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Mint Oreo Truffles: St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Everyone loves Oreos! And these Mint Oreo Truffles couldn’t be easier and delicious. Just 3 simple ingredients is all you need.

Mint Oreo Truffles - ONLY 3 ingredients is all you need for these delicious St. Patrick's Day treats! The kids will have a blast crushing the Oreos, and helping form the balls. Dip in chocolate coating, add sprinkles and you have a fun treat! Pin to your Recipe Board!

So here’s the deal my friends…I’m not crazy about mint and I don’t really like cream cheese…but these Mint Oreo Truffles are AMAZING! Simple to make, only 2 ingredients plus the candy coating and I had the whole batch done in about 15 minutes (not counting the freezing time).

Just like the Snowman Oreo Truffles and the Football Oreo Truffles, these Mint Oreo Truffles are super easy yet they taste like you spent lots of time on them.

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Mint Oreo Truffles

Dipping the truffles in chocolate takes some patience, here are some tips that I found helpful…

  1. I like using White Almond Bark, it melts well and dipping is easy with it. However, because of the dark color of the truffles, it doesn’t coat completely.
  2. Add sprinkles not only because it’s fun, but it also hides any imperfections that the chocolate doesn’t cover. (These mini shamrocks would be fun too!)
  3. Work with just a small amount of melted chocolate at a time. Again, because of the dark color of truffles, there are small amounts that fall off into the chocolate.
  4. I like working with Wilton Candy Melts, but they are thicker than Almond Bark. If you find that your chocolate is thick, add a very small amount of cooking oil at a time and stir well until you get the desired consistency.
  5. Be sure to have all your sprinkles ready to go, the dipping process moves very quickly.
  6. Use the fork and knife method when dipping, use the fork to dip the truffles and let the excess chocolate drain between the fork back into the bowl. Then use a knife to gently move the truffle from the fork to the lined cookie sheet.

Mint Oreo Truffles - ONLY 3 ingredients is all you need for these delicious St. Patrick's Day treats! The kids will have a blast crushing the Oreos, and helping form the balls. Dip in chocolate coating, add sprinkles and you have a fun treat! Pin to your Recipe Board!

These Mint Oreo Truffles are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, but honestly they are great for any holiday, simply change up the colors and sprinkles and you have a delicious treat!

Mint Oreo Truffles - ONLY 3 ingredients is all you need for these delicious St. Patrick's Day treats! The kids will have a blast crushing the Oreos, and helping form the balls. Dip in chocolate coating, add sprinkles and you have a fun treat! Pin to your Recipe Board!

Mint Oreo Truffles: St. Patrick's Day Treats

Yield: 30-35
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Only 3 ingredients is all you need for these delicious St. Patrick's Day treats!

Ingredients

  • 1 package Mint Oreo cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounce) Cream Cheese, softened
  • Candy Coating - I used White Almond Bark and Wilton Green Candy Melts
  • Sprinkles, optional but fun

Instructions

  1. Using a Food Processor, crush Oreo cookies -centers included - into fine crumbs
  2. In a large bowl, place softened cream cheese
  3. Add the Oreo crumbs and combine well
  4. Roll into balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper
  5. Place in freezer at least 1 hour (I left mine a couple days and they were fine)
  6. Working with 1 chocolate coating, place almond bark or candy melts in a microwave safe bowl and melt. Depending on the amount you use, I start with 1 minute then stir, and continue heating for 20 seconds at a time, until the chocolate is almost melted.
  7. Working with a few truffles at a time, leaving the rest in the freezer,
  8. Coat truffles in chocolate
  9. Immediately add sprinkles if desired
Mint Oreo Truffles - ONLY 3 ingredients is all you need for these delicious St. Patrick's Day treats! The kids will have a blast crushing the Oreos, and helping form the balls. Dip in chocolate coating, add sprinkles and you have a fun treat!

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  2. I’ve never made these myself, but think I’ve had them before…so delicious! Now I know how to make them myself! Thanks for linking up at the #HomeMattersParty !

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  4. Oh my gosh, I need to make these! I have had other Oreo truffles but never the mint ones! This is on my to do list for this weekend. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!

    1. Awesome! I hope you like them Sara! Thanks for stopping by!
      ~Liz

  5. I love mint and cream cheese! Definitely want to make these for St. Patrick’s Day!

    1. I hope you get a chance to make the Oreo Truffles Heather! Let me know what you think!
      ~Liz

  6. Mint isn’t my favorite either but I would eat these in a heartbeat!

  7. Christine says:

    I dont do a whole lot of baking so this is going to appear to be a stupid question. What are candy melts and where do I find them? Thanks~!

    1. Hi Christine, candy melts are made by Wilton, you can find many different colors in the cake decorating aisles at Walmart {party section} or hobby stores like Hobby Lobby or Michael’s. And if you don’t bake a lot…this is the perfect treat for you, no baking required! 😉
      ~Liz

  8. These are so cute and so pretty! you have a lovely blog. I hope you’ll visit me at My Dream Canvas 🙂

  9. Amanda G. Jones says:

    Holy cow those are easy!!! Love this 🙂

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