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Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls

A super fun Halloween recipe, these cute Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls are so easy to whip up and are perfect for gatherings or gifts!

A HALLOWEEN THEMED OREO BALL

Look at how adorable these Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls are! They look like they took a lot of work but I promise they are easier to make than you might think and they taste so good! You can really decorate these for any holiday. They are perfect to make for parties, as gifts for friends and family or just to have to munch on at home. If you are an Oreo lover and want an adorable treat, you have to make this Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Ball recipe!

Close up of one finished Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Do I have to use a food processor?

No, if you do not have a food processor you can just place them in a bag and crush them up with a rolling pin.

Can I use other flavored Oreos?

Absolutely! These work with so many different flavors! Some great flavors are Golden Oreos, Mint, Red Velvet, etc.

Do I have to use almond bark?

No, if you want you can also use candy melts for this. You can get them in orange to save you time with the coloring. I just like almond bark for the flavor and the ease of melting.

How do I store leftovers?

These can be stored in a single layer in an airtight container in the refrigerator where they will keep for up to 3 days. These can also be frozen. Place in a single layer in a freezer container and they will keep for up to 6 months. To defrost, remove to the refrigerator overnight until thawed.

Pinterest image of Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls spread over wooden board with more in bowl, Pinterest image.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • Double Stuf Oreo cookies
  • cream cheese
  • white almond bark
  • orange gel food coloring
  • green M&M’s 
  • black gel icing
Ingredients needed: Double Stuf Oreos, cream cheese, white almond bark, orange food coloring, green M&M’s and black gel icing.

HOW TO MAKE JACK-O-LANTERN OREO BALLS:

Crush Oreos using a food processor. Make sure to get as fine as possible. It should resemble wet sand in texture. In a stand mixer combine crushed Oreos and the block of cream cheese. Mix on low until all is combined.

Cream cheese and Oreo crumbs mixed together in bowl of stand mixer.

Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out mixture and roll into 1-inch balls.

Cookie scoop scooping out some of the Oreo mixture.

Place the cookie balls onto a large lined sheet pan with parchment paper. Place the pan into the freezer for at least 45 minutes.

Rounded balls placed on parchment lined baking sheet.

When cookie balls are ready, prepare the coating. In a microwave-safe bowl melt the white almond bark in the microwave for 60 seconds, take out and stir. Place back into the microwave for 15 second intervals, stirring in between until the almond bark is melted completely and smooth. Then stir in a few drops of orange food coloring. You can add more food coloring to get your desired color.

White chocolate melted with food coloring added.

Take the cookie balls out of the freezer and drop them 1 or 2 at a time into the orange melted almond bark. Roll and coat the truffle to ensure it is completely covered. Using a fork lift up the truffle and let the excess drip off (do not poke with the fork prongs). Place the coated balls back on the parchment lined sheet pan.

Fork holding up covered Oreo Ball in orange chocolate.

Before the coating hardens, place a green M&M on top. Continue with dipping the rest of the cookie balls and adding a green M&M on top. Once they are all done, place tray back into the refrigerator for 15 mins or until the almond bark is set.

Balls placed back on parchment lined baking sheet topped with green M&M's.

Once they are set, take them back out of the refrigerator. Using the black gel icing, pipe on jack-o-lantern faces.

Oreo Balls decorated with black gel icing with Jack-O-Lantern face.

Then enjoy!

Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls on wooden board with some in bowl in background.

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Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls

A super fun Halloween recipe, these cute Jack-O-Lantern Oreo Balls are so easy to whip up and are perfect for gatherings or gifts!
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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Chill Time:: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 24

Ingredients

  • 15.35 ounce package Double Stuf Oreo cookies
  • 8 ounce block cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 24 ounce package white almond bark
  • orange food coloring
  • green M&M’s
  • black gel icing

Instructions

  • Crush Oreos using a food processor. Make sure to get as fine as possible. It should resemble wet sand in texture.
  • In a stand mixer combine crushed Oreos and the block of cream cheese. Mix on low until it is all combined.
  • Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out mixture and roll into 1-inch balls.
  • Place the cookie balls onto a large lined sheet pan with parchment paper. Place the pan into the freezer for at least 45 minutes.
  • When cookie balls are ready, prepare the coating. In a microwave-safe bowl melt the white almond bark in the microwave for 60 seconds, take out and stir. Place back into the microwave for 15 second intervals, stirring in between until the almond bark is melted completely and smooth. 
  • Then stir in a few drops of orange food coloring. You can add more food coloring to get your desired color.
  • Take the cookie balls out of the freezer and drop them 1 or 2 at a time into the orange melted almond bark. Roll and coat the truffle to ensure it is completely covered. Using a fork lift up the truffle and let the excess drip off (do not poke with the fork prongs). Place the coated ball back on the parchment lined sheet pan.
  • Before the coating hardens, place a green M&M on top. Continue with dipping the rest of the cookie balls and adding a green M&M on top. Once they are all done, place tray back into the refrigerator for 15 mins or until the almond bark is set.
  • Once they are set, take them back out of the refrigerator. Using the black gel icing, pipe on jack-o-lantern faces. Then enjoy!

Notes

  • Colored candy melts can be used in place of the almond bark.
  • Make sure to let these chill, once after making the balls and then after coating.
  • Use gel food coloring not the liquid kind. Liquid can make the chocolate seize up.
  • These can be frozen, see above on how to do that.
  • Use any of your favorite Oreo flavors.
  • You can use regular Oreos instead of Double Stuf if you’d like.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Sodium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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