Looking for an easy dessert recipe that will wow your guests? Look no further than Jeanette’s easy and delicious Oreo Ice Box Cake! It’s easy because it’s a no-bake dessert, made the night before, and delicious because of the soft and chewy Oreos covered in whipped cream! This delectable recipe is simple to follow and only requires a few ingredients. Plus, you can make it ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about last-minute preparations. Be sure to give this recipe a try the next time you’re looking for something sweet!

How to Make Jeanette’s Famous Oreo Ice Box Cake

Before we get into how to make it, we wanted to tell you more about one of our favorite desserts!

What Is an Ice Box Cake?

An ice box cake is a dessert that is made by layering cookies or graham crackers with whipped cream or pudding filling. The cake is then chilled in the refrigerator until the flavors have melded together.

Ice Box Cake Origin

It is believed to have originated in the United States in the early 1900s. The first recorded recipe for an ice box cake was published in 1917. Icebox cakes became popular because they were a convenient and easy way to make a dessert without having to bake. Plus, they could be made ahead of time, which was perfect for busy families.

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Oreo Ice Box Cake Recipe

  • Two (4.2 ounces) packets of instant Jell-O Oreo (or sub-Vanilla) Pudding Mix
  • Three and a half cups of milk
  • One box of chocolate graham crackers (14 ounces)
  • One (8 ounces) container of Cool Whip
  • One container of chocolate frosting (16 ounces)
  • One package of chopped Oreos

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the pudding mixes and milk until thickened.
  2. Mix in the Cool Whip and chopped up Oreos.
  3. In a 13 x 9-inch baking dish, place a layer of chocolate graham crackers.
  4. Spread half of the pudding batter evenly over the crackers.
  5. Add a new layer of crackers and the rest of the pudding mixture.
  6. Top with a final layer of crackers.
  7. Remove the lid and tinfoil liner from the frosting. Microwave for 30 seconds, then stir the frosting. Frost the top of graham crackers with icing.
  8. Cover and chill for a minimum of four hours or overnight before serving.

That’s it! You’ve now made Jeanette’s Famous Oreo Ice Box Cake. We hope you enjoy this delicious and easy recipe, and for more delicious recipes check out our blog, and if there’s any trouble with your appliances, remember expert appliance service and repair is only one call away at Moore!