Lemon Oreo Truffles

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These lemon Oreo truffles use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They’re super creamy inside with lovely lemony sweetness.   
These lemon Oreo truffles use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They're super creamy inside with lovely lemony sweetness.

Tonight I have just a few minutes to post a recipe. It’s been a long week at work so far and its only Tuesday. So to make it fair to you, I am going to give you a recipe you can make in the time it will take me to write this post. And I bet you will eat these Lemon Oreo Truffles even faster. Be sure to have a few friend around to help you eat them.

The centers of these Oreo truffles are made of crushed Oreos and cream cheese. That’s it. Cream cheese and Oreos have a magical relationship that makes them so creamy people will think you slaved over the stove with a candy thermometer.

These lemon Oreo truffles use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They're super creamy inside with a lovely lemony sweetness.

Lemon Oreos are my new favorite guilty treat. The lemon is just a perfect fit for the creamy Oreo filling. I’m not sure what I’m going to do if I can’t find them anymore. To make these truffles simple finely chop a package of lemon Oreos in the food processor. Beat the crumb and a package of softened cream cheese together until smooth. Roll into balls. Place in the freezer. Fold 2 batches of laundry and wash the dishes. Melt white chocolate in the microwave until smooth. Dip slightly frozen balls in white chocolate. Allow to harden. If desired, garnish with some white chocolate that has been tinted yellow. Enjoy!

These lemon Oreo truffles use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They're super creamy inside with lovely lemony sweetness.

These lemon Oreo truffles are use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They're super creamy inside with lovely lemony sweetness.

Lemon Oreo Truffles

These lemon Oreo truffles use just three ingredients and are super quick to make. They’re super creamy inside with lovely lemony sweetness.
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Prep Time: 30 mins
Additional Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Cuisine: American

Ingredients 

  • 1 package Lemon Oreos*
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3 cups white chocolate melting chips

Instructions

  • Pulse Oreos, filling and all in a food processor until finely ground.
  • Beat together the Oreo crumbs and softened cream cheese until smooth.
  • Roll mixture into balls using a generous tablespoon per ball.
  • Freeze balls for 30.
  • Place white chocolate in a deep bowl. Microwave for 10 seconds at a time until smooth, stirring after each time.
  • Dip balls into white chocolate and place on parchment paper to harden.
  • If desired, tint some white chocolate yellow with food coloring and drizzle truffles.
  • Keep truffles refrigerated.
  • * I am not sure what I am going to do if they ever stop making lemon Oreos. Perhaps I can try lemon extract with golden Oreos to get the same flavors. If you want to try this, let me know how it turns out.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ball
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    • Mallory says

      Me too! I think the lemon Oreos are my favorite. It will be a tragic day when they stop making them!

  1. Kathy says

    I have not seen lemon Oreo’s here in CT & I scan the Oreo display a couple of times a month! Lemon would be so nice for a summertime lunch. I have been making these ‘truffles’ for several years now & use whatever flavor fits the mood. Always on my Xmas cookie platter, using red & green melts as well. I think the mint & the peanut butter flavors are the family’s favorites.

    • Mallory says

      I haven’t seen them for awhile either. I’m wondering if I could use golden Oreos and lemon extract to get the same flavors. I’ll have to try it sometime and report back.

      • Michelle Luna says

        Did you ever try that? I am very curious to know if plain golden oreos plus any liquid flavor/extract could mean opening the truffle door to WAY more flavors than we all thought possible!

        • Mallory says

          I haven’t tried it, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t work as long as you don’t add more than a teaspoon of liquid or so to the mix.

  2. Maddie Cope says

    Well I made these and I had a terrible time trying to get the chocolate as nice as yours, and when I first melted it it took 1 minute, the 10 second thing didn’t work, I haven’t ate any of them yet but aesthetically they don’t look the same. Any tips on doing the chocolate part?

    • Mallory says

      Hi Maddie, Here is what I do. I use a deep container and melt the chocolate in the microwave in 10 second intervals. Make sure it it completely melted. Then, I dunk the balls in and lift them out with a fork and tap it on the edge to let the excess drip off. Getting the off the fork onto the parchment paper is the trickiest part. I usually shake the ball to the end of the tines and then push it off with another for. Good luck and happy dipping!

  3. Kayla Barnes says

    I made these tonight with the golden oreos! I had to add about 2 tsp. of lemon extract to make them lemony enough, but they turned out well! I also added some lemon extract to the yellow chocolate drizzled on top. Mine were definitely not as pretty as yours, but they taste great!

  4. Amy Bullock says

    I made these lemon Oreos truffles. I didn’t use white chocolate I use the candy wafer. Some turn out ok. But some didn’t. Could I have use white chocolate.

  5. Pam S says

    Went to get lemon Oreos none at 3 stores. Used to have then. I got generic lemon duplex. I’m planning on reducing a little cream cheese and replacing with lemon curd.

  6. Ernie says

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