Oreos are already perfect by themselves or with a tall glass of ice-cold milk. But using them as a baking ingredient makes the all-American cookie even better. Didn't think that was possible? Neither did we until we tried these awesome recipes. These simple and delectable sweets will give your favorite cookie a makeover for a bake sale, birthday, or everyday treat that really hits the spot.
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Oreo Cream Pie
For a special birthday or event, you can't go wrong with this decadent Oreo cream pie. This recipe also includes instructions for a dairy-free and egg-free dessert, but carefully read all labels to ensure they don't contain any allergens before you begin. If you don't have any dietary restrictions, feel free to use regular sour cream, chocolate, and cream cheese.
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No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake
For a tangy, rich, chocolatey dessert that doesn't heat up the kitchen on a hot day, give this no-bake Oreo cheesecake a whirl. Crushed up cookies make an appearance in both the crust and the filling, making it perfect for dedicated Oreo-lovers.
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Oreo Rocky Road Bark
With Oreo cookies, marshmallows, and toasted nuts, this rocky road bark comes chock full of fun textures and enough sweetness to satisfy even the most diehard chocoholic. It only requires four ingredients in total, so you can have a tasty treat or a simple edible gift in no time.
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Enjoy a taste of the soda fountain in your own kitchen with just a few simple ingredients and your trusty blender. Whole milk gives this easy Oreo milkshake that super-creamy texture, but whatever you have in the fridge will work. Swap out ice cream and milk for their non-dairy versions if you have dietary restrictions.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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The only thing that makes chocolate sandwich cookies taste better is covering them with a blanket of chocolate. Get the kids involved for a fun afternoon project that also works great as teacher gifts or bake sale treats. Decorate chocolate-dipped Oreos with drizzles of white chocolate or even sprinkles.
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Pudding "Dirt" Dessert Cups
Kids and kids at heart will both love these pudding dessert cups that use chocolate pudding, whipped topping, crushed-up Oreos, and gummy worms for a dessert that tastes as great as it looks. For an even cuter presentation, use clean mini terra cotta pots instead of cups.
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Make your Thanksgiving dessert table pop with these cute turkey treats that start with Oreos as the base. They don't require any baking, so they work great as a holiday activity to keep little hands busy.
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Oreo Ice Cream Pie
Cool things down with this Oreo-studded ice cream pie. Start with either a store-bought Oreo cookie crust or crush up extra cookies to craft your own. Drizzle with some chocolate syrup to bring it all together.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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It doesn't get much easier than these three-ingredient Oreo truffles. Just mix up crushed cookies and cream cheese, let it solidify a bit in the freezer, form into balls, then cover in melted chocolate. From there, decorate however you like or leave them plain.
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A grasshopper cocktail typically uses creme de menthe, creme de cacao, and heavy cream. This minty pie has a similar flavor but for your dessert table instead of your glass. Crushed Oreo cookies make a perfect base for a chocolate and mint combo that will have everyone asking for seconds.
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Nutella Oreo Truffles
For a fancier twist on basic Oreo truffles, add chopped hazelnuts and chocolate hazelnut spread to the cookies and cream cheese mixture. Chopped hazelnuts make a pretty topping for serving them or giving them as gifts.