FAUXREOS: Homemade Oreo Cookies

FAUXREOS: Homemade Oreo Cookies

For this month’s Baking Partner Challenge, Tina of  Pinays cooking  Corner suggested Ultimate Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies, Priya of  Priya’s versatile recipes suggested  Cornflake cookies and Reeni  of  ( Cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice) suggested Homemade Oreo Cookies: Fauxreos. I decided to do Fauxreos. I know, I know. You might be thinking it’s very easy to buy a packet …

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces/85g/ 6 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3¾ ounces/106.3g / ½ cup sugar
  • 1½ ounces/42.52g/ 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ plus ⅛ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon instant coffee powder
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 ounces/113.4g / ¾ cup all purpose flour (or rice flour), sifted
  • 3 ounces/85g / 1 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2 ounces/56.7g/ 4 tablespoon shortening or unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 5 ounces/141.7 / 1 ¼ powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt
Read the whole recipe on The Peach Kitchen