Oreo® Dream Bars


Posted: May 16

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Yield: 9 servings

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Oreo® Dream Bars taste as if they've stepped out of your wildest dessert fantasies: in fact, they might just be the stuff dreams are made of! A crunchy and buttery Oreo crust serves as the foundation for thick, creamy layers of cream cheese, whipped topping, and Oreo pudding, combining to mirror the Oreo filling of legend. What makes these Oreo Dream Bars even more dreamy is the fact that they require no oven whatsoever: just some chilling time and the desire to chill out with a fabulously-fantastic treat!


Ingredients

• 1 (14.3-ounce) package of Oreo cookies, divided • 4 tablespoons butter, melted • 1 (4.2-ounce) package of instant Oreo pudding mix • 1 1/2 cups milk • 4 ounces cream cheese • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract • 1 (8-ounce) container imitation whipped topping, divided

Directions

Step 1

In a blender or food processor, finely crush about 18 of the Oreo cookies.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter and finely crushed cookies until well moistened.

Step 3

Press the cookie mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 8x8-inch baking dish.

Step 4

Place the baking dish in the freezer until completely cooled and hardened, about 30 minutes.

Step 5

In a small bowl, mix the pudding mix with the milk.

Step 6

Refrigerate the pudding until ready to use.

Step 7

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla together.

Step 8

Fold 1 cup of the imitation whipped topping into the cream cheese mixture.

Step 9

Spread the cream cheese mixture over the crust in the baking dish.

Step 10

Spread the pudding over the cream cheese layer.

Step 11

Spread the remaining imitation whipped topping over the pudding layer.

Step 12

Refrigerate the baking dish for at least 2 hours or freeze for at least 1 hour.

Step 13

In a plastic bag, break the remaining cookies.

Step 14

Sprinkle the cookie crumbles over the baking dish.

Step 15

Cut into bars and serve.


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