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How to make an Oreo Cookie Crust is something that is really good to know.
I really like that this crust is not only easy to make, it also has so many uses!
How to make an Oreo Cookie Crust
This is the crust that can make a difference in your pie or homemade cakes such as cheesecakes.
Making this crust is about the easiest ever recipe to make too!
Did you see my listing for 20 Amazing Ice Box Pie Recipes?
Those ice box pies are also no-bake pies as they are set in a refrigerator instead of being baked. Many of those pie recipes would taste great when this Oreo crust is used to make them.
Making this recipe with Oreos that are flavored or colored can make this recipe even more fun. You can find a selection of Oreos of all or most kinds here.
You may be wondering what is an Oreo crust.
An Oreo crust is simply a pie or cake crust made using Oreo cookies. There is some work involved along with one or two additional ingredients to make the crust however.
What you should know is that Oreo cookies are the main ingredient in making this crust recipe.
As a result, this crust recipe adds the flavor and crunch from the Oreo cookies to whatever you are using it for. That is, this crust tastes just like the famous cookie sandwich itself.
What can an Oreo pie crust do for a pie?
First off, this Oreo pie crust brings the flavor of the cookies to the pie or cake that it is used for. This sweet chocolate flavor can really add to a recipe or balance out other flavors.
There are other good reasons for using cookies to make a crust.
Cookies provide the perfect hack for making a quick and simple pie crust. They also make the dessert itself sound and taste better for others.
Tips for making an Oreo pie crust.
This recipe for a pie crust is set in a refrigerator. However, you can set the crust more quickly be baking it at 350 for eight to 10 minutes.
More tips for you.
- Make this crust ahead of time. This crust can be frozen or refrigerated and used at another time, which is nice for those of us who like to prep in advance.
- The cookies will need to be crushed well to be used to make a crust. Using a food processor or good blender is the recommended way to do this. Another option is to place the cookies in a zip-top bake and sue a rolling pin to crush the cookies.
- This recipe is for an average 8" pie plate or pan.. To make a cheesecake or larger dessert, simply double the ingredients.
- Lastly, double stuffed Oreo cookies are recommended for this recipe. They add just the right enough sweetness and moisture to make this crust even better!
Personalize your Oreo cookie crust.
This cookie crust recipe is a basic yet, delicious and easy crust idea. You can certainly personalize your pie crust for your needs.
Try one of these ideas.
- Instead of using chocolate Oreos, use the Golden Oreos.
- During the holiday season, using colorful Oreos can also add to your dessert presentation.
- Does it have to be Oreo cookies? No, really just about any sandwich cookie can work in this recipe. You can even try using sugar free sandwich cookies to make a crust.
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About this Oreo pie crust recipe
This two ingredient Oreo cookie crust is mouthwatering and so easy to make. It also add flavor, crunch, and color to about any recipe that it is used in.
This no-bake Oreo cookie crust can be used in a pie or cake recipe.
pie or cake crust will mold into any baking dish you want!
To store the crust by itself for more than a day just wrap it in plastic wrap after it has set. However, you can freeze this crust (wrapped and sealed) for up to three months.
Ingredients needed to make easy Oreo cookie pie crust.
1. Blender or food processor .
2. Pie or springform cake pan.
Prep time: 12 minutes
Servings: 12 this recipe makes about 2 cups. You can adjust the ingredients as needed.
- Double Stuffed Oreo Cookies- 25 .
- Butter- 5 tablespoons melted.
How to make an Oreo Cookie Crust
Step One: prepare.
Lightly prep your pie pan or springform pan as needed. Count out your cookies.
Step Two: combine the ingredients.
Add the cookies (including the filling) to your food processor and pulse a few times in order to break up the cookies. Then process or blend on high until the cookies turn into crumbs. Tip: You may have to open the lid and scrape the sides once or twice as needed.
Pour the melted butter over the cookie crumbs and pulse the ingredients until combined.
Transfer the ingredients to your prepped pan and press them in as needed. Tip: Use the backside of a large spoon or bottom of a non-glass cup or mug to press the crust in as needed.
Step Three: set the crust.
To set this crust in a refrigerator, simply place it into a refrigerator until set, about three hours.
Set this crust quicker by baking it at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until set.
How to Make an Oreo Cookie Crust, a very easy two ingredient recipe for making tasty crust that can be used for pies and cakes.
How to Make an Oreo Cookie Crust,
- springform cake pan.
- 8" pie plate or pan.
- 25 Double Stuffed Oreo Cookies-
- 5 tbsp Butter
- Add the cookies (including the filling) to your food processor and pulse a few times in order to break up the cookies. Then process or blend on high until the cookies turn into crumbs.
- Pour the melted butter over the cookie crumbs and pulse the ingredients until combined.
- Transfer the ingredients to your prepped pan and press them in as needed to make a crust.
- To set this crust in a refrigerator, simply place it into a refrigerator until set, about three hours. Set this crust quicker by baking it at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until set.
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