Oreo Cookie Bark

This Oreo Cookie Bark is a simple no bake treat that takes Oreo cookies to the next level! Two creamy layers of dark chocolate are loaded with crushed cookies and filled with homemade Oreo filling!

Super Easy Oreo Cookie Dessert Recipe

*This recipe was originally posted in January, 2013. 

When I first posted this recipe back in January, 2013 (omg how is that 5 years ago?!) I knew it would be a hit. I hadn’t ever seen anything like this before, and of course, any chance I have to make homemade Oreo filling I am all in.

I mean, I am 100% a filling girl…is there even a point to eating a non-Double Stuf Oreo? I mean, unless you’re on a diet or something? I did create a whole recipe for Cookie Filling Dip…it’s really the best way to portion control your filling to cookie ratio.

Anyhow, this is really a next level Oreo treat. You have chocolate, Oreo cookies, AND a heavy-handed helping of cream filling. Plus, you don’t have to turn on your oven, and I actually keep mine in the freezer during the warm months for a sweet treat when I’m in the mood. Which, lets be real, is pretty much always.

Image of Oreo Cookie Bark

I am all about bark.  It’s like a lazy person’s candy.  No molds necessary.

How to Make Oreo Cookie Bark

Start by chopping up some nice dark chocolate. I say “nice” because the better quality chocolate you use, the better this will be.

Image of Chopped Chocolate

Then grab some Oreos. This will be one of the only times I say to use diet Oreos. You don’t need the extra filling in the crushed bits, because you’re going to take care of the filling situation on your own…

Image of Stacked Oreo Cookies

And chop them up very finely. You can use a food processor, a blender, or a knife and a cutting board, just make sure there aren’t large pieces.

Melt half the chocolate and stir in your crumbs.

Image of Oreo Cookie Crumbs

Spread that on a lined baking sheet and place it in the freezer to set up.

Image of Chocolate Oreo Cookie Layer on a Baking Sheet

While the chocolate is chilling, make the filling.

Oreo should really package their filling and sell it on its own…I mean…

Image of Homemade Oreo Cream in The Mixing Bowl


When your chocolate is set, spread the filling on top…

Image of Homemade Oreo Filling


All the way to the edges, and chill this while you prepare the remaining chocolate and cookies.

Image of Homemade Oreo Cream Spread Over Chocolate Base

Now repeat the process again. Melt the remaining chocolate and crush up seven more Oreo cookies. Spread this on top of the filling…

Image of Spreading Top Chocolate Layer

Image of Oreo Cookie Bark Pre-Set

Let that whole situation set up (I do place it in the freezer to speed up the process) and then cut it into pieces…

It might break up a bit, but that’s fine…it’s a messy, delicious excuse for dessert.
Image of Oreo Cookie Bark Stacked on a Plate

You can make this as thin or thick as you prefer, just don’t spread the chocolate too thin, as it won’t hold together very well.


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Oreo Cookie Bark

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30 pieces 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


This Oreo Cookie Bark is a simple no bake treat that takes Oreo cookies to the next level! Two creamy layers of dark chocolate are loaded with crushed cookies and filled with homemade Oreo filling!


  • 16 ounces good quality dark or semi-sweet chocolate
  • 14 Oreo Cookies
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Finely crush or chop the Oreo cookies, divide in half and set aside.
  3. Chop the chocolate and divide in half. Place half the chocolate in a medium, heat safe bowl. Bring an inch of water in a medium pot to a simmer. Place the bowl on top of the simmering pot (making sure the bowl doesn’t touch the water) and melt the chocolate, stirring frequently. Alternately, you can melt the chocolate in the microwave in 30- second increments, stirring in between each until melted and smooth.
  4. When chocolate is melted stir in half of the crushed Oreos. Spread the mixture evenly in a thin layer on your prepared pan.
  5. Place in freezer to set, 10-15 minutes.
  6. In the bowl of your stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the butter and shortening until smooth, 1-2 minutes. Turn the mixer to low and slowly add in the powdered sugar. Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and mix for 1 more minute, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary. Set aside.
  7. Remove chocolate from freezer and spread the filling on top of the chocolate using an off-set spatula. Place back in freezer for another 15 minutes.
  8. Melt the remaining chocolate and stir in the remaining Oreo cookies using the same method as before. Spread this evenly on top of the chilling filling layer. Place back in the freezer for another 10-15 minutes until top layer of chocolate is set.
  9. Keep frozen or refrigerate until ready to serve.
  10. Cut into pieces.


Cut when chilled.
Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days


  • Serving Size: 1 Piece
  • Calories: 356
  • Sugar: 43.1 g
  • Sodium: 118.7 mg
  • Fat: 15.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.2 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.7 mg

Keywords: oreo cookie recipe, oreo recipe, oreo dessert recipe, oreo dessert, bark recipe, no bake dessert, no bake dessert recipe, easy no bake dessert

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101 comments on “Oreo Cookie Bark”

  1. I loved the recipe but got a lot of separation of top layer of chocolate as I was cutting ( and I also tried breaking ) into pieces– The bottom 2 layers held together well though. Will you please provide any tips to prevent this from happening next time?? Thank you!
    I love your book and site!!

  2. I would like to know if you can tell me how much 14 Oreos crushed are close to being? One half cup or one cup or ? Thank you.

  3. Question……..what brand names of good quality chocolate do you recommend? And what can you use in place of shortening since I don’t keep that in the house and prefer not to buy……..I am looking forward to making this however! Thank you!

    1. You can use all butter in place of shortening. And I would use Guittard, Ghirardelli, even Trader Joe’s sells a pound size chocolate bar perfect for melting. I wouldn’t recommend using regular chocolate chips. My favorite is Callebaut.

  4. I just love your blog! Ilove the recipes (especially the oreo recipes-unfortunately I love them) but I reallly enjoyed reading your stories and comments! You are so funny and I can relate!! Thanks for making me smile!! This is the first time I have ever commented – I just really enjoyed reading it! I will be back!!

  5. You are the best!! I made these today… only difference was adding 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla to the filling and BOOM– football treats for the playoffs!! 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  6. “Everything in moderation.” That is my motto. PLUS, I view recipes like this for scrumptious wonderful desserts as a reason to get a crowd together, make the dessert, and SHARE IT. I don’t want to die tomorrow and have had a protein bar, small salad, and poached chicken breast with broccoli the day before. Know what I mean? HAHA. So keep your wonderful recipes comin’!!!!

  7. Jen @ Jen's Favorite Cookies

    I hate making candy, unless it’s this “lazy-person” variety. Then I love it. Cuz I love being lazy. And I love oreos. It’s a match made in heaven!

  8. Nancy L. Bowen

    Some people just carry things a bit too far. {eople should remember—“everything in moderation.” You don’t have to eat everything, and you don’t have to eat the WHOLE thing (dessert). A little bit never hurt anyone, AND might improve your mood! Thanks for all you do! The recipes are woderful.

  9. Lisa @ Floating Along...

    Faithful follower, here! Obviously I am not a resolution person 😉 Looks delicious!!

  10. Mercedes@Satisfy My Sweet Tooth

    I have not, and will not ever leave you by unsubscribing! I am certainly trying to eat healthier after binge eating Christmas cookies, but everything in moderation! This bark looks so scrumptious and easy to make!

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