*Great recipe for Nutella cookies: here
Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
Place some of the cookies in a food processer.
Pulse until they resemble small crumbs.
Place crumbs in a large bowl.
Mix in the cream cheese.
Then add in the Nutella.
amount of the mix and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining mix.
Refrigerate the balls for at least 20 minutes to allow them to firm up for coating.
Microwave the chocolate and shortening in 30-second intervals. Make sure to stir well after each interval.
Take a dipping fork (or make one like I did, by removing the inner parts of a plastic fork) and a cookie ball.
You can either spoon the chocolate over the cookie ball or roll the ball in the chocolate with a spoon. Find what works best for you. Make sure to tap off the excess.
Set back o wax paper. and repeat with remaining cookie balls. Top with sprinkles if desired.
Refrigerate for another 20-40 minutes to allow the chocolate to set.
Place in cute wrappers and serve.