Oreos (But Better)

The Oreo, is one of America's favorite snack foods. But can it be remade completely homemade from start to finish?


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Serving Size: 4-6


Salted Chocolate Cookie Dough:

  • 1.5 cups (225g) all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp (4g) baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp (2g) baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp (4g) fine sea salt

  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup (115g) granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup (115g) light brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tsp (5g) vanilla extract

  • 1 Tbsp (13g) whole milk

Creme Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces (85g) cream cheese

  • 3 Tbsp (42g) salted butter, softened

  • 2.5 cups (350g) powdered sugar

  • 1 vanilla bean scraped of its pods

  • 1/2 tsp (1g) vanilla extract


Salted Chocolate Cookie Dough Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350f line baking sheet with silicone baking mat

  2. Large bowl whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt

  3. Cream butter with the sugar, add the eggs, vanilla extract, milk

  4. Add dry ingredients into the wet and mix till thick and combined

  5. Scoop 1 tablespoon cookie dough into a ball, place on baking sheets 2 inches apart, 12 cookies per sheet

  6. Using the bottom of a greased measuring cup a cookie press, press dough balls halfway down

  7. Bake at 350 for 7-10 minutes, rest to solidify, then transfer to cool the rest of the way on a wire rack

Creme Method:

  1. Very small pinch fine sea salt

  2. Beat cream cheese and butter till creamy, beat in powdered sugar, add vanilla extract and bean pod and salt.

  3. Beat till creamy and smooth.