Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Homemade Oreos with Candy Cane Filling

These aren't the best photos in the world because we ate them all before we could take a decent photo! HA! But talk about YUM-O! I used a basic oreo recipe my sister gave me and I think I have posted it before, but for the filling, you just add about a half dozen candy canes that you grind up in a food chopper. So good!!!

Here is the recipe:

2 devil's food or other chocolate cake mixes
4 eggs
1 cup shortening or margarine (or part applesauce at our house)
1 cup or more chocolate chips
MIX WELL and drop on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.


You could use a store bought can of frosting and just add your crushed up candy canes or you can make this recipe. Just make sure either way you store the cookies and frosting in the fridge.

1/4 cup margarine at room temperature
1/8 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
2-3 cups of powdered sugar
8 oz. cream cheese at room temperature
half a dozen crushed up candy canes
Crush up candy canes using a small food processor. (or the other way- in a bag w/ a rolling pin)
Mix all the ingredients together. Leave in the fridge for a while before putting on cookies. Spread between two cookies or on top of one.
Store frosted cookies and leftover frosting in the fridge.


I think I'm going to put this frosting on brownies, or anything else that is chocolate! Love that candy cane flavor!


Marie @ Make and Takes said...

Tis The Season for Candy Canes!! These look delicious. I'm so making this. I'm loving your ooey gooey recipes!

Julie said...

Ooooh! I can't wait to try these! Thanks for sharing this amazing looking recipe. I don't blame you at all for eating them all before a proper photo could be taken. I would have joined you had I been there. Too bad I wasn't. hee hee

Doty Family said...

I had never thought of this! I love peppermint. We use the same recipe for the oreo's. I got the recipe when I was in college and it's a family favorite. The guy's at my husbands work used to call me the cookie lady, because of these cookies!

Kritta22 said...

Oh yum! I've eaten a whole batch of these cookies by myself before! Yikes!!

Dover Fam said...

Super yummy!! Will have to try this for sure!