OREO-Cherry Bomb Cookie Balls

Need a patriotic holiday dessert for a crowd? These fun, bite size cookie balls look like fireworks with the maraschino cherry stem coming out of the top!

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 60 maraschino cherries  with stems, patted dry
  • 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) white baking chocolate, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. multi-colored sprinkles  (red, white and blue)

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Recipe Tips

1

Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.

2

Shape into 60 (3/4-inch) balls, using about 1 tsp. cream cheese mixture for each ball; press to flatten. Top each with 1 cherry, stem side up; wrap cream cheese mixture around cherry to completely enclose cherry. Place in shallow pan. Freeze 10 min.

3

Cover rimmed baking sheet with waxed paper. Hold cherry stems to dip cookie balls, 1 at a time, into melted chocolate, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate. Place on prepared baking sheet. Decorate as shown in photo.

4

Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.