Homemade Oreos

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“Some people may be allergic to the store-bought, or you'd rather make them yourself! Enjoy with a glass of milk :)”


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1 cup unsalted butter (soft)
1 cup sugar
2 tsp salt
large eggs
2 cups all purpose flour
1¼ cups dark cocoa powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ cup butter (soft)
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla


  • 2 bowls
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • sieve
  • plastic wrap
  • rolling pin
  • cookie cutter (round)
  • cookie pan
  • parchment paper
  • cooling rack
  • mixing bowl
  • Step 1/13

    • 1 cup unsalted butter (soft)
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 2 tsp salt
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    In a large bowl, cream 1 cup(225g) of softened butter, with sugar and salt until light and fluffy.

  • Step 2/13

    • large eggs

    Beat in eggs

  • Step 3/13

    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 1¼ cups dark cocoa powder
    • ½ tsp baking soda
    • sieve
    • bowl

    Sift in flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda into another bowl.

  • Step 4/13

    Add dry ingredients into the wet mix until fully combined.

  • Step 5/13

    • plastic wrap

    Push dough jnto a flat square. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  • Step 6/13

    Preheat oven to 325F (160C)

  • Step 7/13

    Remove dough from fridge and cut into 4 pieces.

  • Step 8/13

    • rolling pin

    To roll out dough, place a quarter of the dough in between 2 pieces of parchment paper on a floured surface. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness.

  • Step 9/13

    • cookie cutter (round)
    • cookie pan
    • parchment paper

    Use a small round cookie cutter (or champagne glass) and cut the dough into individual rounds. Place on a pan that is covered in parchment paper - at least 1/2 inch apart.

  • Step 10/13

    Pack and re-roll any scraps and cut out more pieces for the cookies. Repeat with each of the slabs of dough.

  • Step 11/13

    • cooling rack

    Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. If you're baking several pans, Roate them halfway. Remove and transfer onto a cookie rack.

  • Step 12/13

    • ½ cup butter (soft)
    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • mixing bowl

    FILLING - combine 1/2 cup (115g) butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Beat until light and fluffy.

  • Step 13/13

    Put the cookies together by scooping a generous amount of icing on one cookie and placing the other cookie on top of it. Give it a light squeeze and scrape any excess icing off.

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