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Cookies And Cream Icebox Cake Recipe

Cookies and Cream Icebox Cake

This Cookies and Cream Icebox Cake Recipe is a no-bake dessert! It’s easy to make and filled with delicious layers of cookies and cream.

Hello there, my friend 👋! Want a sweet treat that’s easy to make? This cookies and cream icebox cake is perfect for any occasion.

It’s a no-bake dessert that has layers of chocolate cookies and whipped cream. Kids and adults will love this.

Let’s get started!

Utensils You Need

These are the utensils and/or equipment you need to make this recipe:

  1. A large mixing bowl.
  2. Several smaller mixing bowls.
  3. A whisk.
  4. An 8×8 inch or 9×13 inch baking pan, or loaf pan.
  5. A hand mixer or stand mixer.

The Recipe

Cookies and Cream Icebox Cake

Cookies and Cream Icebox Cake

This easy no-bake dessert is made with layers of chocolate sandwich cookies, whipped cream, and a chocolate cookie crumble topping.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Course Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 500 kcal


  • 36 chocolate sandwich cookies like Oreos®
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 8 ounce tub whipped topping


  • Line the bottom of your baking pan or loaf pan with parchment paper or wax paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk and 1/2 tub of the whipped topping. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, use a fork to coarsely break up about 6 of the cookies. Set aside for the topping.
  • Arrange a layer of cookies at the bottom of your prepared pan.
  • Spread half of the whipped cream mixture over the cookies.
  • Repeat the steps to create another layer of cookies and whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle the reserved crumbled cookies over the top of the assembled icebox cake.
  • Cover the icebox cake and chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight.


  1. Use your favorite chocolate sandwich cookies. Regular, Double Stuf®, or even gluten-free will work.
  2. For an extra decadent treat, add chocolate sauce between the layers.
Keyword cookies and cream icebox cake, easy dessert, no-bake dessert

Alternative Ingredients

If you don’t have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below.

Chocolate sandwich cookiesGraham crackers, vanilla wafers, ginger snaps, or similar crisp cookies
Sweetened condensed milkChocolate syrup, milk, sugar, and cocoa powder mixed together to make a sauce
Whipped toppingHomemade whipped cream (heavy whipping cream whipped with sugar until stiff peaks form)

What to Serve with Cookies and Cream Icebox Cake

Cookies and cream icebox cake is delicious on its own, or you can serve it with:

  • A glass of milk.
  • A scoop of ice cream.
  • Fresh berries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do you call it an icebox cake?

Icebox cakes were popular desserts in the early 1900s. This is because they could be made without an oven and chilled in an icebox (an early version of a refrigerator)!

Do I have to use a pan? Can I make individual icebox cakes?

Yes, you can. Prepare this recipe in small individual dishes like glasses or jars for a fun twist.

How long can I store leftover cookies and cream icebox cake?

Store leftover icebox cake covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Let me know if you have any other questions!

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