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How To Make Fried Oreos

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5 ingredients are all it takes to make this easy fried Oreos. A battered Oreo that is deep-fried to golden puffy texture. A fair food recipe is a must-make. A fried cookie never tasted so good.

Deep fried Oreos are a fun dessert to whip up, and serve to your family. A pancake battered coating that turns super fluffy, and then the Oreo cookie is nice and soft in texture.

bite taken out of Oreo

Give this easy fair food treat a try at home, and curb those cravings. Simple ingredients big flavor.

Why Make This Fried Oreos Recipe…

  • 5 ingredients
  • Easy to Make
  • Fry in a pan with oil on stove
  • Fluffy texture
  • Perfectly golden brown

Ingredients Needed

Oreos with ingredients on table for fried Oreos
  • Oreos
  • Pancake Mix
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Oil
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)

How to Make

Step 1: In a heavy-duty pot, you will add in your peanut oil and bring it to 350 degrees. Use a thermometer to check the temperature of the oil.

pancake batter mixed up

Step 2: You will work on whipping up the pancake mixture with the mix, egg, milk, and oil. Once well combined, you will get ready for deep frying Oreos.

oreo dipped in pancake batter

Step 3: Now you will dredge the Oreos in the batter, lift it out and let it drip for a few seconds. Then carefully place in the pot of hot oil.

oreo on a skimmer

Step 4: Fry for around a minute per side, and flip the Oreos so both sides cook. Then remove (I used this oil skimmer) and place on a paper towel-lined plate.

Dust with powdered sugar and serve!


This deep fried Oreo recipe is best made fresh. You will find you can store leftover Oreos in the fridge for 1-2 days. The texture will soften quite a bit. But the flavor will still be tasty.

Then you can eat the battered Oreos cold or warm them up in the microwave or in the oven.

deep fried oreos on table with string by it

Expert Tips and Variations To Recipe

  • Use any flavor of Oreo you would like. Peanut butter, mint, or even a vanilla Oreo would be delicious. Change up the fried Oreo ingredients to fit your preference.
  • You can also use canned biscuit dough to wrap around each Oreo. If you want to know how to make fried Oreos without pancake mix.
  • Make sure the oil doesn’t get too hot or it can burn the batter.
  • Flip the Cookies carefully after a minute to make the other side golden brown as well.
  • Let the cookies cool for a short bit, as they will be super hot.

Recipe FAQs

stack of deep fried Oreo cookies on table with Oreo container behind it

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Fried Oreos

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes

Fried Oreos are a pancake batter dipped Oreo that is fried in oil. A popular fair food dessert that will blow you away with one bite. Deep fried Oreos are a must make!


  • 1 cup Pancake Mix
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Vegetable Oil
  • 20 OREOs
  • Oil for Frying (I used peanut but you can use vegetable oil)


  1. In a sturdy pot you will want to pour your oil in and use a thermometer to bring the temperature up to 350 degrees. You want the oil to be 3-4 inches deep.
  2. In a small bowl add your pancake mix, egg, oil, and milk and mix until fully mixed and no lumps.
  3. Carefully dip in one Oreo, and lift it up with a fork or slotted spoon. Place the Oreo in the hot oil.
  4. Let the Oreo cook for around a minute, then carefully flip the Oreo over to Brown up the other side.
  5. Once both sides of the batter is cooked, remove and place on a paper towel lined plate. Let the Oreos cool a bit.
  6. Then serve and enjoy. You can dust the deep fried Oreos if you want with powdered sugar as well.


You will need approximately 4 cups of oil to fry the deep fried OREOs, but the amount will differ based on the size of your dutch oven or whatever you are using to fry them. You want at least 3-4" of depth. You can use peanut, canola or vegetable oil.

This recipe makes about 20 or so fried Oreos. Feel free to adjust the recipe to your preference.

You can make gluten free fried Oreos, by using gluten free sandwich cookies and gluten free pancake batter.

Any flavor of Oreo will work for these easy fried Oreos, feel free to play around with the flavor of cookies.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 97Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 130mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 2g

This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

fried oreos


Monday 21st of June 2021

These taste just like the ones I buy at the fair

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