Game Day Oreo Truffles

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1 package of Oreos

1 8oz cream cheese

Milk Chocolate Almond Bark

White Chocolate (for drizzle)

**I tinted flaked coconut with green food coloring for the grass. Just throw the coconut into a ziplock, add a few drops of food coloring & shake, shake, shake.

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Crush 36 cookies to fine crumbs; place in medium bowl. Add cream cheese; mix until well blended. Shape mixture into football shapes & refrigerate for a few minutes.

Dip balls in chocolate; place on wax paper-covered baking sheet. Melt white chocolate chips in a plastic bag. You want the chocolate to be soft, but not too thin because you need to be able to pipe it. Cut tip off corner of the bag and pipe “laces” onto truffle.

Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store leftover truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Drizzled Trail Mix

This is what happens when your friend asks you to bring “something snacky” to a gathering. I kind of just threw things together, but everyone was hovering over the bowl in the kitchen, so I think they liked it 😉

I wouldn’t really call this a “recipe” but here are the steps!

 

1 box of Chex Mix

16 oz dry-roasted peanuts

Reese’s Pieces

Peanut Butter

White Almond Bark

Small pretzel sticks (optional)

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Lay out two pieces of wax paper (it’s best to do this on a baking sheet) and split the box of Chex Mix between them. If you have pretzels, repeat this step with two additional pieces of wax paper. In two separate plastic bags, microwave a few blocks of almond bark & peanut butter until melted, but not runny.

Snip a small hole in one corner & drizzle one half of Chex Mix (and pretzels) with chocolate & the other with peanut butter.

Put baking sheets in fridge until chocolate & peanut butter have hardened completely.

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Break Chex Mix into small chunks. In a large bowl, add Chex Mix, Reese’s Pieces & peanuts and combine well.

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**If you’re doing this for a football game, you could add in colored sprinkles on top of the white chocolate. You could even substitute the Reese’s Pieces for M&Ms in team colors!