Oreo - Whoopie Pies - Cookies - Copycat / Clone

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

From an old church cookbook. I can't guarantee that they are as good as real oreos or even the other recipes posted. But, they are definitely diet busting, sugar high and chocolaty. Requires a glass of milk.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. cookie.
  2. Cream crisco, sugar and eggs together; add cocoa, water and flour.
  3. Add baking soda, salt and sour milk. Stir all together.
  4. drop by teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. filling.
  6. Cream together first 5 ingredients and set aside.
  7. In double boiler or heavy saucepan, cook 1 cup of milk and 5 Tablespoons flour until very thick.
  8. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Add to creamed mixture.
  9. Beat with mixer until smooth, fluffy and no grains of sugar are left.
  10. Spread between 2 cookies.
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3 5

I was excited to make this to help it get a review... sorry I couldn't be more generous with my stars. :(
Whoopie pies and Oreo's aren't really alike... this is a whoopie pie. The "cookie" is a cake texture. I was going for an oreo. I tried smashing them when I first pulled them out of the oven as I have done with other "oreo" recipes but it never crisped up. I was using these for a project ("turkeys") but I was able to make it work in the end. I chose this recipe because I was intrigued by the flour/milk mixture for the filling. I thought this might reduce the "super sweetness". I DID reduce the sweetness, however, it still tasted like Crisco. Not pleasant at all. If I were to try the filling again I would use butter in place of the shortening.