No Bake Oreo Dessert with Cream Cheese and Cool Whip Recipe
- 1 package Double-stuffed Oreo cookies (containing 30 cookies or 15.35 oz.)
- 8 tbsp Butter (1 stick)
- 3 cups of half and half (half milk/half heavy cream)
- 2 containers cool whip (8 oz. each)
- 1 package cream cheese (8 oz.)
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Place 20 Oreos into a ziplock bag (or a clean dish towel), being careful to leave at least 10 Oreos for decoration at the end. Seal the ziplock bag shut, place it on the counter, and using a rolling pin crush the Oreos until they become large crumbs, being careful not to bash too hard.
Make Oreo Crust
In a bowl, place the Oreo cookie crumbs. Next, place the butter in a saucepan and melt over a low heat, being careful not to let it burn. Once the butter has melted, pour it over the crumbs and combine the mixture until all of the crumbs are coated. Place the mixture in the 9 x 9 pan and press into the bottom of the pan with a measuring cup's flat surface or spoon to form a crust.
Prepare Chocolate Pudding Mix
Prepare Cream Cheese and Cool Whip Layer
If your cream cheese is particularly firm, you can soften the cream cheese by microwaving it for 15 to 20 seconds, being careful to make sure that you’re not melting it. Once you’re done softening the cheese, sift in the powdered sugar and whisk together until the sugar and cream cheese are well incorporated. Next, fold in one container of cool whip with a spatula.
Add Cream Cheese and Cool Whip Layer
Once the mixture is well combined, spread the cream cheese and cool whip mixture over the Oreo cookie crust. By now, the cookies and butter should have set to make a smooth surface, but take care when spreading the cream cheese and cool whip layer in case it moves around to ensure it remains as an even layer.
Add Chocolate Pudding Layer
Add Cool Whip Layer
Next, spread the second container of cool whip over the chocolate pudding layer. The neatness doesn’t matter too much here, but you do want to try and ensure that the layers are evenly distributed so you have even layers when you cut into the dessert!
Decorate with Oreo Cookies
Finally, decorate the top of your dessert by crumbling the remaining 10 Oreo cookies on top of the cool whip layer. There’s really no right or wrong way to do this, so go wild and have fun with it! You could try crushing 2-3 of them to a fine crumb and sprinkle them alongside different larger chunks for some variation. The main thing is that the end product will look delicious even if it isn’t the neatest creation.
Refrigerate before serving
Chill at least for 3-4 hours until the dessert is firm, or if you want to be organized chill it overnight. Chilling is necessary for all the layers to set and it will also be much easier and less messy when cutting it. Eat and enjoy! Your family and friends will be bugging you to make this recipe time and time again once they get a taste for this delicious, no bake Oreo dessert with cream cheese and cool whip!
Calories: 582kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 4.2mg