Mock Chocolate Cookie Crust Recipe -
Mock Chocolate Cookie Crust Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Mock Chocolate Cookie Crust

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"Tastes just like a chocolate wafer pie crust...but only has 5 ingredients as opposed to about 50! This is extremely easy and I promise you won't do more work than if you used chocolate cookies."

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Original recipe makes 2 single pie crusts Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Whisk sugar, flour, cocoa powder, and salt together in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Pour melted butter into the mixture and stir to incorporate. Press dough into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie pan.
  3. Bake crust in preheated oven until the sides are firm and the bottom bubbles slightly, about 10 minutes.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Can also be baked into 2 springform pans for cheesecakes. Bake for 13 minutes. Can also be baked into 24 cupcake liners for mini cheesecakes. Bake for 10 minutes.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 19, 2012

I had to write a review of this. I was kind of skeptical about this recipe because it only had one review. I tried it and it is better than an actual Oreo cookie crust. The best part about it, is I always have the ingredients on hand. It was also very easy to put together.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 06, 2014

Not too impressive. It stuck really bad,would not do again.


28 Ratings

Sep 01, 2012

I love this recipe because it tastes even better than an Oreo crust, and no food processor/ hammer is needed! Don't bake it for more than 10 minutes; otherwise, you'll get a hard shell instead of a crumbly crust (like the texture of a real chocolate wafer crust)

Dec 26, 2012

I have made this recipe several times in the last few days. The first time, I made it exactly as the recipe stated. It was wonderful, except the sugar crystals crunched a little (might have been the brand of sugar). My husband liked that; I didn't. The second time, I used powdered sugar instead and liked the consistency of the crust much better. Also, I reduce the sugar to 1 c. and even added subbed in some whole wheat flour with success. I will never make an Oreo crust again!

Nov 27, 2014

Tastes better than oreo! I was skeptical, cause I really like oreo. I multiplied recipe by 4 and made it in 2 cake pans still using same time. Word of advice, if you make one to crumble and do a sloppy job putting it in pan cause you are planning to crumble anyways, and it gets cooked at different consistency, just go ahead and crumble when cooled and put back in a short time . It turned out great and looks great too! Thank you so much and for all the reviews that talked me into trying ! Update : I kept having issues of the pie shell sticking to the pan, so I started crumbling it all and really love cooking pudding and mixing the crust crumbled inside and on top and it's very good! Lots of people have loved it! The crust is a very good addition!

Jun 29, 2013

Wonderful recipe! Easy with just a few common pantry items. I am gluten (corn and egg) free and this was very adaptable to my dietary needs. I substituted sorghum flour for white flour with very good results. Really I think any flour would work: brown rice, buckwheat, millet or garbanzo! I'm so grateful I found this recipe!!!!

Jun 14, 2013

This tasted very good and a lot easier than crushing up chocolate cookies. The only problem was that I cooked it longer than the 10 minutes, because it didn't look done to me and when cooled, the crust got too hard like another reviewer mentioned. It is probably perfect at 10 minutes like the recipe says.

Apr 03, 2013

I love this recipe, I never have Oreo crumbs but I always have these ingredients, remember to use 325 degrees, burnt my first one since I didn't read the directions properly.


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  • Calories
  • 279 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.6 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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