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Healthy Oreo Blizzard

by Kristen

Your entire family will LOVE this Homemade Banana Ice Cream Oreo Blizzard!  You will love it because it is so much healthier than store-bought Oreo blizzards and Oreo Mc Flurries.  Your kids will love it because it is sweet, creamy, and chocolatey.  Banana ice cream is the perfect healthy sweet treat, and adding copycat homemade oreo cookies takes it to the next level.   Making this healthier homemade Oreos with your kids is a great family activity.  This recipe can be made vegan or not. 

I always keep frozen bananas on hand for blended banana ice cream.   Banana ice cream is where you blend frozen bananas in your blender for a healthy sweet treat.  When banana ice cream is made right, it can be better than most ice cream. It is guilt-free and has no added sugar.   Adding these healthier homemade Oreo cookies elevates it.  You can always skip making the cookies and pick up some organic sandwich cookies at your local store.

Making your own Banana Ice Cream Oreo Blizzard is easy.  All you need is:

A high-quality blender- I use a ninja.

Frozen bananas

Oreo Cookies

You can make healthier homemade Oreos.  You will need:

3/4 cup of flour

1/4 cup Dutch cocoa

1/4 cup of sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/4 cup vegetable oil

For the Oreo filling:

2 tablespoons of milk or nut milk

2 tablespoons of powdered sugar.


To make this Oreo Banana Ice Cream blizzard the best possible, here are a few tips for making the best banana ice cream. 

  1. Please don’t wait for your bananas to become too ripe before putting them in the freezer.  I find that overripe bananas make banana ice cream too sweet and make it less fluffy.
  2. Add a few tablespoons of half and half milk or nut milk when blending your banana ice cream.  It helps it become smoother- more like the consistency of soft serve.
  3. Add pure vanilla extract to your banana ice cream- it makes the banana ice cream taste less like banana and more like vanilla soft serve.
  4. Remove your bananas from the peel before freezing them.  I like to freeze bananas in a freezer bag.  You can either slice the banana before putting it in the freezer bag, or you can smash it before putting it in the freezer bag.



Be sure to make the soft banana serve first.  THEN add the Cookies to blend.  Otherwise, the cookies will get too pulverized.

5 from 5 votes


Copycat Oreo Cookies

  • 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup Dutch cocoa
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or coconut oil avoid olive oil

Copycat Oreo Filling

  • 2 tablespoons milk you can sub nut milk
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Banana Ice Cream Soft Serve

  • 4 frozen bananas
  • 1/4 cup milk you can sub nut milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Copycat Oreo Cookies

  1. In a food processor or mixer. Mix together flour, cocoa, sugar, and salt

  2. Add wet ingredients: Pure vanilla extract and vegetable oil.

  3. Roll the dough into a log and cover with plastic wrap. Let the dough cool in the fridge for 30-60 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 325 F

  5. Slice the dough into cookies

  6. Set on a baking sheet. Cook for 10 minutes.

  7. Remove and cool.

Copycat Oreo filling

  1. Mix powdered sugar and milk. Add to the cookies once the cookies have cooled completely.

Banana Soft Serve

  1. Remove 4 frozen bananas from the freezer and place them in a blender with 1/2 cup of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

  2. Blend until you get the perfect soft-serve consistency. Add more milk if needed.

  3. Crush copycat Oreos and pulse with the banana ice cream.

  4. Serve



My husband thought that maybe a spoonful of peanut butter would be an excellent addition to this dessert.  My kids and husband enjoyed this treat as a snack on Saturday afternoon.  What a great treat it was.  If you’re not sold on banana ice cream yet, then you must try this!



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Vanessa June 8, 2021 - 6:22 pm

Thanks for sharing! Does it keep long?

Suzanne June 8, 2021 - 6:22 pm

This looks so good! What a great way to enjoy a treat while sticking to the good stuff!

Harley holdridge March 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm

What are the nutrition facts?

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Myrabev April 16, 2015 - 5:48 am

A healthy oreo blizzard, thank you lord. This is a winner in my books, looks absolutely delicious and I want to have it now please send me one lol

Val - Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids April 15, 2015 - 3:15 pm

This looks delicious! I love banana milkshakes so I’m sure I’d love this Oreo blizzard.

Our Family World April 15, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Oh my, that might be the best dessert I have seen all day. I am making that right away

Gabriel April 15, 2015 - 3:37 am

We discovered the banana ice cream trick last year and it’s great, but as you say, you have to get it just right. We have also taken to doing a sorbet/smoothie/meringue kind of thing that is good also.

CourtneyLynne April 15, 2015 - 2:52 am

Omg I need to make this for hubby!!! He loves blizzards and to make a healthier one?!? Eeekkkk!!!!! Definitely pinning!

Bonnie @ wemake7 April 15, 2015 - 12:32 am

5 stars
That looks so delicious! To be honest it looks better then a Oreo Blizzard I would get out to eat. I’m so making this!

Krystal April 14, 2015 - 9:30 pm

This looks REALLY good! I would love to recreate it. Looks like a nice treat!

Fi Ní Neachtáin April 14, 2015 - 6:04 pm

5 stars
Oh yum, what a delicious looking treat! This will be perfect for enjoying out in the garden on warm, sunny days 🙂

Chrystal @ YUM eating April 14, 2015 - 5:43 pm

Ohhh! I want/need this right now! I love making homemade smoothies and shakes. Its my favorite thing especially when they are so healthy.

lisa April 14, 2015 - 4:31 pm

I’m definitely going to have to make this for my kids! Yum!

lisa @bitesforbabies April 14, 2015 - 11:09 am

I’ve been maing banana ‘ice cream’ for years, but didn’t really realize I was making ‘ice cream!’ I love it!

R U S S April 14, 2015 - 9:13 am

5 stars
I am so doing this at home. It’s summer here in my country and this would make the perfect heat-buster!

HilLesha April 14, 2015 - 6:32 am

I always miss out on having a Blizzard since my body is very sensitive to dairy. Therefore, I love that this version can be made vegan!

touristmeetstraveler April 14, 2015 - 3:57 am

5 stars
Who knew a healthy oreo blizzard was possible! I so have to try this

Kathy April 14, 2015 - 1:42 am

This looks very good! I love Oreo blizzards. I can’t wait to try this out.

Ann Bacciaglia April 14, 2015 - 12:13 am

This looks so delicious and simple to make. I will have to make some for dessert tomorrow night. I am sure my family will love it.

Liz Mays April 13, 2015 - 11:58 pm

I definitely have to try this one out. I love oreo blizzards and the reduced sugar will be nice. The banana sounds great too.

Carmen Perez (listen2mama) April 13, 2015 - 8:09 pm

You had me at healthy Oreo blizzard!!!! My daughter loves to get these at DQ all the time. Now we can make them at home?? Not sure this is a good idea…LOL!

Alli April 13, 2015 - 7:50 pm

I make banana ice cream all the time, but you have taken it to a whole new level with your healthy Oreo blizzard. I’m showing this to my daughter. I know what our snack will be this weekend.

Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle April 13, 2015 - 6:34 pm

5 stars
That looks delicious! Anytime you can hack a recipe like an Oreo Blizzard and make it healthy, it’s a winner. Thanks!

Robin Rue (@massholemommy) April 13, 2015 - 6:32 pm

That sounds amazing. We get these from DQ all the time, but I had no idea I could make one myself.


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