These decadent treats make a great gift for someone who likes their something sweet to be a little more substantial.
Ingredients (makes 24)
300g Oreo Cookies (approx 10 5/6oz) or around 28 cookies
150g (approx 5 oz) Cream Cheese at room temperature
400g (around 14oz) shop bought caramels
1 1/2 Tbsp (2 US Tbsp) Water
2 cups of rice bubbles (rice krispies) or substitute chopped nuts of your choice.
500 grams (17 oz) Chocolate or Candy/ Coating Melts *
50 - 75 (1 1/2 to 2 1/2 oz) copha or paramount crystals#
24 Lollipop sticks or skewers at least 15cm (6 inches) in length*
*Candy Melt or Candy Coating such as the Wilton brand melts and paper food safe lollipop sticks are available at Hobby and Craft Stores (like Michaels in the US and Spotlight in Australia) and Cake decorating stores.
#vegetable oil may be substituted if you have trouble finding these items, although the result may not be identical
Tip - Make sure you follow the chilling steps as described or you may end up with your treat dropping off it's stick during the chocolate dipping process.