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No Bake Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe

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Three ingredients, a little stacking, and an overnight chill is all it takes to have an out of this world No-Bake Oreo Icebox Cake for dessert!

This super easy dessert is a breeze to prepare and will thrill the chocoholics and Oreo fans in your life. Add whipped cream and Oreo Thins to your shopping list and you’re set!

Oreo Icebox Cake on a white serving plate

Oreo Icebox Cake

Oreos are a given at our house. They’re the go-to dessert when we’re out of my homemade treats, or gasp, when I’ve made something with nuts, mint, coconut or caramel. Double Stuf is the preferred variety, but the traditional Oreos will do. I had never purchased Oreo Thins before making this Oreo Icebox Cake, but they were readily available.

Tips for Making an Icebox Cake

An old fashioned icebox cake is basically layered chocolate wafers and whipped cream. The moisture of the cream softens the cookies as they chill overnight in the refrigerator. Nothing easier than a 2 ingredient, no bake dessert!

  • All this Oreo Icebox Cake recipe entails is arranging these svelte Oreos on a plate, topping them with billowy whipped cream and repeating.
  • I sweetened my whipped cream slightly, but feel free to leave out the sugar as the Oreos will provide plenty of sweetness.
  • The most difficult part of this recipe is stacking the Oreos to make a level cake. Start with 3 Oreo Thins in the middle of your plate, then add a ring of 9 Oreos around those. Pipe on whipped cream and repeat.
  • Use a piping bag with a star tip to apply the whipped cream if you want a more formal looking dessert. Alternatively, spread the whipped cream over each layer with an offset spatula.
  • Carefully eye ball each layer to make sure they’re level before adding the next! The chief Oreo eater in the house gave this cake his hearty approval.
Overhead view of Oreo Icebox Cake on a white plate with a gray napkin

 

Two Sweetie Pies

Thanks again to my lovely friend, Danielle, for another magnificent recipe! She is my go-to blogger for decadent treats. I promise you will love whatever you try from her blog!!! We share a recipe from each other’s sites every second Monday of the month.

Check out Danielle’s take on Oreo Ice Box Cake as well as her social media sites! Plus make sure to stop by her blog and check out which of my recipes she made this month, too.

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Oreo Icebox Cake close view of cookies and cream on a white ceramic plate

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Yield: 8 servings

No Bake Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe

No Bake Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe

A super easy no bake icebox cake with 3 ingredients. Adapted from Hugs & Cookies.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Oreo Thins
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted, optional

Instructions

  1. Beat the cream to soft peaks, adding sifted powdered sugar if desire.
  2. Arrange a layer of cookies on small, round cake plate, making a circle. I used 12 per layer.
  3. Spread or pipe on cream and repeat placing cookies in a circular pattern
  4. Chill overnight, then cut into slices and serve!

Notes

Total time does not include overnight chilling.

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33 comments on “No Bake Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe”

  1. What a great idea!!!
    love

  2. I could see girls making this for a sleepover:@)

  3. my god…I wish I were younger and could simply dig into this heavenly cake without a 2nd thought on my waistline!

  4. What a creative way to use oreos! I haven’t had one in so many years, I can’t even recall the last time I had one! Did it slice neatly? Does the cream soften up the oreos so you can slice through easily? Looks like a fun dessert that kids can make too!

    • Hi, Eva,
      Yes, the Oreos soften up after a night in the refrigerator and it slices surprisingly well with a serrated knife. Not perfect slices, but good enough 🙂

  5. Ooooh I love your pick!!!! So funny we both chose an easier yet still delish recipe!!! 😘😘

  6. Hi Liz – simple and delicious! We have LOTS of OREO lovers at our house who would be delighted to have a slice of this on their dessert plate. Have a beautiful Easter week my friend!

  7. This is a perfect dessert for my grandson oreo is his favorite

  8. I had one of these planned for later this season, you beat me to it! I love Oreo Thins, they’re my fave ~ and your cake looks incredible!

  9. Michael Hirsch’s fave cookie: Oreos. And, that’s why I never became of competent cookie baker like you, Liz. He would have LOVED this dessert only he would have never gone for Oreo Thins. With him it would be All or Nothing. This does look pretty darn tasty, even I have to admit that.

  10. This is brilliant! Love all those oreos 🙂 I’ve never seen the thins but that would make me happy since I never loved the cream middle anyway – yummy!

  11. This is pretty dang perfect. Simple desserts are just the best! And Oreos. . .they’re just irresistible :). Have a great week, Liz!

  12. We have a similar ‘family recipe’ with chocolate wafers but they are much thinner and absobrs the moisture of the cream so cuts easily. Would love to see a slice cut from this cake! Look harder?

  13. What a fun cake! Would love to try this.

  14. Yummy! What a delicious treat, Liz! Perfect for me!

  15. This is such a great idea to make with kids- looks insanely good too! xo

  16. LOL Your first sentence made me laugh. Looks good…sure kids like this one.

  17. I love easy dessert like this one. This looks delicious and fun!!

  18. What a dreamy ice box cake! This is cookies and cream perfection 🙂

  19. This is just awesome! My family would totally love it!

  20. This icebox cake looks a little too good to be true! I don’t keep Oreos in my house, but this recipe makes me want to go out and buy 2 packs lol. I’ve never made an icebox cake.

  21. What a delightful looking dessert.

  22. This looks so simple to make and even more delicious to eat!

  23. So beautifully put together and sooo scrumptious looking…Since you’re using thin Oreos, it is less calories right?

  24. Wow what an beautiful and mouth watery cake it is. Most importantly it is prepared quickly without baking so there is no loop hole for cake to get burnt. It can be prepared any time. All the ingredients are available in my kitchen.

  25. Oreo Thins are a big hit at my house, both the original and the golden ones. I’ve also vowed to churn out more no-bake desserts this summer. This beauty just moved to the top of the list!

  26. oh yessss–this is a gorgeous icebox cake and I love that it uses REAL whipped cream!!

  27. What a fun and simple dessert, Lizzy! Oreos are my guilty pleasure…this no-bake cake is perfection <3

    Toodles, Tammy

  28. This was the easiest dessert to make and everyone raved about it!

  29. Love that I can put this together in no time!

  30. This is my go-to dessert when I’m super busy. Super tasty and everyone loves it.

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