Get ready for these delicious Oreo brownies – they're incredibly rich, super fudgy, and so easy to make. Dive into a world of chocolatey delight with each bite and see why these decadent brownies are a must-try for dessert lovers!
This Oreo brownies recipe is a delightful fusion of two beloved treats, blending the dense and chocolatey richness of fudgy brownies with the unique crunch and flavor of Oreo cookie.
This combination creates a layered texture and a harmonious blend of flavors, offering a decadent dessert experience that elevates the classic brownie to a new level of indulgence.
Why you'll love this recipe
You need these ingredients to make these Oreo fudge brownies :
- Butter: Opt for unsalted butter for better salt control, or use vegetable oil as an alternative.
- Chocolate: Baking chocolate or semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate chips for a rich chocolate flavor.
- Eggs: Large eggs at room temperature for a consistent batter.
- Sugar: White granulated sugar, or try dark brown sugar for added flavor.
- Cocoa Powder: Bitter, unsweetened cocoa powder only like dutch process cocoa powder.
- Flour: All-purpose flour, or consider other flours or gluten-free options.
- Oreo Cookies: Around 10 chopped Oreos for the batter and 4 for topping.
- Vanilla and Salt: Pure vanilla extract for flavor, and table salt or sea salt to enhance taste.
How to make Oreo Brownies
Here are some quick visual instructions. Don't forget that full recipe instructions with exact ingredients can be found in the recipe card below!
Step 1: Place the unsalted butter cut into pieces with the chopped chocolate (or chocolate chips) in a medium bowl and melt in a double boiler or in a microwave until the mixture is melted without any pieces.
Step 2: Place eggs, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for about 2 minutes until you have a voluminous and shiny mixture.
Step 3: Add the melted butter and chocolate mixture and mix again with an electric mixer to incorporate.
Step 4: Add the dry ingredients, flour, unsweetened cocoa powder and salt and mix this time gently with a spatula just enough to incorporate them and have a smooth mixture.
Step 5: Finish with the Oreos cookie pieces and mix just a little to incorporate them.
Step 6: Preheat the oven to 350°F / 180°C and line a square brownie pan with parchment paper for easy removal and pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with an angled spatula.
Step 7: Add a few pieces of Oreo cookies to the top of the brownies and press them lightly into the batter.
Step 8: Bake the Oreos brownies for about 30 - 35 minutes until it has a shiny crust on top but are still a little soft in the center. (insert a toothpick into the center of the brownie; it should come out with moist crumbs)
Let chill: Let the brownies cool completely in the baking pan and then place them in the fridge covered with plastic wrap for about 1 hour before cutting them into 16 pieces with a large knife.
Enjoy the Oreo brownies on their own or as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
Tips for this recipe
Storage and freeze
Room temperature: Oreo brownies can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container box with a lid for about 5 days.
Can I freeze brownies? Allow the brownie to cool completely before placing it whole and covered with plastic wrap or cut into parts in freezer bags and store in the freezer for 3 months.
Thawing: Let it defrost gently at room temperature overnight or use the defrost function of your microwave to go faster.
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