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Elf On The Shelf OREO Cookie Balls

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Add a little fun to your Elf on the Shelf activities this Christmas with these easy Elf On The Shelf OREO Cookie Balls
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cookie balls
Calories 183 kcal


  • 1 package Winter OREO Cookies or 30 OREO cookies
  • 4 ounce cream cheese softened
  • ½ 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
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  • Crush OREO cookies in a food processor until fine
  • Add 4 ounces of cream cheese to the food processor and pulse until combined well.
  • Form truffle balls by scooping filling with a small dough scoop or a teaspoon.
  • 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.
  • While dough is firming up melt 1 package candy melts with 1 ½-2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening.
  • 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)
  • Allow chocolate coating to harden. Once the coating has hardened melt the ¼ cup of red candy melts in a sandwich bag. Snip a corner and drizzle each cookie ball with the melted chocolate. Repeat with ¼ cup white candy melts. Allow the drizzle to harden before serving.

Recipe Expert Tips

  • 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.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 64IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 2mg
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