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Lemon Blossom-OREO Cookie Balls

Planning a bridal or baby shower? Serve these dainty, lemony bite-size treats with crushed Golden OREO Cookies as the creamy, delicious filling.Planning a bridal or baby shower? Serve these dainty, lemony bite-size treats with crushed Golden OREO Cookies as the creamy, delicious filling.

Lemon Blossom-OREO Cookie Balls
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (14.3 oz.) Golden OREO Cookies, finely crushed
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 3 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S White Chocolate, broken into pieces, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. assorted decorating icings
  • 40 white nonpareils (about ½ tsp.)
Instructions
  1. Mix cream cheese, cookie crumbs and zest until blended.
  2. Shape into 40 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min.
  3. Dip balls in melted chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan.
  4. Fit tubes of icings with star tip; use to pipe small flower onto top of each ball.
  5. Gently press nonpareil into center of each.
  6. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

Tips:

Size Wise

These cookie balls have built-in portion control. Enjoy on a special occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

How to Melt Chocolate

Place chocolate in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted, stirring every 30 sec.

How to Easily Dip Cookie Balls

To easily coat cookie balls with the melted chocolate, add balls, in batches, to bowl of melted chocolate. Use 2 forks to roll balls in chocolate until evenly coated. Remove balls with forks, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Place balls in prepared pan; let stand until chocolate coating is firm.

How to Store

Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.