This Oreo cookie crust recipe is a must-have recipe for all bakers. This beautiful Oreo cookie crust is the perfect foundation for all kinds of decadent desserts, including scrumptious chocolate mousse pies. Hint, hint: on Monday I’ll be posting a recipe for the most scrumptious chocolate mousse pie you’ve ever tasted! And of course, it features this yummy Oreo cookie crust. You’re going to want to save this recipe for upcoming holiday baking.
Making an Oreo cookie crust is really easy and takes only two basic ingredients: salted butter and your favorite Oreo cookies. What could be simpler? Although I used salted butter, you can use unsalted butter and add a pinch of salt. This recipe produces one beautiful Oreo cookie crust that fits a 9-inch or 10-inch round pie dish.
Making an Oreo cookie crust takes only 10 minutes from start to finish. Today I made the crust using original Oreos, but you can also use Golden Oreos, Mint Oreos, Lemon Oreos or any another type of sandwich cookie of your choosing. A crust made with any of these cookie options will taste delicious!
It’s a snap to make this Oreo cookie crust recipe in a food processor as the Oreo cookies are crushed in under a minute. Add the Oreos and melted butter to the food processor. There’s no need to scrape out the cookie filling. Use the entire Oreo cookie. Continue to pulse until the cookies are processed to the right consistency – that of coarse meal or crumbs. I’ve included images so you can see the consistency first hand.
If you don’t have a food processor, simply put the Oreo cookies inside a Ziplock bag and gently pound them with a kitchen tool (like a rolling pin) until they are reduced to fine crumbs. Protect your countertop by putting a thick kitchen towel underneath the Ziplock bag to cushion the blows.
Using a spatula, transfer the cookie crumb mixture to your pie dish. Spread it evenly on the bottom and up the sides of the dish. Press down with the spatula very firmly to compact the crumbs all over and form your special Oreo cookie crust. If you’re preparing a no-bake pie recipe, simply refrigerate the Oreo cookie crust for about 30-40 minutes before adding the filling. As the crust gets cooler, the butter within the crumb mixture will harden up a bit which will help prevent the crust from crumbling. Because no one ones a crust to fall apart and ruin a beautiful dessert filling.
But if you prefer a slightly crispier crust like the one pictured above, bake it at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove it from the oven and allow it to cool down completely before adding any filling to the crust.
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My Breville Sous Chef Food Processor is one of my favorite kitchen tools. I bought mine at Williams Sonoma, but you can buy yours online from Amazon. It comes with 5 multi-function discs and 3 blades. I store it on my countertop right next to my Vitamix blender so it’s ready to use at a moment’s notice. Only my most-used kitchen tools get to take up precious counter space!
Oreo Cookie Crust
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 1 Pie Crust 1x
This Oreo cookie crust recipe is a must-have recipe for all bakers. This beautiful Oreo cookie crust is the perfect foundation for all kinds of decadent desserts, including scrumptious chocolate mousse pies.
- 28 whole Oreo cookies
- 6 + 1/2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
- Add the Oreo cookies and melted butter to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until the cookies are reduced to fine crumbs.
- With a spatula, transfer the cookie crumb mixture to a 9- or 10-inch pie dish. Spread the mixture evenly on the bottom and sides of the pie dish. Press down firmly with your spatula to compact the Oreo cookie crust.
- For no-bake recipes, refrigerate the Oreo cookie crust for 30-40 minutes before adding the filling. For a slightly firmer, crispier crust – bake it for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove the pie dish from the oven and allow the Oreo cookie crust to cool completely before adding the filling. Enjoy!
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Dessert, Party, Potluck
- Method: Oven
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: oreo pie crust, oreo cookie crust, oreo crust recipe
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Have you ever made an Oreo cookie crust from scratch? What are your favorite fillings? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!
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Another easy summer pie that wows guests is put fresh strawberries brushed with a little fresh fruit glaze in the oreo crust and top with fresh whipped cream or cool whip. It’s a favorite in our house!
Oh wow, Julie! That sounds delicious! Thank you so much for sharing that yummy idea. It’s perfect for strawberry season!
Can you give me a simple chocolate cream cheese recipe to go with the Oreo pie crust. Thank you b
Yum, that would be a great base for an ice cream pie. Delicious!!
I’m not a massive fan of Oreas – but crushed up and mixed into a pie base like this, I think they’d be really nice x
I love Oreo and this looks delicious. I would love to make this for my next party. Thanks for sharing.
Oreos are my favorite cookie aside from warm chocolate chip cookies. My husband loves sugar free chocolate pie as a treat. I bet it would taste amazing with the Oreo crust too.
You can make so many delicious no bake pies with an Oreo Cookie crust! My two favorites are Peanut Butter Pie, and Strawberry Cream Pie. Both of which would be fabulous with this wonderful recipe!
That sounds like an easy and yummy crust. A great alternative to the usual type.
Mmm! Such an easy to make (and tasty) crust! Can’t wait until Monday’s recipe! :)
I totally prefer making my own crusts. I will have to try your recipe to make my own cookie crust sometime!
Yummy! I definetly want to make this. It would be perfect with a ice cream filling and a whipped topping.
This is making my mouth water. And it’s 2am here! Ahhh! I’ll have to pin this and look at it again later :) looks delicious, thank you!
I am drooling all over myself. An oreo cookie crust? Yes! I need to stop buying them already made from the store. This would taste so much better.
This looks amazing! We are huge Oreo fans, so this is right up my alley! Looks easy enough for me to do..
This looks delicious. I am going to have to surprise the kids with a pie this weekend now.
Yes please, love oreos….pinning this!
What a great idea to make a crust from oeros – I bet it tastes delicious as well!
that oreo cookie crust looks so yummy??? what a great recipe – it just proved that you can never go wrong with oreos, Ha?
this is so decadent! i have a weakness for sweet food and this is a new one to add with the many sweet favorites i have!
It’s a really good choice to make a better baked product, it’s really useful! Thank you for the instruction.
Interesting !!! Oreos are the best things !!! I take it that this crust can be used as the base to make cheese cakes. I will try the oreo base for my chocolate cheese cake – would surely be a good addition.