Ancho-OREO Cookie Balls

Prep: 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 10
Size: 1 ball


  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 1 tsp. Ancho chile pepper powder

  • 20 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups), divided


  • Mix first 3 ingredients in medium bowl until well blended. Reserve 3 Tbsp. cookie crumbs. Add remaining to sour cream mixture; mix well.

  • Shape into 20 balls, using about 1 Tbsp. for each. Roll in reserved crumbs. Place in single layer in waxed paper-lined pan.

  • Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.


How to Store

Place in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

Where to Find Ancho Powder

Look for Ancho powder in the spice aisle of your Latin market.

Mole-OREO Cookie Balls

For a spicier and bolder flavor, prepare as directed substituting 1 Tbsp. of your favorite mole paste for the Ancho powder.