These Red White and Blue Oreos are one of those short-cut dessert recipes that is perfect for the upcoming holiday.
We like to call this 4th of July Oreos because they are not only patriotic in color, but they looks so festive on a stick.
Why This Recipe
While I love to make 4th of July desserts from scratch, sometimes half-homemade works out just as well. I call these recipes practically homemade.
This fun 4th of July dessert idea is both decorative and delicious. Ores are covered in flavors and colors and are eaten on a stick for added fun.
These not only taste great but are super simple to make. They are ready to eat in about 45 minutes. Put them in cups or on a styrofoam base and they look very festive on the dessert table too!
Ingredients For 4th of July Dessert Oreos
You will just need a few ingredients for this recipe
Oreos - You will want to use double stuff Oreos. You can also use either chocolate or Vanilla Oreos. I would not recommend using the standard Oreo because, well, they are too thin for the straws to fit.
Candy Melts - You will need three types of candy melts for this recipe - White, Red, and Blue. You can just double up on the white and use food coloring, but it will save you time to use the three colors as is.
Sprinkles - Use some decorative sprinkles in Red, White, and Blue.
Tools and Kitchen Equipment Needed
- Parchment lined baking sheet
- Straws or lollipop sticks - these work great!
How to Make Red White and Blue Oreos
The full recipe is below but here are the basic steps.
- Melts candy melts in a bowl and dip the straw or sticks into the bowl.
- Insert the straw/stick into the stuffing of the oreo about ½" deep.
- Add a little candy melt mixture to the base of the cookie.
- Let sit on a parchment paper while you repeat for the other cookies.
- Then dip the cookies in the candy melt mixture.
Red White and Blue Oreos
- 12 Double stuffed Oreo Cookies
- 1 cup Red candy melts
- 1 cup White candy melts
- 1 cup Blue candy melts
- Patriotic sprinkles
- Melt the white candy melts according to package instructions.
- Dip the tip of the straw into the white candy melts then immediately into the creme filling of the Oreo.
- Smooth out the chocolate around the stick adding melt mixture if needed.
- Place on parchment lined baking sheet to set for a minimum of 5 minutes.
- Melt the red and blue candy melts according to package instructions.
- Dip the Oreos into the colored melts, swirling to coat both sides.
- Gently shake off any excess and scrape the excess chocolate off the backside of the Oreo pop against the side of the bowl.
- Place the oreo pops into the parchment-lined baking sheets.
- Dust with sprinkles.
- Let set for about 20 minutes.
. Top with sprinkles immediately.
These are so festive and fun!
Timesaving Tips to make this perfect every time
- If it is raining or you are in a moisture-heavy area the cookies will take longer to set.
- Avoid putting them in the fridge to set, placing them in front of a fan will aid in the process.
- If the chocolate is too thick to dip add 1 tablespoon of coconut, olive, or vegetable oil and stir until smooth.
Do I need a candy mold for Covered Oreos?
No, you do not need any candy mold for this recipe.
How Should I Serve Oreo Pops?
These pops are so cute that they can be part of the decor. Place a few in a mason jar or glass with some colored tissue paper and a few decorative straws. They look adoarable! These also make a fun party favor.
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More Red White and Blue Dessert Recipes
Red White and Blue Trifles - these cake and cream trifles are beautiful and delicious!
Fourth of July Cupcakes - Swirl the colors in both the mix and the frosting.
Fourth of July Pretzels. Fun and simple patriotic pretzels.
Red White and Blue Ice Cream. A fun and festive Red White and Blue no-churn ice cream.
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