Spicy Hot Cocoa-OREO Cookie Balls

Time
00h 00
Makes
23 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese , softened
  • 36 OREO Cookies , finely crushed
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 0.5 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate , melted
  • 2 tsp. instant espresso
  • 2 Tbsp. instant hot cocoa mix
  • 3 Tbsp. vanilla marshmallow bits

Putting it together

  1. Mix cream cheese, cookie crumbs, cinnamon and red pepper until blended.
  2. Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min.
  3. Mix melted chocolate and espresso powder until blended.
  4. Dip cookie balls in melted chocolate mixture, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan. Sprinkle with dry instant hot cocoa mix, then marshmallow bits.
  5. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Keep refrigerated.
  6. TIPS & TRICKS
  7. Substitute: Top each chocolate-coated cookie ball with 2 or 3 miniature marshmallow halves instead of sprinkling with the marshmallow bits.
  8. Variation: Omit instant espresso. Stir 1 tsp. additional ground cinnamon into the melted chocolate before using to coat the cookie balls as directed.
  9. NUTRITION INFORMATION | Makes 48 servings, 1 cookie ball each. | Nutrition per serving: Calories110 | Total fat6 g | Saturated fat3.5 g | Cholesterol<5 mg | Sodium60 mg | Carbohydrate13 g | Dietary fiber1 g | Total sugars8 g - Includes added sugars8 g | Protein1 g | Vitamin A2 %DV | Vitamin C0 %DV | Vitamin D0 %DV | Calcium2 %DV | Iron4 %DV | Potassium2 %DV
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