Mint Oreo Layer Pie Is The Perfect Dessert To Make Ahead Of Time

Looking for the perfect dessert to make a head of time and keep in the fridge? This Mint Oreo Layer Pie is it! It might look complicated but the layers only have a few ingredients. Best of all you can customize the color of the white mint layers! Why not try chocolate shavings and fresh mint leaves on top?

This delicious dessert includes a layer of cookie in the center that only gets better overnight. At the very least you want to let it set for 4 hours. The wait is worth it. Chocolate hazelnut and refreshing mint filling lend the perfect taste and texture.

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 20 double stuffed oreos
  • 5 tablespoons of butter melted

Chocolate Filling

  • 1 pkg (8 oz) of cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread)
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup whipped cream

Mint Filling

  • 1/2 pkg (4 oz) of cream cheese
  • 15 white Oreo centers (save the outside cookie layer)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 3/4 cup whipped cream
  • Food coloring (optional. This looks great white too)

Cookie Layer

  • Oreo outsides (from earlier when you separated the centers)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. For the crust, blend the 20 Oreos in a food processor. Add the melted butter and mix well.

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Press into a 9 inch pie plate and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool.

Unbaked oreo crust prepared in pie dish
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While the crust sets, beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar and Nutella until creamy and set aside.

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Powdered sugar being beaten into Nutella and cream cheese
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Beat the whipping cream to form stiff peaks and then fold this into the Nutella mix to make your chocolate layer.

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Scoop about 5 heaping tablespoons onto the crust and smooth with the back of a spoon. Put this in the fridge to chill while you make your mint layer.

Chocolate hazelnut layer spread on an Oreo pie crust
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Separate 15 Oreos and put the centers into a large mixing bowl (keep the outsides for layering in the pie).

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Add the cream cheese and powdered sugar. Beat until smooth. Mix in the peppermint extract and set aside.

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Beat the second amount of whipping cream to form stiff peaks then fold this into the mixture. If you want to color this layer add the food coloring. (We prefer gel coloring but liquid will work too.) Remove the pie from the fridge and spread a thin layer of the mint on top of the chocolate layer.

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Put the 1/2 cup of cream in a small mixing bowl and add the 1/2 tsp of peppermint extract. Dunk the outsides of the Oreo cookies in the mix a let them soak the cream in for a few seconds. Allow the cream to drip off each cookie and place them over the mint layer until the pie is covered. You might need to break some of the cookies to make them all fit. Cover the pie as best you can.  

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Spread on another chocolate layer and chill the pie again for about 10 minutes. Add another mint layer. Crush up the remaining Oreo outsides and finish the pie by topping it off with the crumbs.

Mint Oreo Layer Pie being assembled
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Completely assembled Oreo Layer Pie
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Cover the pie and chill it overnight. The Oreo layer in the middle will soak up the cream and soften. The texture of the pie will be similar to a dense mousse. Make sure you let this pie chill long enough or the layers will be too soft and can run together. This is thee perfect dessert to make a day or two ahead of time. it will be great in the fridge for up to a week.

Serves 8 large slices.

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