Quick and Delicious Black Forest Oreo Dessert Recipe

Indulge in the delightful fusion of classic flavors with Black Forest Oreo Dessert, a decadent treat that combines the rich, fruity taste of a traditional Black Forest cake with the beloved crunch of Oreos. This no-bake dessert layers creamy, cherry-filled goodness, luscious chocolate pudding, and whipped cream with crushed Oreo cookies for a texture and flavor contrast that’s simply irresistible. Perfect for celebrations, holiday gatherings, or as a luxurious treat to enjoy any day, this dessert is easy to assemble and sure to impress. Dive into this sumptuous dessert and experience the blissful harmony of chocolate, cherries, and Oreos.

The creation of Black Forest Oreo Dessert was inspired by a happy accident during a family gathering. Tasked with making dessert, I found myself with a pantry of mismatched ingredients: Oreos, cherries, and chocolate pudding mix. Rather than sticking to a traditional recipe, I decided to combine these elements, drawing inspiration from the classic Black Forest cake. The result was nothing short of spectacular, earning rave reviews from everyone at the table.

This dessert quickly became a family favorite, requested at every gathering and holiday. It’s a testament to the magic that can happen in the kitchen when creativity meets classic flavors. Each layer of this dessert tells a story of innovation and delight, making every bite a memorable experience.



Why You’ll Love Black Forest Oreo Dessert

  • Unique Flavor Combination: The iconic taste of Black Forest cake paired with the crunch of Oreos.
  • No-Bake Ease: Simple to assemble without the need for baking, perfect for quick preparation.
  • Versatile: Easily adaptable to suit your taste preferences or dietary needs.
  • Showstopper Dessert: Visually impressive and guaranteed to be a hit with guests.

Ingredients Notes For Black Forest Oreo Dessert

  • Oreos: The base and topping for the dessert, providing a crunchy texture and chocolate flavor.
  • Chocolate Pudding: Creates a rich, creamy layer that complements the cherries and Oreos.
  • Cherries: Use cherry pie filling for ease, or pitted fresh cherries mixed with a little sugar if in season.
  • Whipped Cream: Adds a light, airy layer; you can use store-bought or make your own from heavy cream.
  • Cheese Layer: A mixture of cream cheese, powdered sugar, and a bit of vanilla extract adds a creamy, tangy contrast to the sweetness.

Recipe Steps

  1. Crush Oreos: Start by crushing Oreos into coarse crumbs, reserving some for topping.
  2. Layer Oreos: Press a layer of crushed Oreos into the bottom of your serving dish.
  3. Prepare Cheese Layer: Mix cream cheese with powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over the Oreo layer.
  4. Add Cherries: Spoon cherry pie filling over the cream cheese layer.
  5. Chocolate Pudding: Prepare the pudding according to package instructions and layer it over the cherries.
  6. Top with Whipped Cream: Cover the pudding with a generous layer of whipped cream.
  7. Garnish: Sprinkle the reserved Oreo crumbs on top for decoration.
  8. Chill: Refrigerate the dessert for a few hours to allow the layers to set.

Storage Options

  • Refrigerate: Keep covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Best enjoyed within the first 24-48 hours for optimal texture.


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Quick and Delicious Black Forest Oreo Dessert Recipe


For the Crust:

  • Oreo cookies: 24, crushed into fine crumbs
  • Butter: 1/2 cup (melted)

For the Filling:

  • Cream cheese: 8 oz, softened
  • Powdered sugar: 1 cup
  • Heavy whipping cream: 1 1/2 cups
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon

For the Cherry Layer:

  • Cherry pie filling: 1 can (21 oz)

For Garnish:

  • Additional whipped cream: for topping
  • Grated chocolate or chocolate shavings: for decoration
  • Whole or halved cherries: for decoration


  1. Prepare the Crust:
    • In a medium bowl, combine the crushed Oreo crumbs with the melted butter until all crumbs are moistened.
    • Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 inch dish, creating a firm, even layer. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.
  2. Make the Filling:
    • In a large bowl, beat the softened cream cheese and powdered sugar together until smooth.
    • In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream with the vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
    • Gently fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until well combined.
    • Spread half of this creamy filling over the chilled Oreo crust in an even layer.
  3. Add the Cherry Layer:
    • Spoon the cherry pie filling over the cream layer, spreading it out evenly.
  4. Add the Final Layer:
    • Spread the remaining cream mixture over the cherry layer, smoothing out the top.
  5. Chill:
    • Refrigerate the dessert for at least 4 hours, or until set, to allow the layers to firm up.
  6. Garnish and Serve:
    • Before serving, top with additional whipped cream, grated chocolate, and cherries for garnish.
    • Slice into squares and serve chilled.
  • Author: Maria

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