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Friday, June 25, 2010

Oreo Cookies (Leslie Merrell, OH)

Updated 2/14/12.
Makes 12-14 double-sided cookies.









1 box German Chocolate cake mix

2 eggs

1/2 c butter

1 3/4 c powdered sugar

2 Tbsp butter

2 oz cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese

½ tsp vanilla

1 Tbsp milk

Blend cake mix, eggs and butter till smooth. Use cookie scooper to form balls, scraping the top flat (you want a small amount of batter). Evenly space on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 11 min. Cool 5 min. Remove with metal spatula to wire cooling rack and allow to completely cool. Mix frosting ingredients till well blended. Spread generously between 2 cookies.

You can also add green food coloring and peppermint extract to taste or buy cream cheese frosting from the store.

Heart-Shaped Oreos
















For Valentine's Day, follow the above instructions, but before frosting, cut cookies into heart shapes. You can add 2 drops of red food coloring to the frosting, if desired.

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