter OREO Cookies or 30 OREO cookies
  • 4 ounce cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips
  • 1 bag red candy melts
  • 1 bag bright white candy melts
  • two 12 piece package Wilton Elf on the Shelf Icing Decorations


  1. Crush OREO cookies in a food processor until fine
  2. Add 4 ounces of cream cheese to the food processor and pulse until combined well.
  3. Form truffle balls by scooping filling with a small dough scoop or a teaspoon.
  4. Place each Oreo cookie ball onto a cookies sheet that has been lined with parchment paper. Once all OREO cookie balls have been formed place the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10-15 minutes.
  5. While dough is firming up melt 1 package candy melts with 1 1/2-2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening.
  6. Dip each OREO Truffle in the melted candy coating, set on parchment lined cookie sheet and insert a Wilton Elf on the Shelf icing decoration in center. (Found at Joanns and Target)
  7. Allow chocolate coating to harden. Once the coating has hardened melt the 1/4 cup of red candy melts in a sandwich bag. Snip a corner and drizzle each cookie ball with the melted chocolate. Repeat with 1/4 cup white candy melts. Allow the drizzle to harden before serving.


This batch will make about 36 cookie balls. The decorations come 12 to a packages. For the remaining cookie balls dip in the melted candy coating and decorated with a drizzle of white and red candy melts.

  • Category: Christmas Recipes
  • Method: Dipped
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2 Pieces
  • Calories: 119
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