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Halloween Oreo Truffle Ghosts

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This oreo truffles recipe is soooooooo fun! I obviously didn’t make it up, as they’ve been around forever (and almost always my fave item on a cookie tray!), but I did want to share a fun holiday version, so these cute Halloween oreo truffles are it! These 3-ingredient truffles come together quickly and are beyond delicious. I’ll show you how to turn these into a Halloween treat, but I’m also sharing other ideas for different holidays below. And be sure to try my mini cupcakes, Halloween charcuterie board, and spooky monster Halloween cookies next time you’re making a treat!

Hand holding Oreo truffle ghost.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

What You’ll Love About Halloween Oreo Truffles

  • Taste SO good
  • Fun and festive for Halloween
  • Easy to make
  • Made with just 3 ingredients
  • Fun for everyone to decorate
Halloween oreo truffle ghost.

Ingredients

  • Oreo cookies – You’ll obviously need oreos to make oreo truffle balls! Use regular oreos for a classic version, but if you want to switch up the flavors, you can use whatever flavor you like.
  • Cream cheese – Use full fat cream cheese for best results.
  • Candy melts – You’ll need a white “chocolate” that melts. You can use candy melts, white chocolate chips or almond bark.
  • Writing gel or candy eyes – This is what you’ll use to decorate the truffles to look like ghosts.
Ingredients to make Halloween oreo balls.

How to Make Oreo Truffles

This is an overview on how to make no-bake oreo truffles, the detailed instructions can be found below in the recipe card.

Make cookie crumbs. Process the oreos to a crumb texture in a food processor or blender.
Oreo crumbs in a food processor.
Make truffle dough. Add in cream cheese to oreo crumbs and pulse or blend until smooth.
Oreo truffle dough in food processor.
Scoop dough. Scoop out oreo balls and place on a lined baking sheet. Freeze until dough has firmed up.
Scooped oreo truffle dough on a cookie sheet.
Melt chocolate. Slowly melt the white chocolate, candy melts, or almond bark until smooth. You can melt in the microwave at about 15 second intervals, or over a double boiler.
Shape ghosts. Roll oreo truffles into a ghost, oblong shape.
Hand holding oreo truffle ghost.
Coat truffles. Using a fork, dip truffle into white chocolate and fully submerge so it’s totally covered. Let excess chocolate drip off and then set back on parchment paper. Add eyes. If using eye candy, place them on while chocolate is sticky, otherwise let chocolate harden and then draw on eyes with the writing gel.
Fork holding oreo truffle in melted chocolate.
Add eyes. If using eye candy, place them on while chocolate is sticky, otherwise let chocolate harden and then draw on eyes with the writing gel.
Oreo truffle ghost with eyes.

FAQs

Yes, this recipe can be used all year long and once you try it, you’ll want to make them on a regular basis. 🙂 Simply shape into balls and then you can decorate however you like! Here are some ideas:

  • Halloween Monster truffles – Similar to my monster cookies, you can use bright colors and monster eyes.
  • Christmas – Sprinkle with Christmas sprinkles while the chocolate is still tacky. Or drizzle with a red and green candy melt.
  • Valentine’s Day – Use a pink candy melt and top with heart sprinkles.
  • Birthday – Add bright and colorful sprinkles.

Can I use different type of oreos?

Yes, these are so simple and easy to customize. Next up on my list is to try golden oreos, YUM!

Storage Instructions

Do oreo truffles need to be refrigerated?

Yes, oreo truffle recipes like this one need to be stored in the refrigerator. Store in an airtight container for 3-4 days.

Can you freeze oreo truffles?

Yes, you can also freeze oreo truffles. Store in an airtight container, preferably wrapped in plastic wrap, that’s placed in freezer bags or stasher bags.

Halloween Oreo truffle ghost.

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Make these cute Halloween Oreo truffles for a fun and easy Halloween treat that’s almost too adorable to eat!


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. In a food processor or blender, process the Oreos until you have fine crumbs.
  2. Add in the cream cheese and process until combined.
  3. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop the dough into balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in the freezer for 10-15 minutes until the dough has firmed up. (This makes it easier to work with.)
  4. While the Oreo truffles are in the freezer, melt the candy melts, white chocolate chips or almond bark. You can use the microwave, microwaving in about 15 second increments and stirring in between or use a double boiler on the stove. 
  5. Remove the truffles from the freezer, roll each ball of dough out into the shape of a ghost. Then, using a fork, coat the entire truffle with melted white chocolate, tap off excess chocolate, and set back onto the parchment paper lined sheet pan. If you are using candy eyes for the eyes, be sure to place them on while the chocolate is still tacky.
  6. Allow the chocolate layer to harden. Once the chocolate is firm, use the black writing gel to draw the eyes and the mouth.


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