Homemade Oreos

Preparation info
  • Makes

    16 to 18

    sandwich cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

Oreos used to be a mystery to me. The debates about splitting them and eating the filling first, eating them whole, or dunking them—none of it made any sense. My mom never bought commercial sweets, and she certainly never bought the almost-black cookies that looked burnt to her. For the same reason, they never appealed to me either—until one day when I finally bit into one at a friend’s house. Wow. I tried to convince my mom that they were fantastic and that we really, really needed to buy