This decadent Oreo icebox cake is incredibly easy to make and requires only six ingredients. It’s a perfect dessert for kids birthday parties that doesn’t require heating up the kitchen. As is, this cooling cake offers a delightful cookies-n-cream flavor profile, but feel free to switch things up by using your favorite Oreo cookie flavor. 

Recipe by Well Done


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Recipe Summary

15 mins
8 hrs 15 mins
Serves 10 (serving size: 1/10 of cake)


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  • Beat heavy cream in bowl of a stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment on medium-high speed for 2 minutes. Add powdered sugar, and beat until stiff peaks form. Reserve 3/4 cup of the whipped cream for topping. Stir chopped cookies into remaining whipped cream. 

  • Line an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Pour Oreo cream mixture into prepared pan, and spread in an even layer. Place Oreo Thins in a food processor, and process until finely ground. Add butter and process until combined. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over Oreo cream mixture; fold plastic wrap over cake, and freeze at least 8 hours.

  • Invert cake onto a serving plate; discard plastic wrap. Top with reserved whipped cream, and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Garnish with more cookies if desired.