Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Homemade Oreo Cookies

Homemade Oreo Cookies


Chocolate Wafers:
1-¼ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup unsweetened Dutch process cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1-½ cups sugar
½ cup + 2 tablespoons room-temperature, unsalted butter
1 large egg

Vanilla-Cream Filling:
¼ cup room-temperature, unsalted butter
¼ cup vegetable shortening
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract


Set two racks in the middle of the oven. Preheat to 190ºC/375ºF.

In a food processor, or bowl of an electric mixer, thoroughly mix the flour, cocoa, baking soda and powder, salt, and sugar. While pulsing, or on low speed, add the butter, and then the egg. Continue processing or mixing until dough comes together in a mass.

Take rounded teaspoons of batter and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet approximately 5cm (2in) apart. With moistened hands, slightly flatten the dough. Bake for 9 minutes (I baked mine for 10), rotating once for even baking. Set baking sheets on a rack to cool.

To make the cream, place butter and shortening in a mixing bowl, and at low speed, gradually beat in the sugar and vanilla. Turn the mixer on high and beat for 2-3 minutes until filling is light and fluffy.

To assemble the cookies, in a pastry bag with a 1.25cm (½ in) round tip, pipe teaspoon-size blobs of cream into the center of one cookie. Place another cookie, equal in size to the first, on top of the cream. Lightly press, to work the filling evenly to the outsides of the cookie. Continue process until all the cookies have been sandwiched with cream. You can roll the edges in sprinkles for added flair. It is way cute.

Makes 30 sandwich cookies

Quick Version Homemade Oreos


2 pkgs. devils food cake mix
4 eggs
1 1/4 c. shortening
1 tsp. vanilla

Put ingredients in a large bowl and mix together well. Roll 1 tsp. dough ( about the size of a quarter ) and put on cookie sheet. Bake @ 350 for 9 minutes.

1 8oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 1/2 sticks butter
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla


Mix frosting ingredients until creamy. Match up the cookies, and spread frosting in between the 2 bottoms of cookies ( tops showing on both sides ) making a sandwich.
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