Oreo Brownies with Oreo Buttercream
For the Brownies
1 box Duncan Hines Chewy Fudge Brownie Mix (Family Size)
12 Oreo cookies cut into quarters
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Follow the directions on back of brownie box for cake-like brownies, stirring in quartered Oreo cookies and vanilla extract into batter. Bake according to boxed brownie recipe for a 13×9 baking pan. When done, remove brownies from oven and let completely cool before frosting with Oreo buttercream.
For the Buttercream:
6 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
2 cups sifted powdered sugar (give or take depending how sweet you like it)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon milk (more if needed)
5 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped
In a medium bowl, beat butter and cream cheese with a hand mixer until smooth and fully incorporated. Add powdered sugar, vanilla extract and milk. Beat until blended. Add a bit more milk if you need it. With a wooden spoon or spatula, stir in chopped Oreo cookies. Spread fully cooled brownies and add an Oreo cookie on top.