Oreo-Doodles (Oreo-crusted Chocolate Cookies)

January 10, 2013 by Ali

And the thanks for naming these cookies goes to…my amazing Facebook followers!

Yesterday I was editing the photos for these fabulously delicious double chocolate cookies that were coated with crumbled Oreos. But for the life of me, I could not figure out what to name them! So I turned to Facebook for some help, and they immediately came to a delicious rescue. The suggestions ranged from everything from Black Magic Cookies, to Oreo Chocolate Explosions, to Chocodoodles (a close second!), to Choreos, to Ore-OH My! Cookies, to Oreo-Fluffed Chocolate Cookies, to Rx Monday Cookies, to my favorite…”Mine”. The list goes on, but suffice it to say, I need to remember to ask for suggestions more often. :)

In the end, Oreo-Doodles kept resurfacing as the favorite. So Websters, get ready, we have a new favorite cookie to add to the dictionary!

As I had hoped, these cookies turned out to be incredibly chocolicious. I used my favorite double chocolate cookie base, and then simply dipped the dough balls in Oreo crumbs. Ridiculously good. I used chocolate chips in the cookies, but realized afterwards that you could also use larger crumbles of Oreos instead (inside of the cookies) if you’d like. Either way, these are super fun, and my taste-testing friends and I gave them a big thumbs up.

Thanks again, Facebook friends!

Oreo-Doodles (Oreo-Dusted Chocolate Cookies)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 27 minutes

Yield: About 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-processed cocoa powder (or regular unsweetened cocoa powder )
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 ounces coarsely chopped dark or semisweet chocolate
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 12 Oreo cookies, finely-crumbled

Method

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside. Melt coarsely chopped chocolate with the butter in a small heatproof bowl in a double-boiler or in the microwave, stirring frequently.

Once melted, transfer chocolate mixture to the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Add sugar, eggs, and vanilla; mix on medium speed until combined. Reduce speed to low; gradually mix in flour mixture. Fold in chocolate chips.

Form batter into heaping tablespoon-fulls, then roll into balls. Roll each ball in the crumbled Oreos until covered, then place the dough balls 2 inches apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake until cookies are flat and surfaces begin to crack, about 12-15 minutes. (*Do not overbake these, or they will totally dry out!*) Transfer on parchment to wire racks and let cool.

Serve immediately, or store in a sealed container for up to 3 weeks.

Double chocolate cookie base recipe adapted from Martha Stewart.

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About Ali

Ali Ebright is a freelance recipe developer and food writer/photographer, and blogs at Gimme Some Oven and Gimme Some Life. She also loves all things music, traveling near and far, actually making things from Pinterest, cozying up with a good book and her sweet pup, Henry, and spending time with a wonderful group of friends. Come say hello and follow Ali on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ & Instagram.

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37 thoughts on “Oreo-Doodles (Oreo-crusted Chocolate Cookies)

  1. Hi! I was wondering if you could use the oreo’s cream in the middle and add it to the recipe? Like, it would have streaks of white in them?

    - Ingrid V

  2. Found a picture of these cookies on Pinterest and went on the website for the recipe. They are fantastic! I can’t wait to take these to my daughter who loves chocolate cookies.

    - Nancy Newton

  3. These look amazing!!! I need to make these – I love anything with oreo!

    - Courtney

  4. Made these last night…they are amazing!! Easy, but messy, to make. Perfect for Christmas as they look like ‘lumps of coal’!

    - Laura

  5. These sound delicious! I’ve been crumbling Oreo’s over dark chocolate ice cream for a while now, so this would be a more portable version. Thanks!

    - MaryAnne (Gastronotherapy)

  6. Just made these crusted with Peppermint Joe Joes…amazing!

    - Rachel {studio cuisine}

  7. Can I use a hand mixer instead of a stand up?

    - Leslie

  8. These are such gorgeous cookies. They look perfectly crispy on the edges, chewy in the middle and packed with Oreo/chocolate flavour. I’d love a giant plate of these with a tall cold glass of milk (and it’s only 9am!).

    - Nancy @ gottagetbaked

  9. yes. yes. and yes. This chocoholic will take a dozen please! ;)

    - Tina | My Life as a Mrs

  10. These sound brilliant! I love the idea of that orea crust and oreo doodles is probably the best name ever. Must try these!

    - Kathryn

  11. Made these with a couple tweaks and they were great!!

    - Laura

  12. Brilliant and fun – these cookies would be a hit at my house for sure!

    - Kristen

  13. your fb fans are so clever! and this recipe?? even more clever! Ali, i love these cookies! and the name is too cute. i smiled reading this post and drooling over your photos. i just want one right now. :)

    - sally @ sallys baking addiction

  14. I love everything about these. Bring on all the chocolate!

    - Cassie | Bake Your Day

  15. HAHA – thats the best cookie name ever! Hand me an oreo-doodle!

    - Sarah

  16. I don’t care what they’re called. I just want one….right doodle now!!

    - Gerry @ Foodness Gracious

  17. yum – perfect way to use leftover Oreo cookies!

    - Ali's Mom

  18. Amazing name! I seriously cannot think of one better! And these cookies are just my style! I’m sure I could have a dozen of these in the blink of an eye :)

    - Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious

  19. So clever! These would not last long in our house!

    - Jennifer @ Mother Thyme

  20. You found a name! And a great one at that. Love this!

    - Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

  21. oreo-crusted cookies?!?! OMG OMG OMG

    - little kitchie

  22. I don’t care what they’re called… I want them in my life right this instant. :) Yummy!

    - Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough

  23. oh my goodness! This is ingenious! We are going to love these over here!

    - Alaina @ Fabtastic Eats