Make these Red Velvet Cookie Balls with cream cheese and crushed cookies. Dip these Red Velvet Cookie Balls into melted chocolate for a romantic treat.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 48 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
36 Golden Chocolate Creme OREO Cookies, finely crushed
1/2 tsp. red food coloring
4 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, broken into pieces, melted
2 Tbsp. red sprinkles
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese, cookie crumbs and food coloring until blended.
Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min. Dip in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper-covered baking sheet. Top with sprinkles.
Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
How to Make Cookie Crumbs
Crushing OREO Cookies is a cinch with a rolling pin and resealable plastic bag.
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 Melt Chocolate
Place chocolate in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted, stirring every 30 sec.
How to Easily Dip the Cookie Balls
To easily coat cookie balls with the melted chocolate, add balls, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use 2 forks to roll cookie balls in chocolate until evenly coated. Remove balls with forks, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Place cookie balls on prepared baking sheet; let stand until firm.
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.
How to Store
Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
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 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.