Oreo Ice Cream Pie

by | Aug 23, 2011 | Cakes & Cupcakes, Cookies & Bars, Desserts | 2 comments

What could be better than a big scoop of cookies’n cream on a hot summer day?  How about a chocolate cookie crusted cookies’n cream ice cream pie?  Surprisingly, this isn’t too sweet and is dairy/nut/gluten-free. Great for guests with food allergies and chocolate cravings and it’s ‘easy as pie’ to make.

oreos ready to blend

A food processor helps make this dessert a speedy one but you can also put the cookies in a large resealable plastic bag and smash the heck out of it with a rolling pin/hammer/frying pan.  Great for relieving stress.  Gluten-free chocolate vanilla cream cookies from Glutino taste just like regular Oreos.  Cousin Lil taste-tested for me and she is a tough GF taste critic.

oreos in food processor

Once you have crumbs, you just add some melted butter and press into the pie dish and bake. To make the gluten-free cookies and cream ice cream, I just stirred together some softened vanilla ice cream (dairy-free) and smashed cookies.   Feel free to play around with flavours too.  Chocolate crust + raspberry sorbet.  Chocolate chip cookie crust + chocolate ice cream.  Vanilla wafers + strawberry ice cream.  Yum.  Garnish with fresh fruits or even do layers of different ice cream flavours.  When I was a teen and before I knew I was lactose-intolerant, I used to wolf down Oreo McFlurries… not healthy.  This pie is so much better.

crumbs in pie dish


oreo crust


Oreo Ice Cream Pie (Gluten/Nut/Dairy Free)

What could be better than a big scoop of cookies'n cream on a hot summer day? How about a chocolate cookie crusted cookies'n cream ice cream pie? Surprisingly, this isn't too sweet and is dairy/nut/gluten-free. Great for guests with food allergies and chocolate cravings and it's 'easy as pie' to make.
Course: Dessert
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: butter, cake, cookies & bars, dairy-free, Earth Balance, gluten-free, nut-free, pie
Servings: 8
Author: ness


  • 8.5" pie dish


  • 20 to 25 Gluten Free chocolate cream filled cookies (extras for garnish (I used Glutino brand))
  • 2 Tbsp non-dairy butter (melted (I used Earth Balance's Vegan Buttery Sticks))
  • 1 Pint dairy-free vanilla ice cream (I used So Delicious Purely Decadent)


  • Let ice cream thaw for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor, add 15 cookies and pulse until the cookies become small crumbs. Pour crumbs into a mixing bowl and add melted butter. Mix until combined. Pour into the pie dish and gently press with fingers to create a crust. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, add remaining 5 to 10 cookies to the food processor and blend until cookies are broken into small chunks. Pour in softened icecream and blend. If ice cream is too thick, let thaw a little longer or pour mixture into a bowl and mix by hand.
  • Spoon ice cream onto cookie crust and press into an even layer. Cover with plastic wrap or aluminum foil and freeze for about 1 hour or until hardened. Cut into slices and garnish with cookies and additional crumbs.

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  1. Barbara

    What a great idea! I adore So Delicious coconut milk ice cream (especially the gluten-free cookie dough flavor!) I can’t wait to make this. Thanks!!!!

    • Vanessa

      Thanks Barbara! I love the coconut flavours too though haven’t tried the GF cookie dough flavor yet… will give that one a try for sure!


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