Quick & Easy Peppermint Oreo Recipe

Welcome to Day One of 10 Days of 15 Minute DIY Gift Ideas!

Want a quick and easy holiday recipe you can make with the kids? When you don’t have time to bake, but you still want to give a homemade holiday treat, try this recipe for Peppermint Oreos! (Recipe adapted from Centsational Girl’s recipe for Chocolate Wafers with Peppermint Buttercream Filling.

Quick Peppermint Oreos

Only 3 ingredients:

1 Pkg. of Oreo cookies

1 Pkg. of peppermint candies

1 Pkg. of white chocolate chips


Place the peppermint candies in a double ziploc bags. Let the kids hammer them to smithereens! (I placed scrap wood under the peppermints to protect the countertop.)

While the kids are pounding away to their heart’s content. Melt white chocolate chips in a double boiler (or in the microwave. But, the double boiler will keep the chocolate from hardening as fast.)

Pry the hammers from your kid’s hands. Place the crushed peppermints into shallow bowls (one for each child.)

Roll the edge of the oreo cookies into the white chocolate.

Then roll them into the crushed peppermints.

Lay the cookies onto wax paper to cool.


After they cool, eat them, gift them or save them for a snowy day.

A bunch of oreos would fit nicely in one of these decorated gift bags made from a cloth napkin, don’t you think?

drawstring gift bags made from cloth napkins

Stick around this week and next for more 15 Minute Gift Ideas! And don’t forget to come back on Friday, December 14th to link up your quick DIY gift ideas or search for more ideas.

Want some more quick gift ideas? Check out my gallery of gifts and gift wrap ideas.

Happy Holidays!



  1. Ooooh, I can’t wait to make these!! I’m always on the lookout for truly Christmassy looking sweets to have on display and give as gifts and you made my day!! Have a blessed day!

  2. Can’t wait to try these…I love oreos and peppermint. Thanks!!

  3. Oh my, this is right up my alley! LOL – I love the peppermint Oreos and embellishing with more goodness is just pure decadence. Thanks for sharing this inspiration!!
    :-) Sue

  4. Yummy, and how easy! Have you tried making truffles with crushed oreos and cream cheese? Roll in melted chocolate and you have another easy no-bake recipe!

  5. You know what would make these even better? Use the peppermint Oreos! You can also get knock-off versions that are very, very tasty at Aldi.


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