You’re Gonna Love It {Golden Oreo Dessert}

filed under: Dessert · TikTok on July 2, 2020

Golden Oreo Dessert is a no-bake pudding dessert with layers of white chocolate and vanilla cookie crust, cream cheese, more cookies, cinnamon vanilla pudding, and whipped topping. To top it all off, I added some white chocolate curls for garnish. Try my Oreo Brownie Dessert for a milk chocolate dessert.

You’re Gonna Love It {Golden Oreo Dessert}

The name and idea for this dessert are from a TikTok video by @nicole_thenomad. She didn’t know what to call the dessert when people asked her about it, so all she would say is ‘You’re gonna love it’! So, the name stuck, and it is definitely appropriate since everyone who tried it here loved it!

Golden Oreo Dessert - No Bake Treat on a White Plate with White Fork

Like, seriously loved it. The kids have all declared this to be their new favorite dessert of all time! 


Golden Oreo Dessert Recipe

This recipe is pretty close to the original, but I added an additional layer of cookies to the mix (excluded the banana’s the recipe called for), as well as some mini white chocolate curls to top it all off.

Ingredients (full recipe below)

  • Vanilla instant pudding mix
  • Cinnamon
  • Milk
  • Oreo Golden Sandwich Cookies
  • White chocolate chips
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Cool whip–You can also make your own whipped topping for this recipe!
  • Confectioner’s sugar

Pouring Cinnamon Vanilla Pudding Over Golden Oreos to Make Dessert

Cinnamon Pudding

Make the pudding first, since that will have to chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the rest of the recipe. To make the pudding, combine the vanilla pudding mix and cinnamon. Add milk and whisk for 2-3 minutes or until the pudding is thick. Pur it in the refrigerator to chill.

Spreading Cream Cheese Layer over Golden Oreo and White Chocolate Chip Crust

Cookie Crust

Just look at that cookie crust layer! It could not be easier and is seriously one of the best I have ever made. My secret was to add the white chocolate chips RIGHT to the cookie crust. Let me tell you how I did that!

To make the vanilla cookie crust, add half of the cookies and the white chocolate chips to a food processor and process until you have a fine crumb. You could also use a rolling pin to roll over the cookies that are in sealed plastic baggies to get them into fine crumbs. A hammer also works, but just gentle taps!

In a medium bowl, combine the crushed cookies and melted butter until the mixture is combined. Press the crust in the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan. Use your hand or the bottom of a glass to press it down flat. Set it aside as you make the cream cheese layer.

Overhead View of Golden Oreo Dessert in White Baking Pan with Mini White Chocolate Curls

Cream Cheese Layer

To make the cream cheese layer, simply combine the softened cream cheese, half the cool whip (or whipped topping), and the confectioners’ sugar in a medium bowl. Blend until smooth.

Assembling This Dessert

With all the pieces to this yummy dessert ready to go, it’s time to put it all together. 

  1. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the cookie crust.
  2. Layer the remaining cookies on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  3. Pour the cinnamon pudding on top of the cookies.
  4. Top with the remaining cool whip.
  5. Garnish with white chocolate curls. Here is how to make your own mini chocolate curls.
  6. Chill until ready to serve.

One Piece of Golden Oreo Dessert on White Plate with White Fork

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4.5 from 2 votes
Golden Oreo Dessert
Prep Time
10 mins
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Golden Oreo Dessert is a no-bake pudding dessert with layers of a white chocolate vanilla cookie crust, cream cheese, more cookies, cinnamon vanilla pudding, and whipped topping.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Golden Oreo Dessert - No Bake
Servings: 12
Calories: 295 kcal
Author: Amanda
  • 1 box (5.1 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups (290g) milk
Cookie Crust
  • 48 Oreo Golden Sandwich Cookies, divided
  • 1 cup (168g) white chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick or 56g) butter, melted
Cream Cheese Mixture
  • 8 ounces (1 package) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 ounces cool whip, divided (You may use more depending on how thick you want the top layer)
  • ½ cup (62.5g) confectioners' sugar
  1. In a medium bowl, combine vanilla pudding mix and cinnamon. Add milk and whisk for 2-3 minutes or until pudding is thick. Set in refrigerator to chill while you prepare the remaining ingredients.

Cookie Crust
  1. In a food processor, add 24 white sandwich cookies and white chocolate chips and process until most of the cookies are crumbled (there will still be some chips visible).

  2. Pour cookies into a medium bowl and add melted butter. Stir until well combined.

  3. Pour cookie mixture into a 9x13-inch pan and press down. Set aside as you make the cream cheese mixture.

Cream Cheese Mixture
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, half of the cool whip, and confectioners' sugar. Blend until smooth.

  1. Pour the cream cheese mixture over crust and spread to edges.

  2. Top the cream cheese mixture with the remaining cookies.

  3. Pour the cinnamon pudding on top of the cookies and top with remaining cool whip.

  4. Top with white chocolate curls for garnish. (I purchased mine at Walmart)

  5. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve.

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  • V says:

    Where in the recipe do you add the white chocolate chips? They are not mentioned unless I’m overlooking. This sounds amazing!

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      They are in the crust… when you add the Oreos to the food processor, add in the white chocolate chips. 🙂

  • Christina says:

    This looks delicious! For the crust do you use the cookies whole with the cream in them or only the cookie?

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      The whole cookie! 🙂

  • Stephen Lambert says:

    Looks wonderful. I’m a house parent and I’m sure the boys will enjoy.

  • Pat S says:

    Do I use regular pudding or instant?

    • Elizabeth Keeney says:

      Hi, Pat! I work with iambaker and am happy to help with questions. We used instant pudding for this dessert. Have a great day!

  • Stephanie Rogers says:

    Can real whipped cream be substituted?

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      Yes, absolutely. There is a link to my recipe in the post.

  • Joy says:

    How can the crust be adjusted if I don’t want to use white chocolate chips?

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      You can omit them.

  • Grace says:

    I was so excited when I saw this recipe but I knew I had to wait a month to make it for my dad’s birthday because he would love it, too. It was worth the wait. It is so delicious! I ate some pretty soon after making it but it was even better the next day when the oreo cookies had softened into the layers. This is a favorite I’ll definitely make again.

  • Kathy says:

    Why does the first picture show a smooth creamy layer being poured over whole cookies when the recipe calls for a crushed cookie layer to start? Confused.

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      The recipe indicates that half of the cookies are crushed for a layer and the other half are placed whole in a separate layer. 🙂

  • Ellen Anderson says:

    Made this today and what a fun treat. The cinnamon in this is a delicious twist. It’s a bit sweet for me and others in the house loved it. I am curious about the milk quantity to the pudding box size. I used the 2c milk to 5.1 oz instant pudding – it was really thick. Adjusting to 3c milk – as the pudding package indicates got the consistency I expected. Made me wonder if either the milk quantity or pudding box size was off in the recipe or its really supposed to be very thick and not pourable like the photo.

  • Ruth says:

    Did not see a response to the pudding/milk quantity question. The box says 3 cups of milk but the recipe calls for 2 cups of milk. Making this in a few days, I’m sure it will be good either way but it would be good to know.

    • Amanda Rettke says:

      Yes, please follow the directions in the recipe card. Not the box. And please verify it’s correct size package. Happy Baking!

  • Betty D Neely says:

    Can this recipe be made without the cream cheese? Looks so yummy.

    • Elizabeth Keeney says:

      Hi, Betty! I work with iambaker and am happy to help with questions. We have not tried this recipe without the cream cheese, so I can’t say how it would turn out. Let us know if you try it, and have a great day!

  • Sherrill Grawrock says:

    I don’t have white chocolate chips, but I do have the white almond bark melting bars would this work if I chopped it up?

  • Stephanie says:

    Made this today and the layers did not come out as generous as pictured. I had difficulty spreading it as thin as I could to reach close to the edges. Is this normal? I followed the amounts exactly. Either way it was so good and everyoneloved it!! Next time I might half the crust and do in a 9×9 pan instead of 9×13.

  • Connie says:

    What size of a container is 8 oz of cool whip? Is that the smaller container, or if I can’t get a small…is it half the large. I don’t be,iDVD I just measure out one cup of the cool whip?

    • Elizabeth Keeney says:

      Hi, Connie! I work with iambaker and am happy to help with questions. The 8-ounce container of cool whip is equivalent to about 3 cups. I hope that helps, and have a wonderful day!

  • Kaitlyn A says:

    Perfect dessert! My boyfriend and I made this and attended a dessert contest and we won! Everyone loved it that there was nothing left at the end.