No Bake Heavenly Oreo Dessert
No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert features an Oreo crust, a cream cheese layer, a chocolate pudding layer, and is topped with Cool Whip and more crushed Oreos.
Six years ago, I was looking for an Oreo-themed dessert to celebrate my pap’s 87th birthday. He always had a serious thing for Oreos; for as long as I can remember, there was a cookie jar on my grandparents’ kitchen counter filled to the brim with Oreo cookies. So naturally, I try to whip up a new and different Oreo dessert for his birthday. In previous years, I’ve made a cookies and cream cake and cookies and cream ice cream cake (I also made black forest cake one year because he loves chocolate-covered cherries, as well!).
It so happened that one year I needed the dessert to be relatively quick and low maintenance, and I found this no-bake layered dessert with an Oreo crumb crust and layers of cream cheese and chocolate pudding to be utterly perfect.
What You Need to Make This Easy Oreo Dessert
The ingredient list for this dessert is super simple, which I love! This is what we use:
- Oreos – I use the Double Stuf Oreos because, really, they are sooooo good!
- Butter – We’ll melt it down and combine it with the Oreos for the crust and topping garnish.
- Cream Cheese – For the no-bake cream cheese layer that totally makes this dessert!
- Powdered Sugar – To add to the cream cheese for necessary sweetness.
- Cool Whip – We use this in two places: (1) In the cream cheese layer, to lighten things up; and (2) as the very top layer of the dessert.
- Chocolate Pudding – A large box of instant chocolate pudding.
- Milk – To mix with the instant pudding.
That’s all that we need, and it’s likely you have maybe half of these in your pantry or refrigerator already!
Build the Layers
This is a traditional “lush”-style dessert, a term that just popped onto my radar a handful of years ago. Have you heard of them? This is how they’re built:
- Cookie or cracker crumb crust – In this case, we’re using an Oreo crust.
- Two filling layers – These can either be both pudding or one pudding and one cream cheese layer; we’re doing the latter here – a cream cheese layer and then a chocolate pudding layer.
- Cool Whip topping – A final whipped topping layer. You can use homemade whipped cream for this layer, but know that it will not hold up as well or as long as Cool Whip (something to consider if you want to save leftovers or it’s going to be served outside on a warm day).
The dessert was an enormous hit with the whole family, especially my grandfather. Quick and easy no-bake desserts like this are an absolute staple for me during the summer months. Sometimes you just can’t bear to turn on an oven or spend hours making a mess of the kitchen; times like those call for desserts like this!
My pap passed away earlier this year and tomorrow would have been his 93rd birthday; I can’t think of a better way to remember him than by eating a huge piece of this dessert.
More No-Bake Summer Desserts
Keep that oven off and enjoy these cool, refreshing desserts that can be made in advance and stashed in the fridge until you’re ready to serve them.
- No-Bake Banana Split Dessert
- No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake
- No-Bake Cherry & Walnut Cheesecake
- Peanut Butter Cup Icebox Cake
- No-Bake Peanut Butter Lover’s Icebox Cake
Two years ago: Blueberry Crumb Bars
Three years ago: Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes
Six years ago: Strawberry Pimm’s Cup Cocktail
Seven years ago: S’mores Ice Cream
No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert
For the Crust:
- 15.35 ounce (435.17 g) Double Stuff Oreo Cookies
- ½ cup (113.5 g) unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled
For the Cream Cheese Layer:
- 8 ounces (226.8 g) cream cheese
- 1 cup (120 g) powdered sugar
- 8 ounce (226.8 g) tub Cool Whip
For the Pudding Layer:
- 5.1 ounce (144.58 g) box instant chocolate pudding
- 3 cups (854 ml) milk
For the Topping:
- 8 ounce (226.8 g) tub Cool Whip
- Make the Crust: Place the Oreo cookies in a large ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin or mallet. The pieces should be in small crumbs, but still a little chunky, not completely fine crumbs. Set aside ½ cup of the crumbs for the topping, then transfer the remaining crumbs to a 9x13-inch pan and use a fork to mash them up a bit. Pour the melted butter over top and use the fork to combine, making sure that all of the crumbs are moistened. Press into an even layer on the bottom of the pan. Refrigerate while the cream cheese layer is prepared.
- Make the Cream Cheese Layer: In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Reduce the speed to medium-low and gradually add the powdered sugar until it is all incorporated. Increase the speed to medium and beat for 30 seconds. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the Cool Whip. Spread in an even layer over the crust. Refrigerate while the pudding layer is prepared.
- Make the Pudding Layer: In a large bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes. Let sit for 5 minutes to allow it to set. Use an offset spatula to spread the pudding in an even layer over the cream cheese mixture.
- Spread the remaining 8-ounce tub of Cool Whip on top and sprinkle with the reserved Oreo crumbs. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours (or overnight) before serving.
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This recipe was originally published in June 2013, updated in June 2017 with new photos, and refreshed in June 2019 with more photos, a video and extra recipe notes.
This was a huge hit. Made it the day before. I had bought cook and serve Jello chocolate pudding 5 oz (141 grams), by mistake but it turned out great. I just had to bring it to a boil on med. heat like the package instructs. Let it cool and then spread it on.
Thanks for a great recipe, Michelle!
Thanks for posting, think I’ll make it with my great grandma’s homemade chocolate pudding recipe. I hate boxed
great give me more grayham recipes for 50 people or more for old folks home that i work as chef thank you
I have to make this dessert for every family gathering, including Thanksgiving and Christmas, because my grandkids love it. They always ask my daughter if I’m bringing it and would be so disappointed if I didn’t.
Would coconut oil be an ok substitute for the butter?
My co-workers request this dessert for every office party. They love it!
It’s everyone’s favorite! Yummy!!
Amazing dessert that everyone loves. I’ve made it countless times and is a hit every time!
I have had this recipe but not made it .
I made this over the 4th of July. My family LOVED this, two requesting this for their future birthday cake instead of actual cake. I made it with Gluten Free Oreos, and used lactose free milk for the chocolate pudding. It still tasted like heaven, and a bit like my childhood. This dessert was very reminiscent of a dessert on the salad bar of our local Country Kitchen Restaurant. Fabulous dessert, will definitely keep this in my playbook for future family events.
Since Oreos are now available as gluten free, this will be a new dessert for me! Thanks.
Ahhhmazing!!! My husband brought it to work last night and everyone raved about it. It isnt too sweet! So sinful. Thank you for the recipe
If they still make the mint Oreos, will try that for crust.
Definitely use cool whip. I made the mistake of using fresh whipping cream in this instead of cool whip (I prefer to make fresh whipping cream) and it didn’t hold at all. All the layers clumped together and the pudding was too heavy.
So you gave it one star because YOU didn’t follow the recipe correctly and didn’t like the result 🤔 don’t rate her recipe poorly when you didn’t even follow the directions. She actually mentions it won’t hold up well if you use whipped cream. C’mon people lol we gotta do better 😅
Making for 4th of July party! Do you only use half the tub of cool whip in the cream cheese mixture and the other half on the top? Thank you!
How many oreo cookies or how many grams?
Hi Jennifer, That’s the size of one regular package.
Hey! Can I replace the chocolate pudding layer with Nutella?
Delicious! Thank you so much! We made it yesterday for a party and it was very well received, everyone loved it! I did use a cream cheese layer, like you suggested, and that definitely added to it. Some minor changes: Instead of regular pudding mix I used two small boxes of Godiva chocolate pudding mix, made by the box directions. Then I set a little bit of the pudding aside since it’s a bit more than what your recipe called for. I also added a little bit more cool-whip to the top, the one called “extra creamy” (contains a little bit of real whipping cream.) For topping, in addition to Oreo crumbs, I also added crushed Heath bars. Altogether very good! Will be making again for sure!
Bottom layer stuck tight to dish. Needed to be greased i guess. Also the layers were not firm enough just like others said. Maybe because i used 33% less fat cream cheese? Topped with extra creamy cool whip. Used lite cool whip w/cream cheese. Was that the cause? Tasted good. Hubby liked more than i did
Would I be ok to freeze this recipe?
Hi Emily, I don’t know how well this would freeze/thaw, I’ve never tried it.
Made this for our annual 4th of July party & it was a HUGE hit! Absolutely nothing left but lots of people wanting the recipe, now thats what I call a great & yummy dessert.
Is it a 5.1 oz box of pudding or 1.5 oz box of pudding? Thanks – looking forward to making this!
I assume this can be made with real whipped cream (maybe one of the stabilized versions) and real chocolate pudding?
This almost makes me wish I liked Oreos.
Lol..that’s funny. I’m the same..bet I would like this too. But not crazy about oreos on their own. Maybe another flavored oreo could be used..chocolate filled..or mint.
Use the lemon Oreos and lemon pudding. Recipe is the same.
If you’ve never made this Cooking Light recipe, you should give it a try. It’s a wonderful Chocolate Mocha Cream Cake. https://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/one-bowl-chocolate-mocha-cream-cake
My kids and husband love anything Oreo. I will be making this soon! Looks delicious 😋
Excited to make this for the 4th of July. My son LOVES Oreos and he said he’s eat it. Thanks for an easy recipe!
Wow! Delicious. Its so cream and cheese heavy. Gonna try it out soon.
Guys also try out Farhat sweets its also one of the best cakes, pastries, pies and crepes bakery in the town.
Can I use regular oreo cookies instead of the double stuff?
This is an absolute favorite at my house and at work. I’m in a cake of the month club. We bake a cake/dessert once a year on our month and share with the others in the group. They loved this one that I brought last year. It’s my turn again, so guess what I’m bringing? hahah Thank you so much for sharing your loving of cooking and baking with us!
This is the recipe I’ve been looking for since making it in a restaurant I worked at a while ago. It turned out super great, and is a lot like I remembered it from a few years ago.
I did add a few tweaks: Homemade whipped cream in place of store bought, and a little of the whipped cream mixed in with the pudding, and sweetened condensed milk mixed in with the cream cheese in place of powdered sugar and cool whip.
Thanks for sharing, Michelle. <3
i am literally crying out of happiness right now because my mother in law just made a dbl batch of this dessert, and ive spent years trying to figure out what this desert was! when i was little my auntie used to make this for me every christmas and easter, it was always my favorite but i never at that age could understand what all was in it. she always called it 4 layer delight (this was in the 90’s) and as i sit down to write this, a few moments ago i just had my first piece again…thank you, i will make this for my little girl now…shes the same age i was, shes only 5. This is now and always has been my favorite desert over everything else, even tiramisu.
Aww I love this so much!! Thank you for coming back to share a review, and I hope your daughter enjoys it, too! :) xo
what if you dont have oreo cookies can the normal cookies work in this recipe?
Hi Dannie, I’m not sure what you mean by “normal” cookies?
I made this Saturday night to bring to Easter dinner Sunday. It was such a huge hit my family is having me make it tonight too
I have made this too many times to count and it’s always a hit. I think I’m going to make it replacing the Oreos with Nutter Butters. I bet that would be delicious!!!
do you use an entire tub of cool whip in the dessert and then another one on top?
Hi Monica, Yes, that’s correct!
Great for holiday potlucks as well. Easy recipe to follow. If you are crunched for time start by preparing the crust ahead of time, and then adding the filling. Each layer is fast and easy. Tastes great. Someone suggested putting gummy worms on top for a kids dessert.
I decided to try this by just lining my pan with peanut butter cup Oreos instead of crushing them. It worked out great and was much less work this way.
This recipe begged me to mess with it right away. I used regular oreos. 2 packs, 26 altogether. Busted them up, mixed them with melted butter, then I increased my cream cheese by half, added two cups powdered surgar, quarter cup water with 4 tsp instant espresso coffee, and a cup of dark chocolate chips and only two thirds of the cool whip. Made that layer. Then I heated a 12 once bottle (in a bowl) of hot fudge topping and poured it over the cream cheese layer and swirled it a bit on top and allowed this dessert to chill 30 minutes before the chocolate fudge pudding layer, chilled 15 minutes after adding the pudding layer, then I added the cool whip layer. The next evening when I was ready to serve I warmed (in a bowl) half a 12 oz bottle of hot fudge topping to pouring consistency,
I poured it into a twist tie bag and cut the tip of the corner from the bag. I used that to criss cross the top like lattice with the hot fudge and I sprinkled with sliced almonds. My wife made strong coffee, I poured a couple of Grand Marniers, and served that dude. Our dinner guests loved it. Excellent recipe all by itself but it is open to a ton of tweeks.
Hi Brent, Thanks so much for the review, and for sharing your tweaks. Sounds amazing!
OMG! I’m not a huge Oreo fan, but I wanted to whip up something quick for a co-worker’s birthday. I had everything on hand, so what the heck, why not! I can’t stop thinking about this dessert. Everyone loved it! I can’t wait to try the Funfetti version! Thanks!
I make this dessert weekly for our football team dinners! It doesn’t matter how much I make, there’s never any leftovers! The boys love it & continue to request it!
I made this for a family dinner party and it was a MASSIVE hit! We thought we would have a lot leftover but six people demolished the entire thing overnight! A definite new favorite and addition to my regular rotation of dinner party desserts.
I couldn’t believe how easy it was to put together and it’s one of the few desserts that actually taste BETTER over time (not that it would last that long!). Definitely recommend making it a few days in advance for the best result!
The only thing keeping it from being a complete 5 star dessert is that it is quite a soft set pudding and so the layers all kind of mix together once it is served so I wish it was slightly firmer but overall a must try!
This is very very goooooooooooood i like this dessert thankyou for sharing
My mom made this when I was a kid but hers was a butter crust with nuts. One time she accidentally chilled our lasagna and baked this dessert and guess what….it STILL tasted amazing!
Does it need to be refrigerated. What’s left over
Hi Patrick, Yes, leftovers should be refrigerated.
Delicious! I made this for a family cookout and everyone-kids & adults loved it. The only change I made was using homemade whipped cream in place of the cool whip. Perfect dessert for a summer day!
Hi Kaitlin, So glad you loved it! Thanks so much for coming back to leave a review!
Can you use regular sugar instead of powdered sugar??
Hi Jennifer, I would not, as it may not completely dissolve the way powdered sugar will.
I have all of the ingredients and certainly intend to make it TOMORROW!
Made this for my son’s birthday! Everyone LOVED it!!! I’ll definitely be making this over & over again! Also, just in case anyone wants to know, I used whipping cream (that I beat with a bit of powdered sugar) instead of Cool Whip just because of personal preference.
I made this dessert yesterday~ although the flavor was wonderful, it was quite soft, almost soupy. I refrigerated it over 6 hours before serving and it was like spooning soft, sloppy ice cream. Like I said, it tasted great. It just wasn’t firm or “cutable.”
Hi Linda, I’m so sorry to hear, but I’ve made this dozens of times and I’ve never had that happen. Just wanted to verify two things – #1 You didn’t beat the Cool Whip, right? It should be folded into the cream cheese mixture with a rubber spatula; beating it will cause it to become runny. And #2 – be sure that you use instant pudding, not the cook and serve, or it won’t set up correctly. Whisk it for the full 2 minutes, then let it sit for 5 minutes before spreading on the dish. I hope that helps a bit!
I made your garlic-herb and Parmesan roasted potatoes along with the no-bake Oreo dessert last night for guests. Both were very easy to make and a huge hit! I loved these recipes and will be making them again for summer parties. Thanks!!!
I made this last night for our staff BBQ today. The entire thing was eaten! I don’t know about calling it a “lush” desert..some people were calling it “sex in a pan”.
Easy to make though. I have to admit I have NEVER made pudding before, nor have I ever used cool whip! It turned out great and was a big hit! Thanks Michelle for this recipe.
I’m so happy to hear this was a big hit! Thanks for sharing your feedback! :)
I have a Pistachio Lush Cake recipe that my Grandmother gave me that is fairly similar to this. My kids DO NOT like Grandma’s recipe…but I think they would LOVE this!! This is going on my short list, to be made very soon! Thank you very much for sharing!
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I made this with a shortbread crust, pistachio pudding that has cool whip and almond flavoring, everything else is the same…
Ooooohhhh this looks delicious! I love lush desserts, too! I’ve only ever had chocolate, lemon, and pistachio, but I need to try this one!
My grandmother has made a variation of this for years! Her version is to just use vanilla or chocolate ice cream where you have the cream cheese mixture, and jar of chocolate fudge (and/or caramel) where you have the pudding. Everything else is the same. It’s super easy and delicious.
That sounds AMAZING!
The first time I had this dessert was at a restaurant many years ago and I was in love with it. They substituted the pudding layer with chocolate mousse and used real whipped cream. I have always made it with mousse.
This is my favorite variation of lush desserts, but oddly enough, I also like the lemon version with a nutty crust! My aunt also used to make a version that had a nut crust, a cream cheese layer along with a layer of bananas, then vanilla pudding and cool whip. If you would like that recipe I can send it!
That sounds delicious! Please feel free to email it to me! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I just love your recipes, they are awesome and wanna try out this one. Big Oreo fan. We don’t have Cool Whip in my country so can I use normal cream that I whipped? Or, we have like whipped cream in a spray bottle. Or any other substitute for the Cool Whip?
Hi Maureen, Yes, definitely use your own whipped cream (not in a spray bottle)! It is a perfect substitute!
Hi Michelle, We have been making a recipe very similar to this in our family for years that was passed down to us by a dear aunt, which we call “SIN”, because it tastes so good, it just must be sinful :) :) However, the crust in our recipe calls for flour/butter/finely chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans), but then you have to bake it, so then it obviously wouldn’t be a “no-bake” recipe. Also, the recipe that we use calls for the kind of Jell-O chocolate pudding that you have to cook. But it’s a delicious recipe, and one that always goes over with rave reviews. By the way, if you are looking for another “LUSH” recipe, have you ever tried making a Lemon Lush? It’s very refreshing, especially during the summer months of the year. I haven’t made one in awhile, but I remember using French’s Lemon Pudding, which needs to be cooked. You might also want to try making a Pistachio Lush, which is also very refreshing at this time of the year. Thanks for all of the great recipes, Michelle!
I have made several times and it always goes over well. The kids, and adults, go crazy over it. It’s cool and not so heavy so it’s perfect for summer. Feeds a lot of people too! It’s a keeper recipe.
Looks so good!!
I’m craving for this dessert!
I thought I knew all kind of oreo cakes. But this was new to me :) And also incredibly delicious (on the second try) :)
Thanks a lot for the recipe!
Oh man, it’s like a Robert Redford but with Oreos. Guess that’ll be my summer dessert this year!
This oreo dessert is SO good! It is a go to summer recipe for me. It is so simple but tastes amazing. Thank you for sharing!
Hi there, hope you’re well, and all the family. I love the use or Oreos but wondered if I should use whipping cream as a substitute for Cool Whip or even a dessert custard. Perhaps adding a little sugar. I may just add a burnt caramel pudding layer. If I feel really daring, I might pop a couple of fresh raspberries and mint leaves on the top from the garden!!
You could substitute fresh whipped cream if you want a substitute for the Cool Whip.
I made this tonight for a family gathering tomorrow. To put a spring twist on it, I used vanilla Oreos and lemon pudding. Hopefully, it turns out delicious!
Can i substitute the instant chocolate pudding with your recipe for homemade pudding? Will the consistency differ?
Hi Sara, Unfortunately I don’t have a chocolate instant pudding recipe.
Hello. I wanted to make this for Easter tomorrow. Would making it tonight and having it sit in the fridge make it taste bad? (Like soggy oreos n such?)
Hi Dawn, Making it a day ahead of time would be just fine!
Can this Oreo dessert recipe be frozen to be eaten at a later date?
Hi Julie, I’ve never tried to freeze this, but I don’t think there’s anything in here that would be an issue when thawing.
Can I substitute homemade whipped cream for cool whip?
Sure! It will break down faster than Cool Whip, so you’ll want to serve it and eat any leftovers within a day or so.
Can this recipe be doubled and put in large roasting pans to feed a crowd?
Hi Amanda, Yes, I see no reason that you couldn’t!
This recipe is a huge hit! I made it for Thanksgiving, now I just finished making two for Christmas parties. Delicious!
I made this tonight, however I made the pudding from scratch. I thought I had chocolate pudding but I did not. I never realized how easy it was to make homemade pudding. I will be making it like that from now on. This was simple to make and OMG the individual layers taste amazing. Can’t wait til tomorrow to try as a whole.
Delicious Oreo recipe! Love it!
Just made it, it was DIVINE, kids we t thru’ it like a speeding car !!
Just some modifications I made — since I found the cheese/sugar mixture too sweet I put in sour cream & it turned,out super !
I don’t have time to make this before I need to take it somewhere. Can I make everything the night before, chill it until the following day, and assemble before I leave? Thank you. Love your recipes!
Hi Alison, I would recommend totally assembling the dessert the night before and refrigerating it.
This was amazing enough that even though I made TWO 9 x 13 pans of it, I still didn’t get to try it! Making another pan now….I might have to hide it until I get a chance to taste some!
Question. I want to make this for a Halloween party, is it ok to add food coloring to the whip cream/cream cheese mix, and then just the whip cream. Also is it ok to use the holiday oreos, in this case it would be the Halloween ones.
Hi Jen, I think using food coloring would work just fine, and the holiday Oreos would work too!
Sweet, thx! Ps, me and the fam made the regular kind and it was delicious! <3
Me and the family are making this for a family cook out. Hope it taste good! :)
We just had this at a potluck at work…it was gone pretty fast! “Delicious” doesn’t even begin to describe the taste!
Looks yummy!!! can u tell what can I use instead of instant chocolate pudding.
The chocolate pudding is a main ingredient, so there’s not much you can substitute, unless you’d like to use a different flavor or a homemade pudding.
This is absolutely awesome!!
I don’t have a beater/ mixer can i use a blender to beat the cream cheese?
This is awesome and a great way to celebrate a great Oreo dessert
I made this for a friend’s event and it really delivered. I am no baker so this was great and so easy to assemble. Everyone loved it.
It calls for a 5.1 oz box of choc. instant pudding, but the only size I could find was a 5.9 oz. How do I adjust for this?
Hi Sandy, You can use that without making any adjustments, it will work just fine.
What size Pan??
Hi Rachel, It’s in step #1 – a 9×13 pan.
I used this recipe to make a vegan version and it was AMAZING. All you have to do is sub the non vegan ingredients with vegan brands. I used Earth Balance butter, Yoso fermented soy spread for the cream “cheese”, Zen almond chocolate pudding. and I whipped up some coconut cream whipped cream. It turned out great!
Hey! This recipe looks awesome! Thought if I was going to use already crushed Oreo cookies instead, how many cups of them would you recommend using? Thanks! :)
Hi Lindsay, Unfortunately, I’m not sure :( I have not measured it out.
Can you use something else to spread the pudding. I dont have an offset spatula.
Yes, just use whatever you have – spoon, rubber spatula, knife, etc. An offset spatula is just the easiest.
Does anyone know if this dessert can be frozen?
Thanks for the yummy recipe. My husband is diabetic and recently had dental surgery, so I changed it up a bit so he could enjoy. I substituted Murray’s SF mint chocolate cookies for the Oreos, SF cool whip and pudding, and low fat cream cheese. I also minced the cookies and added the butter in my food processor so no large chunks for my husband. I topped it off with a drizzle of SF caramel. The minty crust added to the refreshing coolness. Thanks again!
If I made this the day before and held it for about 24 hours, would it still be ok?
Yes, definitely. Enjoy!
I made this recipe for my family. Taste was too good and it had wonderful look. whole family members loved it.Amazing!!
This looks awesome! I can’t wait to bring this to my next get together with friends. Shared your deliciousness with my readers here: http://seektobemerry.blogspot.com/2013/08/dessert-makes-everything-better.html Thanks for the inspiration!!!
I made this yesterday for my in-laws and it was a huge hit! My husband even had seconds and he rarely does! Definitely a keeper. Thanks!
I made and served this last night. It was a hit, everyone loved it! The only thing I will change, next time I will use regular Oreos instead of Double Stuffs. It was very sweet.
This one goes in my stash for “summer desserts to feed a crowd.”
Just made this. HUGE HIT. You’re awesome!
Everything Cookies and Cream is love!
I mean that! Whatever it is, a frappe, ice cream, oreo itself ohhh goodness! Not to mention CREAM CHEESE! Ohh Heaven!
BTW this recipe seems so easy to prepare because you don’t have to bake anything. Just a bit of mixing and layering.
I’m so excited to try this for my kids at home :)
This is a simple recipe. Can you freeze the finished product?
I would think you could. But for how long? I’m thinking of making some for gifts.
I’m not sure, it might compromise the texture of the pudding and Cool Whip. If you try it, let me know how it goes!
Michelle- I made this over the holiday weekend and it did not set up right. It was a pile of cool whip and pudding mush. Should I freeze each layer as I make it instead of refrigerating? Any suggestions? Thanks!
Hi Erin, I’ve made this dozens of times and I’ve never frozen it at all. Did you beat the Cool Whip, instead of folding it in? Beating Cool Whip too hard will cause it to be runny.
Love it. No bake, Oreo, delicious. I’m all over this. My grams would always have animal crackers. The pink iced ones.
Similar presentation….. different recipe
In a 9×13 pan:
crushed Oreo cookies layer
softened vanilla Ice cream layer (could use the cream cheese from above)
1 can cherry pie filling layer
softened vanilla ice cream layer (could use the cream cheese from above)
crumble of Oreos on top
Can I just reach right through the screen with a spoon please?! That looks delicious. Thanks for sharing!
I made something almost exactly like this for my Daughter-in Laws’ birthday.
It is quite delicious. The recipe I used had a 12oz pkg of mini chocolate chips sprinkled on top. I did not like that. I think the crumbled cookie crumbs or chocolate curls would be much better.
Such a terrible dessert to look at before breakfast… it looks so darn good, I’d eat it all right now.
Also, happy birthday to your grandpa :)
Such a tasty dessert to celebrate your grandpa!
My Dad is seriously obsessed with oreos. I would love to make this for him! And who doesn’t love a No Bake desert in 95 degree heat?! Thank you Brown Eyed Baker! : ) xo
Happy birthday to your Grampa. You are a wonderful and very thoughtful grand-daughter and I’m sure he looks forward to your special treats every year.
Yum! This baby definitely wouldn’t last too long in my house!
I need a spoon :)
I could go CRAZY over this!
Dangerous! This reminds me of a dessert we had pretty often growing up, minus the Oreos! They’re a great addition!
Looks awesome! I love simple, no bake desserts! Perfect for summer :)
We called this “Chocolate Yummy” when I was growing up. Haven’t made it in years, but I’m inspired now. Thanks, Michelle!
Yum!! This reminds me of an oreo ice cream dessert I used to make, haven’t had it in probably 10 years! Now I am not sure which one to make; this new one, or my old one!
I’m all about things that don’t make me turn on my oven right now! What a perfect summer get together dessert.
Used to make this all the time. Always loved it. Now I want it again.
Proud you have a grandpa. Had one who died when I was 17. The other one died before I was born and both grandmothers and an uncle died when I was four.
My son got sick on Oreo’s so most likely would never make anything like this .
I am not a fan of Oreo’s myself but proud grandpa and everyone else enjoyed you dessert.
I just want to roll in this (in the best way possible). So much goodness I can’t even deal.
My grandma is in love with linzer tarts and black and white cookies. I have made both for her and she said they took her back to her childhood. This looks fantastic and really easy, I may have to make it for my BFF who loves Oreos and icebox cake.
This looks easy and awesome!!
This looks incredible. Thanks for sharing I will try this at home =)
Cool Whip and Oreo cookies? This makes my day perfect.
I want to make this and eat it all by myself hahaha Love it! I’m clicking on over to check out the black forest cake you speak of :)
My family has made this exact recipe for years and years (at least 10!) and it always is sooooo rich and satisfying! I’m so glad you’re sharing it with the world!
Yum! We had our first really hot weekend in Chicago and I realized that even with the AC on, the kitchen gets toasty. I need tons of no-bake recipes to make it through the summer.
Just what I ordered for summer, a simple no bake recipe that is sure to please everyone! Thanks for sharing!!
I have seen this recipe and have it pinned and always thought this would be a great dessert to make in individual jars instead of a pan. Will have to try it the next time I need an easy dessert.
I pin your recipes frequently… but when they pin… they do NOT identify it as
“Brown Eyed Baker”… I’m not sure if you know that. I usually type it in anyway, as a comment… but I wanted to let you know. I know they link back… but I like to tell people that I found it on “The Brown Eyed Baker!”. Your recipes are great, thanks a million.
Thank you for letting me know; I’ll work to change that!
I love this type of dessert. So easy to make and you don’t have to turn on the oven. Everyone always raves over the pudding desserts like this. You can never go wrong with anything Oreo!
Fantastic summer dessert!
My husband would absolutely flip over this!
If I was your grandpa, you’d be my favorite granddaughter after making me this. Just saying.
Happy birthday to your grandpa, Michelle! Who doesn’t love Oreos? So sweet of you to create special desserts each year featuring his favorite cookie!
Awwww happy birthday to your grandfather – what a fun Oreo treat. He must have loved this! Shane is going to be begging me to make it when he sees this :)
Happy birthday to your grandpa! this looks delish!
I have made this and my family loves it as well!
Happy Bday to your Grandpap! This sounds like the most perfect dessert to celebrate! It looks fab!
I knew I would absolutely love this! It looks incredible!
This is an awesome way to celebrate your grandpas B-Day! This things is amazing andy anyone would love it!
I absolutely love the look of this! We don’t have cool whip in Aus but I’m already thinking about things I could substitute for it, I’ll definitely make a version of this soon!
Wow, this looks soooo good! Unfortunately, I live in Denmark and we don’t have Cool Whip.. Do you know of a good substitute? Thanks!
I bet you could substitute whipped cream for the cool whip. It might not stay sturdy for as long though. That would mean you have to eat it all. Darn!
Hi Ang, You could use stabilized whipped cream. You could also use regular fresh whipped cream, but you would need to eat it fairly soon after making it.
You can use dream whip.
Love, love, love this!!
What a perfect way to celebrate your grandpa’s 87th!
Happy Bday to your grandpa! I grew up eating things like this – Cool Whip, Oreos, Pudding Mix…yes please! Last summer I made something sort of like it with chocolate wafer cookies, choc pudding mix, and Cool Whip. Two tubs worth. And loved every second :)
This is making me so drooly ! I love oreo’s and certainly will love this recipe too ! Thanks Michelle , I love your blog :)
This is so old school. I love it!!! I always forget how great the simple things are. I want it now.
Very true! I agree agree to you. This reminds me of the Oreo Cheesecake I saw at http://www.bhookajanta.com/2013/07/oreo-cheesecake-cookies-recipe.html. Have to try this too.