Both Peanut Butter Oreos and Golden Oreos are now widely available in all major UK supermarkets.
I whizzed up 280g of peanut butter oreos in a food processor until they became fine crumbs. I saved three of the oreo for my photos and also to taste them!
I mixed 140g full fat cream cheese into the oreo crumbs until fully combined.
I took bits of the mixture and rolled them into balls between my palms. The mixture was a little sticky but easy enough to work with. I put the balls onto a lined baking tray and put them in the freezer for an hour.
To cover the truffles I used 200g peanut butter flavour candy melts. I’d never used candy melt before and when they melt they are quite a lot thicker than chocolate. To thin them down I used about 1 tsp of a vegetarian shortening called Crisp n Dry. This gives it the same consistency as chocolate so much easier to dip.
For decoration I melted 6 blocks of dark chocolate and drizzled it over the truffles.
Once the chocolate is set, dig in! I told you these were a super easy treat to make. The peanut butter flavour of both the candy melts and oreos is sooo good! Try not to eat them all at once!
I am entering these into myself and Cakeyboi’s challenge, Treat Petite. This month’s theme is anything goes!
NB. I was sent the oreos for free to bake with, all opinions are my own.
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Peanut Butter Oreo Truffles
- 280 g Peanut butter Oreos
- 140 g Full fat cream cheese
- 200 g Peanut butter Candy Melts
- 1 tsp Shortening or vegetable oil
- 6 squares of Dark chocolate
Whizz up the peanut butter oreos in a food processor until they become fine crumbs
Mix in the cream cheese until fully combined
Take bits of the mixture and roll them into balls between your palms. Put the balls onto a lined baking tray and put them in the freezer for an hour
Melt the peanut butter candy melts with the shortening. Dip each truffle and coat it completely. Put onto some baking paper to set
Melt the dark chocolate and drizzle it over the truffles, once set they are ready to eat