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Peppermint Oreo Truffles

  • Author: Jessica Holmes
  • Prep Time: 75 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 18 truffles
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Peppermint Oreo truffles dipped in dark chocolate.


Ingredients

  • 250 grams (approximately 25) plain Oreo cookies
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) full fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract or essence
  • 200 grams (1 and 1/3 cup) dark chocolate
  • 3 peppermint candy canes

Instructions

  1. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Crush your candy canes using a mortar and pestle or similar.
  2. Add Oreo cookies to a food processor and whiz until they turn to fine crumbs. Add cream cheese and peppermint essence whiz again. The mixture should start to stick together.
  3. Roll small teaspoons of the mixture into balls using your hands and place onto prepared tray. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill.
  4. Meanwhile, melt chocolate in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds, until smooth.
  5. One at a time, dip the balls into the chocolate and gently remove using a fork. Shake off the excess chocolate and place back onto the tray. Sprinkle each truffle with crushed candy cane.
  6. Once the truffles are done, pop them back into the fridge for 30 minutes to set.

Keywords: Chocolate, Peppermint, Truffles, Christmas

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