oreo chocolate milkshake with whip cream and vanilla ice cream

March 6 is National Oreo Day, and what better way to celebrate the occasion than with delicious Oreo recipes? But first, a few fun Oreo facts:

  • 50% of consumers twist and pull the two cookies apart before eating them.
  • It takes about two hours to make and bake one Oreo cookie.
  • 40 billion Oreo cookies are produced each year from factories in 18 countries.
  • The number of Oreo cookies made in one year could circle the Earth five times.

Now, on to the recipes!

Oreo Cookie Balls

This classic is a hit with kids and adults alike. Perfect for parties or just for a special dessert at home, here’s how to make Oreo cookie balls.

You will need:

  • 1 pkg. softened brick cream cheese
  • 36 finely crushed Oreo cookies
  • 4 packages white baking chocolate, melted ​


  1. Mix cream cheese and cookie crumbs.
  2. Shape into 48 balls.
  3. Freeze for 10 minutes.
  4. Dip each ball in melted chocolate, then place in a single layer in waxed paper-lined pan.​
  5. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  6. Enjoy!

Black & White Oreo Brownie Cheesecake Bars

Set aside about four hours from start to finish for these delectable cheesecake bars. But don’t worry: the time you devote to this dessert will be well worth it!

You will need:

  • 1 pkg. fudge brownie mix
  • 2 pkg. softened brick cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 36 Oreos, divided


  • Heat oven to 325F.
  • Place foil on 13×9-inch pan and then coat with cooking spray.
  • Make brownie batter per directions on box, then pour into pan.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Center will be almost set; do not bake to completion.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer in large bowl; add sour cream and mix well.
  • Add eggs and beat on low speed until blended.
  • Cut five cookies in half and chop up seven of the remaining cookies.
  • Arrange remaining whole cookies over partially-baked brownie, making four rows of six cookies each.
  • Place halved cookies in the empty spaces.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture over the brownies and top with chopped cookies.
  • Bake 35 to 40 minutes and cool completely.
  • Refrigerate for about three hours.
  • Cut into bars and serve.

Oreo Milkshake

These yummy Oreo milkshakes make the perfect after-school treat and only take 10 minutes to make.

You will need:

  • 6 Oreos, divided
  • 1 tbsp chocolate syrup
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 2-1/2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream


  • Cut one cookie into quarters and set aside for garnish.
  • Chop four of the remaining cookies and set aside. ​
  • Crush the remaining cookie into crumbs, then pour into a shallow dish.
  • Brush rims of 4, 8 oz. glasses with chocolate syrup. ​
  • Dip the tops of the glasses into the cookie crumbs, coating evenly.
  • Blend milk and ice cream in blender.
  • Add chopped cookies, then pulse until blended.
  • Pour into glasses, and top with whipped cream and reserved cookie pieces.

Oreo S’Mores Dip

If you love roasting marshmallows over a campfire, you will love this fun at-home S’mores Dip recipe you can do from the warmth of your kitchen.

You will need:

  • 1 pkg. brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. white baking chocolate, melted
  • 12 chopped Oreos
  • 4 cups regular sized marshmallows


  • Heat oven to 350F.
  • Mix chocolate and cream cheese in bowl until blended, then stir in chopped cookies.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture into nine-inch pie plate, then top with marshmallows.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until heated through and top is lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven, then heat the broiler.
  • Place the dip four inches from heat.
  • Broil one to two minutes or until marshmallows look golden brown.
  • Cool slightly and serve.

Oreo Raspberry & Creme Squares

For this sweet raspberry and creme square recipe, you will need:

  • 3 cups softened raspberry sherbet
  • 18 Oreo Fudge Cremes, divided
  • 12 fresh raspberries
  • 3 cups softened vanilla ice cream
  • 3/4 cup thawed, frozen whipped topping


  • Spray square eight-inch pan with cooking spray, then line with plastic wrap.
  • Spread the sherbet onto the bottom of the pan.
  • Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Chop 12 cookies coarsely, pressing gently into the top of the dessert.
  • Cover it all with ice cream.
  • Freeze for three hours or until firm.
  • Unmold dessert onto a plate and remove the plastic wrap.
  • Cut the rest of the cookies in half to use as garnish with the whipped topping and fresh raspberries.

Happy National Oreo Day!

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