Oreo Chunk Cookies

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Oreo Chunk Cookie makes a delicious new buttery, chewy cookie using another cookie as the featured ingredient. It’s double-cookie perfection!

There’s a reason people of all ages love Cookie Recipes like Oreo Chunk Cookies or Chocolate Chip Cookies – they’re easy to make, they’re the perfect portion size, and they’re fun to share.

Oreo Chunk Cookies in stack

OREO CHUNK COOKIES

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love Oreos, so people are always trying to figure out new ways to use Oreos in fun new Oreo Dessert Recipes. This recipe takes broken Oreos and magically forms them into a new super-cookie that will satisfy your Oreo cravings.

This Oreo Cookie is buttery, chewy, crispy and full of chunks of Oreos in addition to a heaping helping of Oreo crumbs. You’ve never had a cookie like it and there’s almost even odds it will be your new favorite cookie. Add this to your Christmas Cookie Exchange Plate, it will be a crowd favorite!

Oreo Chunk Cookies in stack with bite removed

Oreo Chunk Cookies are perfect for parties, holidays, or for just baking an easy recipe with your family. Since most people won’t have heard of making cookies out of Oreos, they’re a great dessert that your guests will impress your guests.

These cookies are also perfect for dunking in milk or under Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate Ganache for a delicious sundae. Even better, make these into ice cream sandwiches, they’re the perfect base for the ultimate summer dessert.

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College Cookie Tradition

This Oreo Chunk Cookie recipe was inspired by the local favorite Washington D.C. restaurant Wisemiller’s Deli, which has been selling a similar cookie for decades. Many students at nearby Georgetown University list this cookie among their favorites.

Wisey’s Deli has grown from what used to be a local convenience store for kids to get snacks and toiletries and mixers without having to take the shuttle to the grocery store and over the years it grew into a nearby row house to become a sandwich shop.

This cookie has earned a cult following along with the equally famous Chicken Madness Sub Sandwich

 

Oreo Chunk Cookies on baking sheet
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How to make GORGEOUS COOKIES:

Sometimes it can feel like a letdown. You make cookie dough, let it rest and once baked you wonder why your cookies don’t look photoshoot ready like the ones you saw in photos or from the bakery. There is a trick to this! 

This doesn’t affect the flavor of the cookie dough, but it does affect the texture of the cookie as the additional chunks of cookie on the exterior of the cookie add a great chewy yet crispy texture to the cookies. 

If you stir all the Oreos into the dough, they’ll be hidden inside the cookie. Here’s what your cookies would look like if you mix all the Oreos into the batter (still delicious, but not as pretty). This is actually how Wisey’s makes their Oreo Cookies:

Oreo Chunk Cookies without rolling in chunks before baking

If you want your cookies to look like the rest of the pictures in this post you can instead add 1/3 of the chunks to your batter, then roll the cookies in the remaining chunks. By rolling the cookie dough into the chunks the cookies end up looking like this:

Oreo Chunk Cookies in stack, top-down view

After making the dough, refrigerate it for 30 minutes to an hour so it’s easier to roll into dough balls. Put the remaining Oreo chunks in a large bowl and roll them on the outside of the cookie dough balls. This slightly different technique makes the cookies so gorgeous.  Rolling the dough balls in Oreos ensures they’re throughout and outside the cookie, which makes them look and taste bakery worthy.

VARIATIONS ON OREO CHUNK COOKIES

  • Chocolate Chips: Add semisweet or milk chocolate chips to your batter to have an even richer cookie.
  • Baking Chips: Give your cookies bursts of flavor with white chocolate chips, mint chips (great for the holidays!), or salted caramel chips.
  • Melted Chocolate: Dip the cookies halfway in melted chocolate or dip the bottom half of the cookie in chocolate. Microwave either white chocolate chips/white chocolate candy bark or dark chocolate chips in a glass bowl, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Nuts: Stir in some chopped peanuts, or your favorite nuts, to give the cookies some extra crunch!
  • Flavored Oreos: Swap out the Oreos for your favorite special flavor of Oreo like birthday cake, mint, red velvet, or white Oreos.

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Tips for making Oreo Chunk Cookies

  • Allow the butter to soften at room temperature before mixing. Melted butter will cause the dough to spread and flatten. If the butter is too cold, it won’t cream and form air pockets. Air pockets make your cookies light and fluffy.
  • If you want the cookies to be perfectly chewy, bake them until the edges are set and slightly browned.
  • Keep these cookies moist, make sure you store them in a closed container. Add a slice of bread to the container to maintain moisture control.
  • Microwave the cookies for 10 seconds before enjoying to bring back a bit of fresh out of the oven flavor.

HOW TO STORE OREO CHUNK COOKIES

  • Serve: Keep Oreo Chunk Cookies in a sealed container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • Store: You can store your cookies longer in the fridge for up to a week. To get your cookies chewy again, pop in the microwave for about 15 seconds.
  • Freeze: Freeze your cookie dough or baked cookies for up to 2 months in an airtight container. Freeze cookie dough on a baking sheet for an hour before transferring to a freezer bag.

 

Oreo Chunk Cookies held up

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Oreo Chunk Cookie

4.96 from 25 votes
  • Yield: 24 Cookies
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Course: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Author: Sabrina Snyder

Oreo Chunk Cookie makes a delicious new buttery, chewy cookie using another cookie as the featured ingredient. It's double-cookie perfection!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 Oreos , processed to a very fine crumb
  • 16 Oreos , crushed into chunks

Instructions

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the softened butter, brown sugar and white sugar until well blended.
  3. Beat in the vanilla and eggs until light and creamy.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. Add in the Oreo crumbs.

  5. Add in the sifted ingredients on lowest speed setting until just blended.

  6. Stir in 1/3 of the Oreo chunks and refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

  7. Roll dough into 1 tablespoon sized ball and roll in remaining chunks then add to a cookie sheet about 3 inches apart (refrigerate the remaining cookie dough balls you've rolled while the first batch bakes).

  8. Bake for 13-15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are lightly browned.

  9. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely and bake the remaining batches.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 24 Cookies, Amount per serving: 219 calories, Calories: 219g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 33mg, Sodium: 135mg, Potassium: 56mg, Sugar: 18g, Vitamin A: 255g, Calcium: 16g, Iron: 1.7g

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Keywords: Oreo Chunk Cookie, Oreo Cookies
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Oreo Cookie Collage Photos

Photos from a previous version of this post in 2015.

Oreo Chunk Cookies on parchment paper

Oreo Chunk Cookie ingredients in bowlChopped Oreos for Oreo Chunk Cookies
Oreo Chunk Cookie on pile of OreosOreo Chunk Cookies with milk
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Comments

  1. The directions say add egg and egg yolk. Is it just one whole egg and just the yolk of the other one? Can’t wait to try these!

    1. So sorry, this comment got snared in the spam filter somehow! The recipe was updated to reflect two whole eggs in more testing and I forgot to add that in the instructions. Thanks for pointing that out, I updated it. πŸ™‚

  2. Just put the last batch in the oven, can’t wait to see how the rest turn out. They look and smell delicious. My only issue was the batter was very,very sticky, but it didn’t affect taste at all.

    1. I know, right? I literally feel like I blinked and here we have kids and are officially adults and everything!

  3. Oh my goodness, this reminds me of oreo cookie dough ice cream. In other words, heaven in every bite. πŸ™‚ Ha! Love this recipe and will be trying it.

  4. I just bookmarked this recipe! I have two daughters who love oreos, so I bet they’d love these cookies. I can’t wait to try them out. They look so delicious!

  5. Oh now I need to decide if I make this cookies or the strawberry white chocolate ones that recently wrote about! Darn it! Both sound so yummy.

    1. Make both! It will be like you were at the wedding in spirit! πŸ˜‰ ok ok, jokes aside go with the oreo one first!

  6. Be still my heart! How did you know I loved oreos?! πŸ˜‰ This one will be dangerous to make, but I can’t resist, so it is going onto my list. I made the Korean beef tonight. Everyone gave it a big thumbs up. πŸ™‚

    1. You’ll love these cookies! So glad they liked the Korean Beef, it is a big winner with us too. One of the few things my oldest will eat!

    1. Oh yes! I once brushed the bottoms with chocolate and let it set before making the ice cream sandwich with oreo ice cream. Words just don’t even describe the amazing moment that was!

  7. All of your Oreo related recipes look absolutely amazing. I always appreciate cookie recipes that are from scratch yet still easy.

  8. OMG! These Oreo recipes you’re posting are driving me crazy! It’s going to be an Oreo fest this weekend!