Nutella & Oreo Car Bomb Lasagna

by Erin

Dessert lasagna is all grown up and ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Nutella and Oreo version incorporating Irish cream and whiskey. Get your Irish on.

Nutella & Oreo Car Bomb Lasagna 1

It’s official, I have made more dessert lasagnas than savory over the past year. With how successful my first chocolate peanut butter cup lasagna was, could you blame me for then making a single serving s’mores version? No, because you loved that one too. Of course the next logical step was to make a speculoos version this past fall and as to be expected that disappeared just as quickly as its predecessors. So here I am presenting yet another take on this popular dessert lasagna, this time inspired by the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.

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It took me 4 different versions to finally infuse this dessert lasagna with booze, but I must say this is the way to do it. Baileys Irish cream just goes so darn well with cream cheese and frozen whipped topping, and then combined with the hazelnut and chocolate flavors or Nutella? It’s almost not fair. But of course you cannot forget the Irish whiskey, which is mixed into the chocolate topping. The only thing this dessert is missing to complete the car bomb effect is the Guinness and maybe because of that I should not have named them as such. Or maybe you should just drink a Guinness with your dessert. It is St. Patrick’s Day after all!

(Of course, you can omit the booze if preferred.)

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One year ago: Small Batch Green Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Four years ago: Nutella Fruit Dip


Serves 24



1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup heavy cream

2 Tbsp Jameson Irish whiskey (or more heavy cream)


2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, room temperature

1-1/2 cups Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread (or homemade)

1 cup powdered sugar

3/4 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup Baileys Irish cream liqueur (or more heavy cream)

1 tsp vanilla extract

24 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed and divided

15 whole chocolate graham crackers

1 (15.35 oz.) box spring Oreos with yellow creme filling

1 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Festive sprinkles, optional


  1. For the chocolate drizzle, melt the chocolate chips and heavy cream together in the microwave in 15 second increments, stirring until smooth. Stir in the whiskey, then set aside to cool.
  2. Prepare the filling: In a medium mixing bowl, whip together cream cheese, Nutella, powdered sugar, heavy cream, Baileys, and vanilla. Whip for 2-3 minutes until fully combined and smooth. Add 16 ounces of the thawed whipped topping 8 ounces at a time. Continue to whip until fluffy and light. Set aside.
  3. In a 9 x 13 inch dish place one layer of graham crackers (7-1/2 sheets). Spread 1/3 of the filling mixture over the crackers, and sprinkle with 1/3 of the chocolate chips.
  4. Gently press a layer of Oreos into the filling and top with another 1/3 of the filling. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the chocolate chips and top with another layer of crackers followed by the final 1/3 of the filling.
  5. Frost with whipped topping, sprinkle with the remaining chocolate chips, sprinkles (if using) and drizzle with chocolate. Chill for at least 4-6 hours before cutting into 24 squares.

Source: Adapted from my Speculoos & Pumpkin Spice Oreo Lasagna.

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plasterers bristol March 31, 2015 - 1:24 pm

This sounds so good. Gonna give this a try over the weekend. Thanks for sharing.


Emily @ Life on Food March 11, 2015 - 5:52 am

Funny how the dessert lasagnas win out over savory. Not a bad thing in my book. This looks darn delicious.

Laura Dembowski March 10, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Now this is my kind of lasagna!

Brittaney @ Sips and Snacks March 9, 2015 - 10:09 pm

WOW! This looks amazing! What a creative and incredible looking dessert!

Medha @ Whisk & Shout March 9, 2015 - 7:16 pm

ooh yum! love how festive this is :)

Lori March 9, 2015 - 6:52 pm

I love this recipe, however I don’t like Nutella, what could I substitute for it?

spiffycookie March 9, 2015 - 8:33 pm

Any other nut butter or similar spread. You could use peanut butter, almond butter, biscoff/speculoos cookie butter, etc. The possibilities are endless! But if you want a chocolate version I know Hershey’s makes a chocolate spread and Peanut Butter & Co. makes a dark chocolate peanut butter.

Lori March 9, 2015 - 8:41 pm

OMG, I never even thought of those options, I’m thinking the Hershey’s chocolate spread is what I am looking for.
Thanks sweetie!
Huggies ;-)

Rachel March 9, 2015 - 10:22 am

yuuuum! i love st. patty’s day desserts, and especially anything with bailey’s!

Joanne March 9, 2015 - 9:42 am

Nutella and oreos are my two biggest food weaknesses! I love how you’ve car bomb-ed AND lasagna-ed them. So perfect for St. P’s day!


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