How to Make Oreo Hot Chocolate

Warm yourself up this winter with a warm mug of delicious, sweet Oreo hot chocolate. Featuring your favorite cookie and garnished with whipped cream, this hot chocolate recipe makes an easy hot drink to enjoy on any cold day. You can make a rich, creamy version using condensed milk as a base, or you can make a simpler version using just plain milk. Whichever version you choose, you are bound to end up with a real treat.

EditIngredients

EditGourmet Oreo Hot Chocolate

  • 4 cups (950 milliliters) whole milk, divided
  • ½ cup (120 milliliters) sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 Oreos
  • 3 tablespoons (22.5 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon (7.5 grams) cornstarch (optional)
  • Whipped cream (for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon (7.5 grams) crushed Oreos (for garnish)

Serves 4

EditSimple Oreo Hot Chocolate

  • 2 cups (470 milliliters) whole milk, divided
  • ½ cup (50 grams) hot chocolate powder
  • 4 to 5 Oreos
  • Whipped cream (for garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon (7.5 grams) crushed Oreos (for garnish)

Serves 2

EditSteps

EditMaking Gourmet Oreo Hot Chocolate

  1. Heat 3 cups (700 milliliters) of milk until it just begins to steam. Pour 3 cups (700 milliliters) of whole milk into a saucepan. Cook the milk over medium-low heat, whisking occasionally, until it just begins to steam. This will take about 8 to 10 minutes.[1]
    Make Oreo Hot Chocolate Step 2.jpg
    • While you’re waiting for the milk to heat up, get started on the next step.
  2. Blend the remaining milk, condensed milk, Oreos, and cocoa powder. Pour the remaining 1 cup (240 milliliters) of milk into a blender. Add the sweetened condensed milk, Oreos, and unsweetened cocoa powder. Close the blender, and blend on high until smooth, about 2 minutes.[2]
    Make Oreo Hot Chocolate Step 1.jpg
    • You can use a food processor as well, but it would be a good idea to cover the lid with a towel to prevent leaks.
    • For creamier hot chocolate, add 1 tablespoon (7.5 grams) of cornstarch or cornflour to the blender.
  3. Add the Oreo mixture to the saucepan. Pour the blended Oreo mixture into the saucepan. Stir everything together with a whisk until the color is consistent.
  4. Cook the mixture over medium-low heat for another 5 to 10 minutes. Whisk the mixture often and do not let it come to a boil. It is ready when the Oreo mixture is completely dissolved and mixed into the milk.[3]
    Make Oreo Hot Chocolate Step 3.jpg
  5. Divide the hot chocolate between 4 mugs. Alternatively, you can divide it between 2 large mugs, and have larger serving sizes instead. To avoid spills and wasting any hot chocolate, use a soup ladle to transfer it from the saucepan to the mugs. You can pour it straight from the saucepan if you are careful, however.
    Make Oreo Hot Chocolate Step 5.jpg
  6. Garnish and serve the hot chocolate. Add a dollop of whipped cream on top of the hot chocolate, then sprinkle it with crushed Oreos.[4]
    Make Oreo Hot Chocolate Step 6.jpg
    • You can leave the hot chocolate ungarnished and serve it as-is.

EditMaking Simple Oreo Hot Chocolate

  1. Heat the milk over medium-low heat until it just begins to simmer. Pour 2 cups (470 milliliters) of whole milk into a saucepan. Turn the heat up to medium-low, and allow the milk to cook until it just begins to simmer. Stir the milk often with a whisk, and do not let it come to a boil.[5]
    • For richer hot chocolate, try 1 cup (240 milliliters) of whole milk and 1 cup (240 milliliters) of heavy cream.
  2. Remove the saucepan from heat and whisk in the hot chocolate powder. If you can’t find hot chocolate powder, use ¼ cup (25 grams) of unsweetened cocoa powder and ¼ cup (55 grams) of granulated white sugar.[6] Don’t use unsweetened cocoa powder on its own, or the hot chocolate won’t be sweet enough.
    • Try “candy cane” hot chocolate powder for a minty cookies n’ flavor.[7]
  3. Grind the Oreos, then add them to the hot chocolate. You can do this using a blender or food processor. Make sure that you grind the Oreos into a fine powder. If there are any large chunks, they won’t dissolve properly, and you’ll get a gritty, grainy hot chocolate instead.[8]
  4. Whisk the hot chocolate until everything is dissolved. This should only take a few minutes. You need both the hot chocolate powder and the crushed Oreos to be completely mixed. The color should be even and the texture should be consistent.[9]
  5. Divide the hot chocolate between 2 mugs, then serve it. For a fancier treat, garnish the hot chocolate with a swirl of whipped cream. Add a sprinkle of crushed Oreos on top.
    • You can leave the hot chocolate plain, without any whipped cream or Oreos.

EditTips

  • Consider using flavored Oreo cookies (i.e.: mint) for something more unique.
  • You can use non-fat or low-fat milk instead of whole milk, but your hot chocolate won’t be as rich.
  • Homemade whipped cream will taste the best, but you can also use the kind that comes in a can.
  • If you can’t find Oreos, you can other chocolate sandwich cookies.
  • Stir the milk often as it cooks, or it will develop a skin on top. If the milk develops a skin, scoop it off with a slotted spoon.
  • You can easily halve or quarter the recipe.
  • You can use store-bought crumbled Oreo cookies, but you will still need to crush them into a finer powder.

EditThings You’ll Need

  • Blender
  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Mugs

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