EASY Chocolate Covered Oreo Cake


If you’re looking for a simple cake that is sure to impress, this Chocolate Covered Oreo Cake is for you! I have made it several times over the past few years and I have never been disappointed. It’s a really pretty cake and looks impressive without all the hard work, and it is SUPER YUMMY! (Hello, its covered in chocolate, how can it not be fantastic?!)


Chocolate-Covered Oreo Cake
(Adapted from KraftFoods.com)


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 4 squares of Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 pkg. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup thawed Whipped Topping
  • 15 OREO Cookies, coarsely crushed


  1. Preparecake batter according to package directions and bake in 2 (9-inch) round pans as directed on package.  Remove cake from pans and cool completely.
  2. Microwave baking chocolate and butter in a small glass bowl for 2 minutes, or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Meanwhile, blend cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with mixer. Gently stir in Cool Whip and crushed cookies.
  4. Stack cake layers on plate, spreading cream cheese mixture between layers. Top the stacked cakes with chocolate glaze and let it stand until firm.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
This post was one of the very first recipes shared on Somewhat Simple. It was first published in July 2009.
Wife, mom of 5, and creator of Somewhat Simple, Stephanie has a passion to create and inspire. She is an Orange County transplant who is now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, cooking and creating simple projects for her home and family.
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  1. Debbie says

    Yum and dangerous!! Oreos and chocolate!! I am stopping by via the Linky Follower Hop. Following via linky and liked your fb page.

    http://www.scatteredmusings.net ~ Stop by if you get a chance, follow if you like

    Thanks for the yummy recipe.

  2. Libby says

    I LOVE oreos!! :) I pinned this and 30 people have already re-pinned. I’m excited to make it! Thanks for the recipe. :)

  3. Carol G says

    I apologize if this is a silly question, but is the sugar used in the cream cheese part of the recipe castor sugar or powdered sugar? Would it matter?
    Thank you!!!

  4. Amy Meara says

    Tomorrow is my husband’s birthday. His fave cookie is the classic Oreo. Definitely making this cake tonight. He’ll love it!