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Oreo Mud Pie Recipe

This no-bake mud pie has an Oreo cookie crust, a layer of homemade chocolate pudding, and a fluffy whipped cream topping. It's cool, creamy and totally irresistible!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chill Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 698kcal


For the Crust

  • 1 (14 oz) pkg oreo cookies divided
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 tsp coarse sea salt

For the Filling

  • 6 oz semisweet chocolate or bittersweet, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cup heavy cream divided
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp espresso powder optional
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 egg yolks

For the Topping

  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract


  • Remove 4 Oreo cookies from the package and set aside. In a food processor (or a large ziploc bag with a rolling pin) crush remaining Oreo (filling intact) cookies until fine crumbs form. Add butter and salt, pulse or mix to combine.
  • Press moistened crumbs into the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish. Freeze for 30 minutes while preparing the filling
  • In a large bowl combine the chocolate, butter and vanilla. Place a mesh sieve over top and set aside.
  • To make the filling, in a medium heavy bottomed saucepan set over medium-low heat, add the milk, 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, sugar, salt, and espresso powder. Heat until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is warm, and gently bubbling.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium heatproof bowl, whisk together the remaining 1/2 cup of heavy cream, cornstarch and the egg yolks until a thick paste forms.
  • Carefully temper the egg yolks by slowly drizzling the warm mixture into the medium bowl, whisking continuously to prevent the eggs from scrambling. It will take about 5 minutes to incorporate the mixture.
  • Return the mixture to the stovetop and heat until it reaches 165 degrees on an instant read thermometer AND is thick like pudding (the thicker, the better), about 5-8 minutes. Pour over the sieve to remove any overcooked pieces of egg that make have formed. Remove the sieve and whisk the milk into the chocolate until melted. As the pudding cools the mixture will thicken.
  • Pour warm mixture into the chilled crust. Cover with plastic wrap, directly on the pudding. Chill in the refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight until fully set. It should be firm to the touch.
  • When ready to serve in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment or a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Spread over the pudding, then remove the filling from the remaining 4 Oreo cookies and crumble over top.
  • Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.


Serving: 8serving | Calories: 698kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 271mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 2031IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg