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Spring and summer is all about family gatherings in my family. When it comes to a great party, it’s all about the food. Today, I’m going to show you how I made some delicious chocolate cookie balls using Keebler Fudge Stripes Original cookies. This fun, festive treat totally elevates any summer party experience and you won’t even have to turn the oven on to make these!
If you’d like to try this recipe for yourself, be sure to take advantage of the limited-time promotional offers going on right now at Target. From 5/21 – 7/8, save 10% on Keebler Cookies with this Cartwheel offer!
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Now let’s get into some of the details of the recipe, shall we?
Chocolate Cookie Balls
The star of this recipe is Keebler Fudge Stripes Original cookies. These delicious chocolate cookies add a tasty, chocolate-y touch to the cookie balls. Plus, the Kellogg’s Original Rice Krispies Cereal adds a scrumptious, crunchy texture to the final product.
I picked up all my ingredients for this recipe from Target, including the semi-sweet chocolate chips and low-fat cream cheese. These Market Pantry brand items are such a great everyday deal at Target.
The first step is to place about ten cookies into the food processor. Pulse until a fine ground texture is achieved. For the full detailed recipe, scroll down to the recipe card.
Add 2 ounces of cream cheese to the food processor and pulse until the mixture comes together and is homogeneous.
Take teaspoonfuls of the batter and roll between your hands until smooth, uniform balls are formed.
Meanwhile, melt the chocolate chips in the microwave.
Pour the Kellogg’s Original Rice Krispies Cereal into another small bowl. Now it’s time to decorate the cookie balls.
Dip the chocolate balls first into the melted chocolate and then into the cereal. Place the balls in the freezer to firm up for a bit.
The balance of textures in these cookie balls is absolutely perfect… the creamy texture of the cream cheese, the rich taste of the chocolate, the crunch of the cereal coating all complement each other so nicely.
Each bite is truly scrumptious!
Check out this cute video of how I made these treats!
Print the detailed recipe here:
- 10 Keebler Fudge Stripes Original cookies
- 1 cup Kellogg's Original Rice Krispies Cereal
- 2 oz low-fat cream cheese
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1. Place the cookies & cream cheese in a food processor. Pulse until the mixture comes together and forms a thick dough.
- 2. Use teaspoonfuls of the batter to form balls. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.
- 3. Meanwhile, microwave the chocolate chips until melted (about 45 seconds).
- 4. Dip the balls into the melted chocolate and then into the cereal. Place the balls in freezer for 20 minutes until firm.
Want to make this recipe for yourself? Pick up Keebler Fudge Stripes Original cookies and Kellogg’s Original Rice Krispies Cereal from your local Target store and be sure to take advantage of the special promotions for Keebler cookies and Rice Krispies Cereal.
Get more inspiration for all your summer treats with Keebler and tell me: How do you celebrate fun summer moments? Have you ever made cookie balls?