Guinness Oreo Truffles are semi sweet, Oreo, Irish dry stout truffles recipe. They are so good to enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day or any other festival!
The essence of every truffles recipe is the concentrated flavour you add so every bite shows the basic ingredient. Guinness Oreo Truffles are not an exception to this rule. The main ingredient is beautiful dark Irish dry stout, reduced. It emphasizes beautiful Guinness bitterness combined with semi-sweet chocolate of high quality.
Oreo cookies powder makes the mixture thicker and it does not overpower the main flavors at all.
Since Oreo cookies are so famous (there are 30 Oreo flavors and for more details visit Delish ,please use dark version. Golden Oreos or any other type of biscuits are not an option because of pale colour and intense vanilla flavour.
If you cannot get Oreo cookies powder, you may chop it in your food processor. Just separate the crust from the cream and process to get nice powder to use for this beer Oreo truffles recipe.
Guinness stout is vegan ( link ) since 2016. For me, it is the best beer to enjoy! It has smooth and creamy finish. A normal pint of beer can be dished out in a matter of seconds but Guinness needs time.
To see nine reasons why Guinness is the most underrated beer, read here .
For the best taste of this Guinness Oreo dessert, you need to reduce your Guinness.
To get exact quantity of reduced stout, you may have to check the quantity while reducing; just pour it into measuring cup to check how far you’ve gone.
If you reduce Guinness in wide, large pan, you definitely speed up the process up and it takes 13 minutes only.
Although these simple balls do not include Irish cream or cream cheese, they are easy Oreos Guinness no bake balls to enjoy with your beer lovers and those don’t-know what-they-are-missing ones.
I wish you have great and peaceful St. Patrick’s !
Guinness Oreo Truffles
Guinness Oreo Truffles are semi sweet, Oreo, Irish dry stout truffles recipe. They are so good to enjoy for St. Patrick's Day or any other festival!
- ½ cup Guinness beer
- ¾ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
- Pinch of salt
- 5 Tbsp heavy cream
- 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
- 1 Tbsp corn starch
- 3 Tbsp Black Oreo cookies powder
- 3 Tbsp bitter cocoa powder
Pour Guinness into shallow pan and bring to boil on low heat. Reduce to have ¼ cup. For me, it took 13 minutes since the dish was quite large.
In a medium sized pan, combine heavy cream, corn starch and chocolate chips. Stir with spatula on low heat until chocolate is melted completely. Add reduced beer. Combine to have creamy texture.
Take away from the heat and add Oreo cookies powder. Incorporate well.
Cover tightly with transparent foil and cool completely. It needs about 2 -3 hours but I left it overnight in the fridge for the best results.
Pour cocoa powder into a shallow bowl.
Scoop little balls of cream using tea spoon.
Roll between palms to make it round and roll into cocoa powder.
Put each truffle on a tray and refrigerate until serving.