Homemade Oreos

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Homemade Oreos (7) This is a recipe that I have been wanting to make for a while. Homemade Oreos! Homemade Oreos   They are claimed to be America’s favorite cookie. I don’t know about America, but they were never my favorite cookies. I usually just ate the frosting and gave my cookies to my big sis who would show great selflessness and eat them for me. Homemade stuff is always better. I don’t think that I would have eaten just the frosting from these when I was little. No way would I have given these cookies away. Homemade Oreos (3) Another perk that comes with making them homemade is the option to make them double-decker, because who doesn’t love extra frosting? So get the milk ready, because these are totally dunkable! Homemade Oreos (4)

Homemade Oreos

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: about 40 sandwich cookies

Homemade Oreos


    For The Cookie:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • For The Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Beat butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add vanilla, salt, and cocoa and stir. Last, beat in flour.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Roll dough out on lightly floured surface in a layer about 1/4 inch thick. Cut circles about 2 inches in diameter and place on parchment covered baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until edges begin to darken.
  4. For The Frosting, whip butter until light and fluffy. Then, add milk, salt, vanilla, and cornstarch and beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until and beat well.
  5. Spread about 2 teapoons of frosting between two cookies and repeat with all cookies.

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