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Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

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I don’t know about you, but it seems like nearly everyone on my Facebook feed is having a baby. One of my close friends who is due in August asked if I could help her pick a baby shower theme. When Reese was born I played around with the idea of doing lambs so I suggested the idea. She loved it so, we decided on a cute gender-neutral lamb theme with these lamb themes Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies taking center stage. 

If you follow Reese’s blog, you may have noticed we do a lot of Oreo-themed desserts in her baking kits. We love them because they are really easy to make, the ingredients are affordable and everyone loves them. Although we made these for a baby shower, they would be just as cute for a birthday party. Kids get a kick out of making these Oreo lamb treats for Spring and Easter as well. 

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

Ingredients

  • 6 oz White fondant
  • Gel food coloring
  • ½ cup Cornstarch for rolling
  • 12 cookies Oreo Cookies
  • 2 cups White candy melts
  • 2 tsp Coconut oil
  • 1 cup Sweetened shredded coconut
  • 24 pieces Candy’s eyes
  • 12 Sprinkles circle shaped – they will act as the lamb’s nose)

How to Make Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

Step 1:

Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Begin by preparing your fondant shapes: add 3-4 drops of black gel food coloring to your fondant and fold and knead until completely colored. On a surface lightly dusted with cornstarch, roll out your fondant to be about ¼ of an inch thick and cut 12 small circles. These will be your lambs’ heads.

Step 2:

Shape smaller pieces of your dark grey fondant into tiny oval shapes. Make 24 of them: these will act as your lamb’s ears.

Step 3:

Microwave your white candy in 30-second intervals until completely melted. With a fork, dip each Oreo into the candy and set it on your lined baking sheet.

Step 4:

Place one circle-shaped fondant in the center of each Oreo cookie. Sprinkle your shredded coconut on each one.

Step 5:

Using a toothpick, apply a bit of white candy melts on the back of each fondant ear. Gently place on each Oreo cookie.

Step 6:

Apply the candy melts on your candy eyes and your sprinkles. Apply on the face of each lamb.

Step 7:

Allow to set for at least 30-45 minutes.

Some Tips

  • Make sure your candy melts are at room temperature before melting them.
  • When dipping the Oreos into the melted candy, use a gentle touch to avoid breaking the cookies. A fork works well for this.
  • If the fondant becomes too soft or sticky while shaping, pop it in the fridge for a few minutes to firm up slightly before continuing.
  • Take your time when applying the fondant shapes, coconut, candy eyes, and sprinkles to each cookie. Precision in decorating will give your lamb cookies their adorable charm.

Perfect pairing with Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

These Chocolate Covered Oreo Lamb Cookies are so versatile that pair seamlessly with a variety of meals and drinks. starting with a cold glass of milk, incorporating them into a dessert buffet alongside coffee for a satisfying end to a meal, or serving them at a kids’ party with sandwiches and fruit skewers accompanied by fruit juice, And don’t forget Honey Cinnamon Roll, to make your table perfect.

No matter the occasion, these adorable cookies bring joy to any gathering, making them a must-have addition to your baking recipes list.

FAQ

Can I use store-bought fondant?

Yes, store-bought fondant works great!

Can I use milk or dark chocolate instead?

Yes, you can use milk or dark chocolate if you prefer.

Can I make these cookies ahead?

Yes, you can make them a day or two before serving.

How do I store leftovers?

Keep them in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-4 days.

Can I use other decorations besides fondant?

Absolutely! Get creative with icing, chocolate chips, or edible glitter.

Conclusion

These adorable Chocolate Covered Oreo Lamb Cookies are bound to be a hit! they’re sure to bring joy to everyone who tries them. So, why wait? Grab your ingredients, and start baking, Don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends and subscribe to my blog for more delicious desserts.

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

Cookies
Prep time

45

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calories

220

kcal
Total time

45

minutes

If you plan on making these I’ve made it easy by linking to all the items I used to make this recipe. So simple to make, Also it looks very cool and delicious, perfect for Halloween or family gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 6 oz White fondant

  • Gel food coloring

  • ½ cup Cornstarch for rolling

  • 12 cookies Oreo Cookies

  • 2 cups White candy melts

  • 2 tsp Coconut oil

  • 1 cup Sweetened shredded coconut

  • 24 pieces Candy's eyes

  • 12 Sprinkles circle shaped - they will act as the lamb’s nose)

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Begin by preparing your fondant shapes: add 3-4 drops of black gel food coloring to your fondant and fold and knead until completely colored. On a surface lightly dusted with cornstarch, roll out your fondant to be about ¼ of an inch thick and cut 12 small circles. These will be your lambs’ heads.
  • Shape smaller pieces of your dark grey fondant into tiny oval shapes. Make 24 of them: these will act as your lamb’s ears.
  • Microwave your white candy in 30-second intervals until completely melted. With a fork, dip each Oreo into the candy and set it on your lined baking sheet.
  • Place one circle-shaped fondant in the center of each Oreo cookie. Sprinkle your shredded coconut on each one.
  • Using a toothpick, apply a bit of white candy melts on the back of each fondant ear. Gently place on each Oreo cookie.
  • Apply the candy melts on your candy eyes and your sprinkles. Apply on the face of each lamb.
  • Allow to set for at least 30-45 minutes.

Notes

  • Make sure your candy melts are at room temperature before melting them.
  • When dipping the Oreos into the melted candy, use a gentle touch to avoid breaking the cookies. A fork works well for this.
  • If the fondant becomes too soft or sticky while shaping, pop it in the fridge for a few minutes to firm up slightly before continuing.
  • Take your time when applying the fondant shapes, coconut, candy eyes, and sprinkles to each cookie. Precision in decorating will give your lamb cookies their adorable charm.
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This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.