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Tuesday
Mar172015

Mint Oreo Truffles for St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day! I wanted to make some St. Patrick's Day treats to bring into work for my co-workers today but I had a TV conference for work last night so I didn't get home until after eight. Since I had no intention of staying up too late I had to make something on the simple side so I decided to make some mint oreo truffles which don't require any baking. 

Ingredients List
- 1 package of mint oreos (30 oreos)
- 6 oz. cream cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
-
Dark Green and Vibrant Green Candy Melts
- Green sprinkles and non-pareils

Directions
Pulse oreos in food processor until they are finely ground.

Add cream cheese and mint extract to oreos and pulse food processor until mixture is fully combined. Form mixture into equal size size balls, place on a a tray covered in parchment paper and place in the freezer for at least one hour.

Place candy melts into a small microwave proof bowls or glasses that are tall enough to dip one of the truffles into it. Microwave them for 60 seconds and then stir. If some lumps still remain microwave another 30 seconds and then stir until smooth. Dip truffles into the melted candy and then place back on parchment paper. 

While the candy coating is still wet add sprinkles for a festive touch. Once the candy coating has cooled and hardened you can stack the truffles on a serving plate or package them in treat bags.

Tips and Tricks
- To make even sized balls I used a small ice cream scoop to measure out equal amounts of oreo mixture.
- If the mixture is too soft or sticky to shape into balls, place it in the refrigerator for a few minutes.
- If your melted candy starts to cool making dipping difficult, just put the bowl back in the microwave for a few seconds until it is smooth again.

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    I feel that now nobody can eat these mint Oreo truffles. Because you decorate them with different small and big size pearls. They are better for the decorative purposes, but eating them like this is not the possible thing for all.

Reader Comments (2)

These look delicious! I was wondering, are you still doing Project Life or any traditional scrapbooking layouts? I'd love to see a scrapbooking roundup post come through on my blog feed reader, featuring pages you've done recently or any pages you haven't featured here yet. I've always loved your style, and have missed seeing your beautiful pages. Hope all is well!

May 24, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer

Jennifer- Thank you! You are so sweet! Things are well, just especially busy lately. I haven't done much in the way of scrapbooking lately. If I do, I will definitely share here.

June 3, 2015 | Registered CommenterLisa

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