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This 4-ingredient, no-bake Oreo balls without cream cheese recipe is a decadent treat that’s sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings!

Oreo Balls on a white circular plate drizzled with white chocolate and one bitten into

Don’t you just love that feeling when everyone goes crazy for a dessert you made? Especially when they have no idea how easy it was?

That’s how I feel about this Oreo balls recipe!

These delightful little cookie balls are made with just 4 ingredients: Oreos, condensed milk, milk chocolate, and white chocolate.

There’s no butter and no cream cheese, which makes the batter much easier to work with than other recipes.

Here’s what I’m going to teach you in this post:

  • How to make no-bake Oreo truffles without cream cheese
  • The best cream cheese substitute for Oreo truffles
  • What kind of chocolate to use for the shell
  • How long Oreo truffles will keep in the refrigerator
  • Other ingredients to add to your Oreo balls

This Oreo truffle recipe is perfect for special occasions like birthdays or Christmas. Then again, when the recipe’s this easy (and this delicious), you can whip up a batch just for fun whenever you like!

Looking for some easy Christmas cookie recipes with just a few ingredients? Check out this great list of them!

Ingredients needed to make 4 ingredient oreo balls in bowls and tray

How To Make Oreo Balls Without Cream Cheese

A full printable version of this recipe with ingredient measurements is available at the bottom of this post.

STEP ONE: In a food processor, crumble your cookies until the texture is a fine crumb. 

STEP TWO: Slowly add the condensed milk to the food processor, mixing until it reaches the texture of cookie dough.

Collage of Oreo ball ingredients being combined in food processor, adding sweetened condensed milk, and mixing

STEP THREE: Use a cookie scoop to measure, then form your truffles by rolling them in your hands. Lay them on a lined baking sheet, place a toothpick in each one, and refrigerate for an hour to set.

Oreo Balls without cream cheese being added to a baking sheet with parchment paper

STEP FOUR: Once the truffles have chilled, melt your milk chocolate. Then, using the toothpick as a handle, dip the truffles into your melted chocolate before placing them back on the lined baking sheet.

Oreo truffles with toothpicks in them and half of them covered in chocolate on a baking sheet and dipping sauce next to it

STEP FIVE: Refrigerate for 30 more minutes until the chocolate is set.

STEP SIX: Remove the toothpick. Dip your finger into the chocolate and add a dab to seal the hole from the toothpick.

STEP SEVEN: Melt your white chocolate, pour into a Ziploc baggie, and cut the tip of a corner off. Use as a piping bag to create your white drizzle.

STEP EIGHT: Allow to set in the refrigerator for 30 more minutes, then serve. 

Oreo balls being piped with white chocolate on a baking sheet

What Can I Use As A Cream Cheese Substitute For Oreo Truffles?

The trick is to make the Oreo balls with condensed milk instead of cream cheese! Combined with the filling of Double Stuf Oreos, we get the perfect truffle center!

I recommend using Double Stuf Oreos because the extra filling helps bind the truffle together. It also balances the condensed milk and keeps the recipe from being too rich.

For me, cream cheese always seems to overpower the flavor of my truffles. But these Oreo truffles with condensed milk hit the spot every time!

Oreo truffles on a white circular serving plate with a glass on milk in the background

How Do You Crush Oreos for Oreo Balls?

I think using a food processor is the most effective way to blend up the Oreos. You just pulse until you have the perfect texture.

However, if you don’t have a food processor or want to avoid the extra dishes, that’s no problem! Toss your Oreos in a gallon-sized bag and crush them with a rolling pin until you get that fine crumb.

How to Melt the Chocolate for Oreo Truffles

A double boiler is one of the easiest ways to melt chocolate, but a microwave will do the trick as well.

I usually lower the power setting on my microwave to half power, then microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between each one until I reach my desired consistency. 

Closeup of Oreo ball that has been bitten into

How to Dip Oreo Balls in Chocolate

By sticking a toothpick in the truffles before letting them chill in the fridge, we set ourselves up for easy dipping!

Once the truffles are set and chocolate has melted, just grab hold of the toothpick, dip the truffle, and voila. So easy.

What is the Best Chocolate to Use to Make Oreo Cookie Balls?

I love the Ghirardelli Melting Wafers, but there are a few other options that make for great Oreo balls!

I recommend avoiding normal semi-sweet chocolate chips when possible. If you do need to use them, add a tiny amount of coconut oil to the chocolate before melting to help with the texture and consistency.

Oreo truffles without cream cheese plated on a rectangular serving plate with one that has been bitten into

How Long Will Oreo Truffles Keep in the Refrigerator?

These tasty treats will stay fresh in the refrigerator for about a week… if they last that long! Just make sure to store them in an airtight container or gallon zipper bag.

Can I Freeze these Oreo Truffles Without Cream Cheese?

Absolutely! Place them in an airtight container or gallon zipper bag, then store them in the freezer for up to three months.

When you’re ready to eat them, I recommend letting the Oreo balls thaw in the refrigerator overnight. After that, these delicious treats will be ready to enjoy!

Oreo balls on a white plate with extra Oreos in background

How Can I Turn these into 3 Ingredient Oreo Balls?

When it comes to simplicity, nothing beats a 3 ingredient recipe! 

I love using milk chocolate for the shell with white chocolate for the drizzle. It gives the Oreo truffles such a nice color effect.

However, if you’re looking for an easier solution, you can leave off the white chocolate drizzle.

Other Ingredients You Can Add to Oreo Truffle Balls

Looking for some fun variations for this recipe? I’ve got you covered!

Instead of the white chocolate drizzle, you could try adding any of these toppings right after dipping the truffle in the melted chocolate:

  • Crumbled Oreo cookies
  • Sprinkles
  • Peanut butter sauce
  • Crushed candy canes
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Crushed nuts
Oreo balls plated on a rectangular serving plate with extra Oreos and milk behind them

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Yield: 24 Oreo Balls

Easy Oreo Balls without Cream Cheese (4 Ingredients)

Oreo Balls on a white circular plate drizzled with white chocolate and one bitten into

A soft, truffle center, milk chocolate shell, and white chocolate drizzle make these 4-ingredient, no-bake Oreo balls a decadent delight! 

Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 24 Double Stuf Oreos
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups milk chocolate melting chips
  • 1/2 cup white melting chips

Instructions

  1. Crush your Oreos either in a food processor until they are fine crumbs.*
  2. Slowly add in the condensed milk and mix till it forms a cookie dough texture.
  3. Using a small cookie scoop to measure, form your truffles by rolling them in your hands. Lay them on a lined baking sheet. Place a toothpick in each truffle.  Refrigerate for an hour so they set.
  4. Once they have set, melt your milk chocolate. Then using the toothpick as a handle, dip the truffles into your melted chocolate. Place them back on the lined baking sheet, remove the toothpick, and refrigerate for 30 minutes, until set.
  5. Melt your white chocolate and then using a ziplock bag, pour the melted chocolate into the bag. Cut the tip of a corner off and use that as a piping bag to create your white drizzle. Allow to set and then serve.




Notes

* You can also crush the Oreos by placing them in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag then crushing them with a rolling pin until they become fine crumbs.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 96Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 34mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

This nutrition information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.

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