Minion Reindeer Oreo Balls
Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 48
 
Ingredients
  • 1 package regular (not Double Stuf) Oreo Cookies
  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese (you can even use the ⅓ less fat variety)
  • 1 packageyellow candy melts
  • ¼ packagechocolate almond bark (may also use chocolate chips!)
  • candy eyes
  • pretzels
  • brown m&ms, optional
Instructions
  1. In the bowl of a food processor, add all the Oreos minus two from the package.
  2. Pulse until the Oreos are crushed well.
  3. Add in the cream cheese and pulse until well combined.
  4. Place mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill.
  5. In a microwave-safe bowl, place half the package of yellow candy melts.
  6. Microwave on high for 1 minute, stir well. Microwave an additional 30 seconds if not completely melted.
  7. Take out the chilled Oreo mixture and shape into 1 inch balls.
  8. Using toothpicks or a fork, dip the balls into the melted candy, set on a piece of waxed paper to dry.
  9. While drying add the candy eyes to the top half of the dipped Oreo balls.
  10. Then melt the chocolate almond bark in the microwave using the method above.
  11. Dip the bottom half of the yellow dipped Oreo balls into the chocolate making sure to tap off as much excess chocolate as possible.
  12. Add two brown m&ms to the bottom front to be the feet (optional)
  13. Once dry, break pretzels into pieces resembling antlers and carefully poke them into the top of the Oreo balls. You can start the holes for the pretzels with a toothpick!
  14. You can also dip a toothpick into the melted chocolate to add a mouth.
  15. Refrigerate for about an hour...enjoy!
Recipe by Smashed Peas & Carrots at http://smashedpeasandcarrots.com/minion-reindeer-oreo-balls/