Oreo Shamrock Shake

Oreo Shamrock Shake

Everyone’s favorite mint flavored milkshake with the added goodness of Oreos! Only a few ingredients required to create our sweet and decadent Oreo Shamrock Shake recipe!


If you love a great shake, and we do, this one will be a favorite.  It’s smooth and sweet, and a little minty, and then the Oreo’s, it’s so good.  It’s really simple to make, and you can share this with family or friends.  You can make this for an after dinner treat, to sip with a great grilled sandwich, or anytime your craving a great milk shake! 

There’s no denying that the color of green is certain to bring good luck but this St. Patrick’s Day, it’s time to make your own luck in the comfort of your own kitchen with this delicious Oreo Shamrock Shake. If you’re looking for a simple shake, you’re going to love the easy ingredients and steps for this DIY drink. 

There’s nothing that a delicious shake can’t fix. Having a bad day? Whip up this ice cream shake. Needing to add some fun colors to your life? Drop everything and blend up this creamy and yummy drink. It just happens to go perfectly with St. Patrick’s Day because of the color green but you can honestly make this during any time of the year. Why? Because its so awsomely delicious!

We love Shamrock Shakes so much and we think they are THE dessert of the fast food places. Of course it’s only available for a limited time so now we can make it ALL the time!   This copycat recipe with the added oreos gets all the flavor of the seasonal fun shake with just a handful of ingredients instead of that long list you can’t pronounce at the drive-thru. 


Can you turn this into an adult drink? 

You sure can! This is the perfect drink To serve at your St. Patrick’s party or get together. Your friends will love you for it! If you want to make this an adult drink add 1/2 cup Baileys and 3 Tbsps Creme de Menthe Green Liqeur. 

Do you have to add in the mint extract?

You don’t, actually. If you don’t care for the taste of mint, don’t add it. It’s just as simple as that. You’re still going to have the flavor of ice cream and Oreos to take you into tastebud heaven. Remember to use MINT extract and not peppermint or it will taste like candy cane. There is a big difference!  

Can you use other flavors of ice cream?

Absolutely. While we think that you get the best flavor when you use vanilla, you can really use whatever flavor you want to. Chocolate is a pretty safe and popular choice but if you’re not wanting to add in the peppermint extract, you could skip that step and just do mint ice cream as well. 

Can you freeze leftover Oreo Shake?

You can, but here’s the deal. Anytime you freeze leftover shake, you’re going to run the risk of it having freezer burn on it. If at all possible, dig deep and finish your Oreo Shamrock Shake when you make it fresh. You’ll notice a big flavor difference from fresh to frozen in this recipe if not. 

Now is the time to get ready for the milkshake season! With winter almost over, that means that warmer weather is on the horizon and the only thing to quench those thirsts and cravings is to make your very own Oreo Shamrock Shake! 


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Oreo Shamrock Shake

Everyone's favorite mint flavored milkshake with the added goodness of Oreos! Only a few ingredients required to create our sweet and decadent Oreo Shamrock Shake recipe!
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 Shakes
Author: Rob


  • 6  large scoops of Vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 Oreo cookies , plus 2 more for garnish
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • 8-12  drops of green food coloring gel
  • Whipped cream - for top
  • Maraschino cherries for top

For Adult Drink Add

  • !/2 cup Baileys (more if you like)
  • 3 tbsp. Creme de Menthe Green Liqeur (more if you like)


Make sure you use mint extract and not peppermint. Peppermint will make the shake taste like candy cane.
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