Tuesday, March 13, 2012

. . . Cookie Time Tuesday - - Homemade Oreos . . .

I decided for Cookie Time Tuesday to celebrate Oreo's 100 Years by making homemade Oreos.  I have seen many recipes online for homemade Oreo Cookies but hadn't ever tried one.  I don't know where I found this recipe but it was in my pile of Cookie Recipes and I'm sure glad it was because these babies taste just like an Oreo Cookie!  Wow are they yummy.  There are also so many great ways you can "dress them up"--add food coloring to the filling mixture, add sprinkles, add pretty colored sugar to the top of the cookies etc.  So much fun and really easy to make!

Homemade Oreo Cookies

This week I owe my Mom a HUGE thank you for helping get Cookie Time Tuesday done.  I normally make my cookies the weekend before but this past week I have been really sick and just couldn't get them baked.  I have Bronchitis and an Ear and Sinus Infection so let me tell you Cookie Time Tuesday was not something I felt up to doing.  Luckily Mom helped me get them done so I wouldn't have to miss a week.  THANKYOU!! 

Print Recipe HERE
  Milks Favorite Cookie

• Gather ingredients
• Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl
• Add the butter and egg and combine well
• Dough will form into a "clump" 

• Drop or Roll your dough by the teaspoonfulls and place 2 inches apart on a parchment lined cookie sheet
• Press the balls out with your hand or the bottom of a glass
• Bake the cookies for 9 minutes at 375
• Cookies will be crunchy when done but don't over bake them

• To make the filling gather your ingredients
• Combine the shortening and butter 
• Add vanilla and confectioner's sugar and combine well
• Filling will mix up into a "ball" and be thick

• To assemble roll the filling into balls
• Place a ball of filling on the bottom of one cookie
• Top with another cookie and press until filling is well spread out

• To make colored filling just divide the filling up and add a few drops of color into each bowl and combine well and assemble the same way as above

  Homemade Goodness!

  Creamy Filling

 
  Pretty and Colorful!
Delicious!!

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12 comments:

  1. Hello Lindy,
    Oh yea, aren’t Mom’s just the Best! I hope that you are on mead and are starting to feel better. :) Wow, this recipe sounds super yummy, thanks for sharing.
    Smiles, Paula

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  2. Once again Lindy-- we are back for the Cookie Tuesday- I LOVE your Cookie Tuesday! These look really fun and I love how you and just add food coloring to kind of make them festive! Super Fun! Thanks!!

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  3. Your Mom is the BEST!!!
    I gave up cookies for Lent, and I am definitely putting this to the front of my list to try!
    Feel better ;)

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  4. I would love it if you could share this on my link party - Serenity Saturday
    http://serenityyou.blogspot.com/search/label/Serenity%20Saturday

    Natasha xxx

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  5. Oh my goodness, these look amazing! I would love if you would link up to the Lovely Things Thursday Linky Party!

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  6. What a mom! The cookies look so pretty and fun! I have wanted to make homemade oreos "forever"! Hope you feel all better soon!

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  7. These look like SO much fun! Thanks for sharing with us!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  8. Looks amazing! Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. I'll be pinning!!

    Thanks for linking up to the Take it on Tuesday blog hop!

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  9. These look fabulous! I will definitely have to try them! Thanks so much for linking up to The Creative Spark. I'll be featuring these today. Hope you have a great week!
    jenn :)

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  10. Yum! These look fabulous! Thanks for linking up! Featuring you tomorrow!
    Melody

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  11. oh yum but you know I would just eat a bunch of the filling right? that is the best part!

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