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Homemade Oreos Recipe

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1 1/2 c. All purpose flour
1 c. + 5 tbsp. Cocoa powder
Scant 1/4 tsp. Salt
2 c. White sugar
1 c. Butter, do not use margarine
2 large eggs
1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 tsp. Black food coloring

1/4 c. Vegetable shortening
2 c. Powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
2 tsp. White sugar
1 1/2 tbsp. Hot water
1/4 tsp. Food coloring

Combine the flour, salt, and cocoa powder in a bowl and stir together
In another bowl, beat together the sugar and the butter until light and creamy
Beat in eggs and vanilla
Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir until combined
Add black food coloring for a darker color
Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and place in the fridge while you prepare the frosting
Chill for at least one hour
Preheat oven to 325
When the frosting is done, unwrap the dough and roll it to about 1/16 inch thickness and cut out
Place the cookies in a baking sheet and put in the freezer for 5 minutes
Remove from the freezer and bake for 9-12 minutes
Remove cookies from tray and onto a cooling rack

Combine the powdered sugar, white sugar, shortening and vanilla
Beat until combined
Beat in hot water
Add food coloring if desired

To put together
Once the cookies have completely cooled, spread as much frosting as desired on one cookie
Place another on top
Store in an airtight container for up to one week

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I added 1/4 c. of butter to the frosting because I found it wasn't as creamy as I liked




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