Oreo Truffles with Cream Cheese

by Linda
(CA)

I make Oreo truffles with cream cheese but wondered about being able to leave them out of the fridge.



Someone at a cake/candy decorating supply store told me that you can add powdered sugar and that it acts as a preservative and then they can be left unrefrigerated.


I want to know if that is true.
Thank you!!! ;)






Hi Linda,

That's a good question. I've used cream cheese and powdered sugar combos before, particularly for icings and fillings, but I've always kept the goodies in the fridge until the party.


I didn't have a problem with the mixture "going off" while sitting out for a few hours, but I don't really know what the shelf life would be for Oreo Truffles with cream cheese outside the fridge.


They do sound yummy right now, though! Mmmm. Show us a picture! ;-) Maybe someone else will be able to give you a more definite answer.


Blessings,
Angie

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Feb 13, 2012
Oreo Truffles were fantastic! NEW
by: Angie

Just wanted to let you know that I did go ahead and make these delicious Oreo truffles with cream cheese that you were talking about.


My goodness were they simple and delicious! Absolutely loved them. I made them a couple of times over the holidays and they were a big hit.


If anyone else wants to give them a try, here's the recipe for Oreo truffles. You'll love them!


As for storing them, I kept mine in the fridge till just before serving/eating. I think they'd be fine left out for a few hours as I suspected, but I think if you're planning on using them days later, you should definitely keep them refrigerated.


You can even freeze the Oreo truffles if you need to keep them for a longer period of time.

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