Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball

Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball is the perfect sweet appetizer to put out at your next holiday party. Made with cream cheese, oreo crumbs, and powdered sugar.

If you’ve tried our recipes for Ultimate Cheese Ball and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheese Ball then you’re sure to love this Oreo version. It’s the perfect Dessert version of a classic cheese ball. 

Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball with scoop removed

CHOCOLATE OREO CHEESE BALL

This recipe turns out creamy, sweet, and chocolatey. The cream cheese brings a slight tang to the Oreos and other sweet ingredients so the sugar isn’t overpowering. It’s a kid-friendly dessert and an Oreo lover’s dream! Plus this Oreo Cheese Ball is easy to throw together and ready for the fridge in minutes. Make it a couple of hours before serving to give it time to harden, or make it days in advance and it will stay good in the fridge.

This is the perfect dish to serve at your next holiday party for a sweeter twist on a cheese ball. Just like Easy Oreo Cookie Butter, this is a great dessert dip that all your guests are sure to love. Just put it out on a party platter with your favorite dippers and see how fast it gets devoured. 

DIPPERS TO SERVE WITH YOUR CHOCOLATE OREO CHEESE BALL

  • Graham crackers
  • Pretzels
  • Vanilla Wafers
  • Oreos
  • Apple slices
  • Animal Crackers
  • Teddy Grahams

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HOW TO MAKE A CHOCOLATE OREO CHEESEBALL

  • Mix: Put Oreo cookies in a food processor to make 1 ½ cups of crumbs, or use a rolling pin to mash them yourself. Add the cream cheese, butter, a cup of Oreo cookie crumbs, and vanilla to a stand mixer. Make sure the cream cheese is softened so it mixes easily with the other ingredients. Set the stand mixer to a low speed to combine. Add in the powdered sugar and brown sugar, and continue mixing until well combined. Then use a spatula to fold in Oreo chunks. 
  • Shaping: Lay a rectangle piece of plastic wrap on the counter and put the Oreo and cream cheese mixture in the middle. Wrap the cheese ball and form it into the shape of a ball. 
  • Set: Refrigerate for 2 hours to give the Cheese Ball time to harden a bit. Roll it in the remaining crumbs before serving with dippers. 

Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball on plate with cookies

 

VARIATIONS ON CHOCOLATE OREO CHEESE BALL

  • Oreos: There are so many different kinds of Oreos, so you can easily change up this recipe by using different flavors. Try using Mint Oreos, Chocolate Oreos, Red Velvet Oreos, Vanilla Oreos, or Cake Batter Oreos.
  • Extra Chocolatey: To add some extra chocolate flavor to the cream cheese mixture apart from the Oreo crumbs try adding in half a cup of cocoa powder. Add it to the stand mixer at the same time as the powdered sugar and brown sugar. 
  • Add-ins: For some add-ins try mixing in mini chocolate chips, pretzel pieces, crushed brownies, M&Ms, Reese’s pieces, or broken apart candy bars. You could also mix in some peanut butter with the cream cheese for a different.

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HOW TO STORE A CHOCOLATE OREO CHEESE BALL

  • Serve: Don’t leave your Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball at room temperature for more than 2 hours, otherwise, the cream cheese will get too soft and the dairy will start to go off. 
  • Store: Kept wrapped in plastic wrap or in an airtight container, you can keep the Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball in the fridge for up to 4 days. 
  • Freeze: As long as you keep your Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball in an airtight container, it will stay good for up to 6 months in the freezer. Put it in the fridge overnight to thaw out before serving. 

Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball scoop on Oreo cookie

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Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball

Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball is the perfect sweet appetizer to put out at your next holiday party. Made with cream cheese, oreo crumbs, and powdered sugar.
Yield 18 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Course Dessert Dip
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 8 ounces cream cheese , softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Oreo Cookie crumbs , divided
  • 12 Oreo cookie , broken into chunks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar , packed

Instructions

  • Add cream cheese, butter, 1 cup Oreo Cookie crumbs, and vanilla extract to your stand mixer on low speed until well combined.
  • Add in powdered sugar and brown sugar until well blended.
  • Fold in Oreo chunks.
  • Put the mixture into the middle of a large rectangle of plastic wrap and wrap it into the shape of a ball.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Roll in remaining ½ cup Oreo cookie crumbs before serving with graham crackers and cookies.

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 227IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword: Chocolate Oreo Cheese Ball

About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

Sabrina Snyder is a professionally trained personal and private chef of over 10 years who is the creator and developer of all the recipes on Dinner, then Dessert.

She is also the author of the upcoming cookbook: Dinner, then Dessert – Satisfying Meals Using Only 3, 5 or 7 Ingredients which is being published by Harper Collins.

She started Dinner, then Dessert as a business in her office as a lunch service for her coworkers who admired her lunches before going to culinary school and becoming a full time personal chef and private chef.

As a personal chef Sabrina would cook for families one day a week and cook their entire week of dinners. All grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning was done along with instructions on reheating. As a private chef she cooked for private parties and cooked in family homes in the evenings for families on a nightly basis after working as a personal chef during the day.

Sabrina has been certified as a ServSafe Manager since 2007 and was a longstanding member of the USPCA Personal Chef Association including being on the board of the Washington DC Chapter of Chefs in the US Personal Chef Association when they won Chapter of the year.

As a member of the community of food website creators Sabrina Snyder has spoken at many conferences regarding her experiences as a food writer including the Indulge Food Conference, Everything Food Conference, Haven Food Conference and IACP Annual Food Professionals Conference.

Sabrina lives with her family in sunny California.

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  1. OK….Oreo balls are probably my all time favorite treat. HOW GENIUS to turn them into a dessert ball. It was soooooo yummy, I’m drooling now just thinking about it.

    1. These are made for a party so it yields about 18 servings. I guess it would depend on how much everyone is getting on their dippers. Enjoy!