Made with cream cheese, crushed OREO Cookies and instant coffee, these white chocolate-dipped Cappuccino Cookie Balls are sure to please the coffee lovers on your gift list.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 48 servings
1-1/4 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee, divided
1 tsp. water
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
34 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
1-3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
3 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S White Chocolate, broken into small pieces, melted
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Let's Make It
Add 1 tsp. coffee granules to water in medium bowl; stir until dissolved. Add cream cheese, cookie crumbs and 1-1/2 tsp. cinnamon; mix well. Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls.
Crush remaining coffee granules with back of spoon; stir into melted chocolate.
Dip cookie balls into melted chocolate mixture, turning to completely coat each ball; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon.
Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
Pack these delicious cookie balls in small containers. Then, add a colorful bow and gift tag to each container and you've got the perfect holiday or hostess gift.
How to Store
Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
How to Make the Cookie Crumbs
Crushing OREO Cookies is a cinch with a rolling pin and a resealable plastic bag. Or, process the cookies in your food processor or blender.
How to Easily Dip the Cookie Balls
To easily coat balls with the melted chocolate, add balls, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use 2 forks to roll balls in chocolate until evenly coated. Remove balls with forks, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Place balls in prepared pan; let stand until firm.
How to Melt the Chocolate
Place chocolate in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted, stirring every 30 sec.
If any melted chocolate remains after all balls are coated, store in tightly covered container at room temperature until ready to use for another use.
Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
48 servings, 1 cookie ball each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.