For the longest time I have been wanting to bake a cookie in a cookie…have you heard of that? I have seen recipes where they use Nutter Butters, inside of peanut butter cookies and whole Oreo’s inside of chocolate cookies. They all just look so cookie-licious. I decided to mix it up a bit and use Oreo’s for this cookie, and do a play on cookies n’ cream. The cream of the Oreo and the chunks of chocolate really balance out this simple sugar cookie base.
I have seen a few recipes out there that are similar, but add chocolate chips to the cookie as well. This would be delicious if you like super sweet cookies, but since I already planned to add the Oreo’s, I thought that would make it sweet enough. In my opinion I was right, but it all depends on your tastes! Feel free to add chocolate chips to this recipe for an even more sweet decadent cookie.
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 6 TBS sugar
- 6 TBS light brown sugar
- 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 12 Oreo’s, broken up into pieces
- 1. Preheat the over to 350 degrees.
- 2. With a mixer, cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well mixed.
- 3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients into wet ingredients until just combined.
- 4. With a wooden spoon or spatula, gently fold in Oreo pieces.
- 5. Scoop dough into small balls, and place onto an cookie sheet about 1-2″ apart.
- 6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges JUST start to brown (watch them!). Let cool on baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
- You don't to over bake these and lose the 'cream' color. Make sure you watch the cookies from about the 6 minute mark on, until the edges are just slightly brown.
Don’t forget the milk!
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