I wish I could tell you what my husband said when he ate these. But it's not that kinda site. Let's just say he really enjoyed them. A little too much.
I first learned about these a year ago at Christmas. My cousin in law Lesley introduced me to these. I popped one of these in my mouth and my life has never been the same since. So I guess these are a "classic" but since I had never heard of them until just a year ago, I need to spread the gospel. Are you with me? Amen child.
Just four ingredients. Four little ingredients to make your taste buds tap dance:
Bittersweet Chocolate Chips
Throw the Oreos and cream cheese into a food processor. You can do them both at once. I literally had it pulsing for a good three minutes and then realized I forgot the cream cheese. I can't think when I'm sober.
Blend together until it's nice and creamy. Ok. So LISTEN TO ME. Do not try this mixture or you will have about 50% less truffles than you set out to make. I mean. HOLY COW is this good.
Unrelated: How cute is Ralphy? His Mom and Dad are in Hawaii so we get him a little longer. We just love him. He's sleeping next to me in bed right now. He's such a little snuggle bunny.
Anyway, I bought a mini ice cream scoop and it's the best thing I've bought for my kitchen in awhile. It comes in very handy. Just scoop them out and roll with your hands so they are as smooth as possible.
I've never done this, but I put them in the freezer for about 20 minutes. This helped them from melting and getting squishy in the hot melted chocolate. Between a spatula and a fork I managed to get these covered. For some reason, I am not very good at this part.
Let them cool and then drizzle with white chocolate. OR, dip them in white chocolate and drizzle with dark chocolate. OR OR OR dip them in white chocolate AND dark chocolate and then sprinkle crushed Oreos on top. And then cast them in iron so you can save them FOREVER.
Aren't these pretty?
Make like 400.
And save 350 for yourself.
Do you have any variation to this recipe? We'd love to hear about it. Stay sweet and stay hungry!
Oreo Truffle Recipe
1 Package of Oreos
3 Cups Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips, melted
1 Cup White Chocolate, melted
1 Package of Cream Cheese
Blend Oreos and cream cheese in blender. Form into truffle size balls. Place in freezer. While truffles are chilling, melt semi sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips over individual double boilers. Once melted, roll Oreo balls into semi sweet chocolate to coat. Drizzle white chocolate on top and chill in the fridge. Try to not self induce diabetic shock.
Have you had any luck dyeing the chocolate? When i've tried it hardens right away...ReplyDelete
lucky is the man married to the woman who can do such things! (and Randy is too cute - keep him!)...ReplyDelete
oops, sorry Ralphy!ReplyDelete
@lesley - i haven't tried that yet. when i add a little canola oil to the chocolate that tends to loosen it up. Maybe try that?ReplyDelete
Jaisa -- How long in advance can you make these?ReplyDelete
I would say up to 5 days. They are the best fresh, of course, but you can make them ahead of time and just keep them in the fridge or freezer.ReplyDelete
We made these last night as X-mas gifts for all the people we wanted to thank at school. They turned out YUMMMMMMY and pretty!ReplyDelete
These were amazing. They lasted about 2 days in my house. to die for.ReplyDelete
Made them for my students today. Now your recipe is posted onto their online homework website. I expect many extra credit truffles come the end of the partial! :)ReplyDelete