How To Make Oreo Buttercream

How To Make Oreo Buttercream

How To Make Oreo Buttercream using crushed Oreos, this frosting is creamy and delicious, perfect for cakes and cupcakes.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Oreo Buttercream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 cups
Calories 505 kcal


  • 5 sticks / 2½ cups unsalted butter room temperature
  • 8 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups Oreo crumbs about 30 Oreos
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-6 tablespoons milk


  • Extra Oreo crumbs for garnish
  • Mini Oreo cookies for garnish


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer, fitted with the wire attachment, beat together butter until smooth.
  2. Slowly add 4 cups of powdered sugar and mix until smooth. Start with the mixer on low speed and gradually increase to high. Pause to scrape the sides of the bowl.
  3. Add vanilla extract and the remaining 4 cups of sugar, mix until combined, also starting on low and gradually increasing to high.
  4. Add Oreo crumbs, mix until smooth.
  5. Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time, until you get a smooth, desired consistency.
  6. Use immediately or cover and refrigerate up to three days.
  7. For a firmer frosting, add more confectioner's sugar,  ¼ cup at a time. For a softer frosting, add more milk or cream, one tablespoon at a time.

  8. To use, once refrigerated, slowly allow to reach room temperature and then beat on low speed for just a few minutes, until the buttercream is smooth before using.
Nutrition Facts
How To Make Oreo Buttercream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 505 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 187mg 8%
Potassium 90mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 108g 36%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 94g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 19.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.