Halloween is just around the corner, and with that you need cute Halloween treats… cue the making of these Halloween Oreo Balls! 🎃 This is an easy treat that can be customized for any holiday or event. Believe it or not, these Oreo balls require ONLY 3 simple ingredients.

Oreo balls dipped in dark chocolate and covered in orange and black sprinkles.

You read that correctly. Three ingredients. Plussss the sprinkles of your choosing. So does that technically make it 4 ingredients? Who really cares, right?

You’ll surely win “Best (insert your title) Award” if you make this Oreo balls recipe. My son thought it was so neat that I was making something that involved Oreos AND had sprinkles. Kid’s love sprinkles.

Adults too.

If you’ve never heard of Oreo balls (which should be a crime, I swear everyone knows about Oreo truffles by now), then lets cover some basic things you should know prior to making this painfully EASY Oreo balls recipe.

Oreo balls covered in dark chocolate and sprinkled with orange and black ball sprinkles.

Oreo Balls ingredients

  1. 1 package of regular Oreos
  2. 8 ounces cream cheese
  3. Chocolate for dipping.
  4. Sprinkles for garnish

Obviously #4 is optional. But to make them Halloween appropriate, you’ve gotta add the orange and black sprinkles folks.

A food processor full of Oreos, in preparation to make Oreo balls.

How to make Oreo Balls

Open 1 package (14.3 oz to be exact) of regular Oreos.

Place the Oreos in a food processor and pulse until they become a fine crumb.

Oreo crumbs in a food processor.

Add the softened cream cheese to the food processor and pulse until the mixture comes together.

Shape into 1 inch balls and place the balls on a wax paper lined baking sheet.

Oreo balls lining a cookie sheet prior to dipping in chocolate.

Place the Oreo balls in the freezer for 10-15 minutes until chilled.

Meanwhile, melt some dipping chocolate. I opted to use dark chocolate, but white chocolate or even milk chocolate would taste amazing!

Remove the Oreo balls from the freezer and dip them in the chocolate and immediately place them back on the wax paper. BEFORE the chocolate sets be sure to sprinkle festive sprinkles overtop!

Ta-da! 🎉Halloween Oreo Balls!

An Oreo ball with a bite taken out of it sitting on a white surface.

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Oreo balls covered in dark chocolate and sprinkled with orange and black ball sprinkles.
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Nutrition Facts
Halloween Oreo Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Potassium 93mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1.6%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 11.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings: 40 balls
Halloween Oreo Balls

Oreo cookies are crushed into a fine crumb and combined with cream cheese then dipped in melty chocolate. These Oreo balls make the perfect treat for your Halloween party!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Calories: 122 kcal
  • 36 Oreo cookies (use the regular Oreos)
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups melting chocolate (dark chocolate, white chocolate, or milk chocolate)
  • sprinkles
  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Set aside. 

  2. Using a food processor, or a rolling pin with the Oreos in a tiptop bag, crush the Oreos until they resemble a fine crumb. 

  3. Add the cream cheese to the food processor and pulse until combined and the mixture comes together. *

  4. Roll 40-42, 1 inch sized balls. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Freeze the Oreo balls for 10-15 minutes. 

  5. While the Oreo balls are in the freezer, melt the chocolate. 

  6. Remove the Oreo balls from the freezer and dip them in the chocolate. Immediately after dipping the balls place them back on the wax paper and sprinkle the tops with your selected sprinkles. 

  7. Let the balls set. Enjoy!

  8. Store the Oreo balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 

Recipe Notes

*This will only take a few pulses as long as the cream cheese is softened. 

If you aren't using a food processor, add the Oreo crumbs to a medium sized bowl. Mix the cream cheese in with the Oreo crumbs. 

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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make oreo balls, Oreo balls, oreo balls recipe
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