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Why am I so awesome? Homemade Oreos!!

03.22.09 | 7 Comments

The last two weeks the boorish marketing folks at Safeway have refused to put my beloved Oreos on sale. (I’ve had to settle for buying Chips Ahoy… Chips Ahoy!!) While my unabashed devotion to said cookies is eternal, I draw a line at $4 a pack.

So how do I subsist sans Oreos? It’s a trick question; I can’t live without them, so I must replicate them.

With the assistance of foodisluv, that’s what I did:

The cookies were obviously cakeier and larger, but while incredibly delicious in their own right, they are not Oreos: their Milk Dunkability Score (MDS) is quite low.

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7 Comments

  • On 03.22.09 Leo Romanovsky wrote these pithy words:

    Are you going to share or are all of those for you? :>

  • On 03.23.09 Nilofer wrote these pithy words:

    How much did all of the baking supplies cost for these homemade Oreos? (By the way, your coolness just tripled. Impressive.)

  • On 03.23.09 Viraj wrote these pithy words:

    The only thing I didn’t have was cocoa powder, and that cost $4, but there’s still a lot left over.

    Considering the cost of things individually, you can probably make 30 cookies for $2

  • On 04.03.09 Jean wrote these pithy words:

    I believe I emailed you a recipe for homemade Oreos 2 weeks ago, so I’d like to take credit for this endeavor. You can thank me now. I don’t really want Oreos, so maybe you can find me a pint of midnight cookie.

  • On 04.04.09 Viraj wrote these pithy words:

    @Jean: Thank you. I’ll see what I can do about the ice cream, especially if this means I can be proven right once and for all 🙂

  • On 04.21.09 your sister wrote these pithy words:

    thats not fair. how come you never tell me about this….

  • On 09.03.14 edilizia Popolare wrote these pithy words:

    Good day! This post could not be written any better!
    Reading through this poist reminds me oof my good
    old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will
    forward this article to him. Pretty sure he will have a god read.
    Thank you for sharing!

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