Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe [A Delicious Delight]

Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe [Delicious Delight]

Last updated on October 24th, 2023 at 14:57

This Starbucks cookie crumble frappuccino recipe has a neat and healthy twist – the use of sugar-free and nonfat ingredients to help bring down the unhealthy sugar and fat content of this Starbucks drink.

Even the smallest serving at the world’s most popular coffee shop has 40 grams of sugar, 350 calories and 17 grams of fat, and thus a copycat recipe that helps to reduce those numbers is welcome.

Keep reading for an easy to make and great recipe!

What Is A Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino?

The cookie crumble frappuccino is, to give it its complete name the Starbucks mocha cookie crumble frappuccino, a rich frozen chocolatey beverage with coffee, a double shot of espresso to be precise and chocolate cookies crumbles.

It’s delicious and tasty and Starbucks top-selling frappuccino drink at Starbucks. It’s like a gourmet milkshake with a neat caffeine boost and might just end up as your new favorite coffee beverage.

If you like or need a caffeine boost but don’t want a strong coffee taste, this is the ideal beverage for you….

….but only as an occasional treat as it is one of the most unhealthy drinks available at Starbucks due to the sugar, calorie and fat content.

The recipe that we are going to show you in a little second will help to reduce the calories, fat and sugar content without compromising the flavor!

What Is A Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino
A Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino

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Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe

Making your Starbucks mocha cookie crumble frappuccino at home is easy, with no difficult-to-find ingredients, many of which you may already have at home. No special equipment is needed other than a blender.

Let’s get to the ingredients list.

Ingredients Needed

  • 8 Oreo Cookies.
  • Half a cup of nonfat milk.
  • 4 Or 5 Tablespoons of Hershey’s sugar-free chocolate syrup.
  • Double shot of espresso or 120 ml of moka pot coffee.
  • Half a cup of Hershey’s semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • A cup of crushed ice.
  • Whipped cream.
  • Sugar-free chocolate shaving (optional).

A tall 12 oz (360 ml) mocha cookie crumble frappuccino at Starbucks has 350 calories, 40 grams of sugar and 17 grams of fat. This is the reason why I’ve opted to use nonfat milk and sugar-free ingredients where possible.

Hershey's sugar-free chocolate syrup
Hershey’s sugar-free chocolate syrup

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Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients

Collect your ingredients: the Oreos, nonfat milk, sugar-free chocolate sauce, and sugar-free chocolate chips.

Step 2: Brew You Shots Of Espresso

Use your favorite premium quality dark roast coffee and brew two great shots of espresso. If you don’t have an espresso coffee maker, a moka pot coffee will get you the top quality coffee that you need. Brew a little more than a double shot: brew 120 ml (4 oz) to get the strong coffee that you need.

An Aeropress will also produce the strong base of coffee that you need. Don’t be concerned if your coffee gets cold as this is not a hot coffee beverage.

Step 3: Add Your Ingredients To Your Blender

Add all your liquid ingredients to your blender: Your non-fat milk, coffee, chocolate chips, your sugar-free chocolate syrup. Crush your Oreos and add them too. Leave one spare for later!

Step 4: Blend It

Blend your ingredients at a low speed for about 1 minute to mix your ingredients well. Add your crushed ice and mix at a high speed for another minute or two until you get the consistency that you desire.

I advise that you add your ice slowly and in stages as this plays a large factor in the thickness of your frozen coffee beverage.

Step 5: Prepare Your Glass

To be extra fancy you can add a chocolate swirl using your sugar-free chocolate syrup on the inside of your glass. Use a tall glass as a tall glass is better. Add whipped cream, chocolate syrup and crumble half an Oreos cookie to the bottom of your glass.

Pour your frappuccino mixture into your glass. Top your drink with vanilla whipped cream and a mocha drizzle using your chocolate syrup and crumble the other half of your remaining Oreo cookie.

Decorate with sugar-free chocolate shavings.

Drink and enjoy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe

 Frappés are coffee drinks that are shaken or whisked. In Southern Europe there is a distinctive difference as a frappé is that classic and traditional Greek coffee. In the US, there is little difference between a frappé and a frappuccino; the main difference is trademark laws.

Frappuccino is a registered trademark that belongs to Starbucks, no other company can call their drinks by that name. What you see at McDonald’s as a frappé is pretty much a frappuccino, just they can’t call it that for legal reasons!

The best Starbucks Frappuccino depends on your own personal taste, preference and likes.

Here are some top tasty Frappuccinos:

  • Caramel Brulé frappuccino.
  • Caramel ribbon crunch frappuccino.
  • Mocha cookie crumble frappuccino.
  • Matcha Creme frappuccino.
  • Caffe vanilla frappuccino.

Due to the high amount of sugar, fat and calories I’d expect you to gain weight, have a high blood sugar level and risk heart disease.

This type of coffee beverage is best enjoyed occasionally.

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Heavy cream, when blended well, helps to make your frappuccino thick, creamy and very enjoyable. It will make your frappuccino creamier.

Xanthan gum which is available at regular stores will help to stop your frappuccino from separating. It helps to bind your coffee, ice and milk.

Yes, this is a blended coffee drink that is high in sugar, fat and has a high calorie count. The average frappuccino has more sugar than the recommended daily maximum as set by the FDA.

Final Thoughts – Starbucks Cookie Crumble Frappuccino Recipe

I hope that you enjoy this Starbucks cookie crumble frappuccino recipe and take the steps to reduce the sugar content and help to make this tasty treat and little healthier. 

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Derek Marshall, a certified barista by the Specialty Coffee Association possesses over two decades of experience in specialty coffee shops. He holds professional certifications for coffee brewing and barista skills. Derek is also an author with authoritative books covering various coffee topics including specialty coffee, sustainability and coffee, coffee brewing, coffee recipes, coffee cocktails and books focusing on Brazilian coffee, Vietnamese coffee, Indonesian coffee and Malaysian coffee. As a barista for over two decades, Derek Marshall has worked in specialty coffee shops across the United Kingdom, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. His expertise extends to the distinct coffee cultures, specialty beverages, and brewing techniques of each nation. Functioning as a coffee consultant, Derek charges US$50 per hour. To learn more about Derek Marshall and Latte Love Brew, visit his About Me Page. For coffee inquiries, contact him at +34-639-410-375 or, mentioning your name and location

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