Monday, March 28, 2011

Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies


These cookies are ridiculous.  Delicious? Yes.  Huge? Yes. But just over the top ridiculous!  First of all, mine resulted in a WAY bigger cookie then the blog on which I found the recipe.  The whole idea is to surround an Oreo cookie with a bunch of cookied dough before you bake them.  I could not properly and entirely cover the Oreo without using about 1/4 cup of dough. Honestly. Maybe my dough was way too sticky but even after I thoroughly chilled the dough, I still had tennis ball size dough chunks on my cookie sheet.  But the point is, these were still delicious. Really really awesomely delicious.  The recipe had called for Double Stuffed Oreos but all I had were regular single stuffed Oreos.  Other than that, I follwed the recipe exactly. The chocolate chip cookie recipe was good in itself but the excitement was in adding the Oreo. It was just a fun project. A very messy project, but fun.  Oh, I guess I might have added more chocolate chips than called for but after adding the appropriate amount, it didn't look like enough so I tossed more in.  I made a double recipe and it only made a couple of dozen cookies but then again, mine were so monsterously huge that it used an awful lot of dough for a single cookie.
I don't know if I'd make these again because my Oreos kind of got lost in the sea of chocolate chip cookie dough so really, what was the point? But I totally enjoyed these cookies and if you can make them a more reasonable size, they would be a wonderful combination of flavors & textures.  Let me know if you try them. They seem to be all the rage lately.  I looked at "cookie" recipes on Tastespotting and saw about 4 different posts for these in the past few months. I just had to try them!!






 This photo kind of shows you how large these cookies are compared to a standard Oreo.  And the cookies that I chose for the photo shoot were some of the smaller ones!  The bigger cookies spread about another inch.  Huge! They were nice & thick cookies too! The kind you can really sink your teeth into.







Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
From the blog Very Culinary




Ingredients

• 1 cup (2 sticks) softened butter

• 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar

• 1 cup granulated sugar

• 2 large eggs

• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

• 3 1/2 cups flour

• 1 teaspoon salt

• 1 teaspoon baking soda

• 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

• 1 package Double Stuff Oreo cookies


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together with a mixer until well combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

In medium bowl mix the flour, salt, and baking soda. Slowly add to wet ingredients along with chocolate chips until just combined.

With a cookie scoop, form balls with the dough.

Place one ball on top of an Oreo cookie, and another ball on the bottom. Seal edges together by pressing and cupping in hand until Oreo cookie is fully enclosed with dough.

Place onto parchment or silpat lined baking sheets and bake cookies for approximately 13 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.



1 comment:

Jess said...

Even if the cookie dough didn't turn out perfectly, yours still look amazing!