Chocolate Covered Oreos are a simple classic that you can bust out for the holiday season, even last minute! Dipped in white and dark chocolate, sprinkled with peppermint, or decorated however you like. Makes approximately 2 1/2 to 3 dozen.
Well here comes the final recipes in a landslide of sweets and treats for the holiday season! I like to wrap it up with dipping things in chocolate.
And I always melt more chocolate than I need.
To cover anything else I can find in my pantry in chocolate. DUH. Marshmallows, spatulas, almonds, spoons, any vehicle that will effectively get the chocolate to my mouth will work.
Note: This post is an updated version of the original posted on December 18, 2012.
I know, I know, I have a problem…
I like to go for homemade treats as gifts during the holiday season, primarily because it gives me an excuse to make extra and speed up my annual holiday weight gain. You see? There’s a method to my madness…
This whole week I am throwing myself into the holiday spirit, including preparing for our first Christmas with Babycakes and trying to get my act together for Christmas hosting. I am just counting down the days to the other traditions I have this time of year including watching Love Actually while drinking rum-laced eggnog, fish chowder on Christmas Eve, watching our pups rip into their stockings, and enjoying the pretty lights for just a little longer before all the decorations come down like nothing ever happened.
Christmas lights are one of my FAVORITE things. No matter how crappy I feel, passing houses and buildings covered in twinkling lights calms me instantly. Add these cookies and a cup of insanely delicious hot chocolate and I am in heaven.
Since this is the last post I’ll be publishing before Christmas, I want to wish you ALL a very merry holiday! I hope that you are spending time with those you love, making memories with your favorite foods, movies, songs, games, and whatever other traditions fill your home this time of year.
Other yummy holiday cookie recipes: Christmas Shortbread Cookies | Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars | Italian Rainbow Cookies | Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies
this recipe’s must-haves
All you need for this recipe is a couple of microwave-safe bowls to melt the chocolate wafers in!
I use a fork to dip the cookies before laying them on a parchment paper lined half sheet baking pan.
we’re making chocolate covered oreos!
Melt the chocolate wafers in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave. Heat for 30 seconds, stir, then heat in 15 second increments after that. Stir between each one until the chocolate is melted.
Dip the cookies in the chocolate and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes, or drizzle with the other color of chocolate. You can even use sprinkles if you want!
Chill in the refrigerator until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.
Need some more inspiration for holiday cooking? Check out my holiday recipes page!
- 1 package Double Stuff Oreo Cookies
- 10 oz white chocolate melting wafers
- 10 oz dark chocolate melting wafers
- Crushed candy canes
- Melt the white chocolate wafers according to instructions on the packaging. Dip an Oreo in the white chocolate, then lay on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with the half of the Oreos in the package. Sprinkle each dipped Oreo with crushed candy canes.
- Repeat this process with the dark chocolate.
- Let them all cool in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes until set.