Friday, March 7, 2008

Chocalate Mint Snowballs

my sister sent me this and i thought ya'll would enjoy....

Chocolate Mint Snowballs

1 (18-ounce) package of OREOS
1 (8-ounce) package of 1/3 less fat cream cheese
1 (12.5-ounce) Junior Mints
1 (24-ounce) package of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 tablespoon shortening (optional)

PULSE in food processor half of cookies until crumb consistency.
Add remaining cookies and pulse until crumb consistency.
Cut cream cheese into 4 pieces; add to food processor, 1 piece at a time, processing well after each addition.
ROLL cream cheese mixture into 1-inch balls.
Push one Junior Mint into the center of each ball; roll each ball smooth.
MICROWAVE chocolate morsels and shortening in a glass bowl at HIGH for 90 seconds until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.
DIP balls in melted chocolate; place on wax paper to harden.
Store in refrigerator