How to Make an Oreo Milkshake

Oreo milkshake

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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 large milkshakes (2 servings)

A beloved classic recipe used in restaurants the world over, this Oreo milk shake is the ideal sweet treat. With a bit of cookie crunch, rich chocolate sauce, and creamy body, it's no wonder why people are so fond of this flavorful dessert.


  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 10 Oreo cookies (or any chocolate sandwich cookie, 2 are for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate sauce​​

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for milkshake
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  2. Place the ice cream, milk, 8 of the Oreo cookies, and the chocolate sauce in a blender, and puree until smooth.

    Ingredients in blender
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  3. Crush the remaining Oreo cookies by placing them in a zipper-sealed plastic bag, and pounding on them a few times with a rolling pin until they crumble.

    Crush oreo cookies
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  4. Pour the milkshakes into two glasses, and top each with crushed Oreo cookie crumbs. 

    Pour milkshake into glasses
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  5. Serve the shakes immediately, with a straw, and enjoy!


  • You can use whatever milk you want for this recipe, from 1% to whole, but we find that the creaminess of whole milk makes it the best additive. It’s a milkshake after all!