Easy Oreo Cookie Ball Recipe

This Oreo cookie ball recipe is so simple and easy to make! I’ve been making these for years for potlucks, holiday get-togethers, and just for fun! Making them with your kids is a fun and easy rainy or snowy day activity! Plus they are so easily adapted to any holiday making them one of my go-to recipes!

Oreo cookie balls decorated with various garnishes on a white background.

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Cream Cheese – I use full-fat cream cheese for my oreo cookie balls but you can use 1/3 fat if you’d prefer.

Oreo Cookies – the regular package of Oreo cookies. Do not use double stuffed or the family-size package just the basic regular package of Oreos. You can use different flavored Oreos such as mint.

Melting Chocolate – I use almond bark but you can use any melting chocolate you prefer.

How to Make the Oreo Cookie Balls

Step 1: Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

Step 2: Crush your Oreos. There are two ways to do this. Add them to your food processor and crush them or place the cookies in a gallon-size zip lock bag and crush them with a rolling pin. While I love my food processor, my boys love crushing the Oreos with a rolling pin!

A child using a rolling pin to crush the Oreo cookies in a gallon size ziplock bag.

Step 3: Mix crushed Oreos with cream cheese. Again, you can use the food processor you just crushed the Oreos in or you can mix by hand. This time I mixed by hand since I had the littles helping!

Step 4: Roll the mixture into small balls about 1 inch each and place them on the prepared cookie sheet.

Step 5: Melt your chocolate (do not use chocolate chips for this instead be sure to get melting chocolate like Almond Bark). You can do this in a double boiler or the microwave. I usually just melt it per the package instructions in the microwave.

Step 6: Roll or dip the Oreo cookie balls in the melted chocolate and place them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

Step 7: Before they harden fully, add any decorations – sprinkles, crushed Oreos, or whatever decorations you’ve decided to use. I usually do a few balls at a time decorating as I go. If the kids are helping, I decorate as they dip or roll.

Step 8: Once all of the Oreo balls have been covered in the melted chocolate place the cookie sheet in the fridge to allow them to harden. Pro tip – be sure to check the fridge before you start so you aren’t like me rearranging the fridge at the last minute!

Step 9: Enjoy! Can you tell which one of these is mine and which set was made by the twins? Personally, I think I’ll take the ones on the left to the pot-luck but the ones on the right are much tastier! These rich decadent Oreo cookie balls are sure to delight everyone!

Other Oreo No-Bake Cookies to Try…

Frog Cookies

Homemade Thin Mints

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

27 Oreo Cookie Recipes

Yield: 24 Balls

Oreo Cookie Balls

Oreo Cookie Balls

Easy Oreo Cookie Balls to make with your kids!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 14.3 oz package Oreo Cookies, Any flavor but not double stuffed
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese, room-temperature
  • 1 package Almond Bark, white or chocolate


  • Sprinkles
  • Icing for drizzling
  • Additional Crushed Oreos
  • Crushed peppermint candies


  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. Crush Oreos in a food processor or ziplock bag.
  3. Mix the Oreos with room-temperature cream cheese either in the food processor or a mixing bowl.
  4. Roll Oreo and cream cheese mixture into 1 inch balls.
  5. Melt Almond Bark and roll or dip Oreo cookie balls in the melted chocolate working quickly, so they don't harden before adding any optional decorations. Place chocolate-covered cookie balls on the prepared cookie sheet.
  6. Place cookie sheet in the refridgerator until hardened.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 103mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 2g

Nutrition information is not always accurate.

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Oreo cookie ball pin for pinterest.

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8 thoughts on “Easy Oreo Cookie Ball Recipe”

  1. You had me at Oreo oh my god they look so delicious. I’m gonna have to give me the try. The boyfriend will be please. Thank you for sharing.

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