Dessert Recipes

Oreo Balls

Christmas Cookies that are delicious, easy to make, and fun for kids to help make in the kitchen.
Oreo Balls - These are such a yummy, quick to make, Christmas cookies that your kids will love to help you make. There are so many ways to decorate and personalize them too!

Here is one of the simplest, prettiest looking, fun-to-make, great gift  recipes! My kids & I have so much fun making these together. They really are very simple – 4 ingredients and are tons of fun for little helpers to make! I got this fun recipe from my dear friend Martha!

Oreo Ball Recipe

Oreo ball ingredients
Here’s what you need:

  • – Package of Oreo cookies (we like the Target brand just fine) – the mint ones are especially good in this!
  • – 8 oz cream cheese (any brand/fat – we like the Target brand for this too)
  • – Vanilla or Almond Bark
  • – Sprinkles (or crushed nuts, chocolate, etc)

Put the sandwich cookies in a Ziploc bag & let your kiddos go nuts smushing them up! (I let them use the smooth side of my meat mallet)
Kids love helping make oreo ball cookies in the kitchen

Add 8oz cream cheese to bag & squish together until well blended
no baking required
Shape into balls (I do walnut size) and put on parchment lined cookie sheet. Put in fridge to harden 30 minutes or so.

make ballsnot too messy

Melt vanilla, almond, or even chocolate in microwave (per package directions). Mix in food coloring if you like, Dip balls in candy to coat. Let your kiddos go nuts sprinkling or dip them right into nuts.
all decorated
These are delicious to eat!! Plus they make a great thank you gift for a Sunday School teacher (like we did this year) or for friends. But make sure you have enough for your family to eat – they are delicious! Kind of like a bon bon!
getting ready to give to teachers


About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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