If you are fascinated by the Oreo brand especially cookies, then making them at home will be such a fun activity. All you need to do is dash into the supermarket and get these ingredients.

For the cookies:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Browning (Optional: For extra dark color)
  • Black food colour (Optional)

For the filling:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Once you've gotten all the ingredients in their right quantities, then its time show time, let the baking begin.

Preheat the oven:

  • Preheat your oven. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

2. Cookie dough:

  • In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract, and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  • You can make black food colour by mixing red, green, and blue food colour.
  • Add food colour and browning to your mixture and mix until well incorporated.

3. Form the cookies:

  • Take small portions of the dough and roll them into balls (about 1 inch in diameter).
  • Place the balls on the prepared baking sheets, leaving some space between each.

4. Bake:

  • Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes or until set. Be careful not to overbake.

5. Filling:

  • While the cookies are baking, prepare the filling. In a bowl, beat together the softened butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

6. Assemble the cookies:

  • Once the cookies have cooled, spread a dollop of the filling on the flat side of one cookie and sandwich it with another.
  • Allow the filled cookies to set for a little while before enjoying your homemade Oreo biscuits.

Note should be taken that this is not a standard recipe and as such, you can always altenate it to fit your preferences. You can experiment with the filling's sweetness or add additional flavors if you like.

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