102 years ago, American baking company Nabisco decided to create a new kind of cookie by pairing two chocolate disks with a rich crème filling. The delectable result: the Oreo cookie that we all know and love. Today, Oreos are so well-loved that they are now the best-selling cookie in the United States!
1.) Oreo Cookie Truffles
These chocolaty Oreo truffles require only three ingredients and are ready in minutes, so they couldn’t be easier to prepare. The tiny truffles are the perfect fancy finish to a nice meal, and they also make great gifts.
1 package (8 ounces) softened cream cheese
3 cups finely crushed Oreo cookies
16 ounces semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces and melted
1.) Mix the cream cheese and cookie crumbs until blended.
2.) Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min. Dip balls in melted chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan.
3.) Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
2.) Cookies-and-Cream Cake
You know that moment when you experience something that’s almost too good to be true? This Oreo cake is such an occasion. Not only is the cake laced with cookie crumbs, but the frosting is decorated with crushed Oreos and topped with whole ones. We would say it’s an Oreo overload…but the truth is you can never have too much of a good thing!
1 package white cake mix (regular size)
1-1/4 cups water
1/3 cup canola oil
3 egg whites
1 cup coarsely crushed Oreo cookies (about 8)
1/2 cup shortening
4 to 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Oreo cookies and crushed Oreo cookies
1.) In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil and egg whites; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on high for 2 minutes. Gently fold in crushed cookies.
2.) Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
3.) For frosting, beat the shortening, sugar, milk and vanilla in another large bowl until smooth. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Decorate the top with cookies and the sides with crushed cookies if desired.
3.) Oreo Cookie Pie
This delectable recipe combines two of the best things in life: Oreos and peanut butter. The result is a rich, smooth, pie that will have your family and friends clamoring for seconds. Although it looks like you fussed, the reality is that you can prepare this pie in less than half an hour.
1-1/4 cup Oreo cookie crumbs (20 cookies)
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
Additional crushed Oreos
1.) Combine cookie crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
2.) For filling, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, butter and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Gently spoon into crust. Garnish with cookie crumbs. Store in refrigerator.
Americans have eaten over 350 billion Oreos since their invention in 1912. Somehow, though, the age-old question still remains: what is the best way to eat an Oreo cookie? Do you dunk it in milk? Twist it apart and eat the cream first? This question may be debated for centuries to come, but one thing is for sure: you don’t want to miss out on trying these delicious recipes, or on our great deals!