Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Homemade copycat Oreo cookies with vanilla filling!
 Do you love Oreos? I mean really love Oreos? Yeah, me too. These aren’t Oreos though. In case you were wondering. These are crunchy chocolate wafer cookies with a delicious cream inside, but they are not Oreos. I didn’t want them to be, so there!
 
Actually, I had been wanting to try out a new filling, chocolate mocha. But, after tasting it (let me just say it’s YUM), I knew my kids wouldn’t enjoy it as much as me. So, I made some white chocolate dipped wafers and some vanilla cream wafers. I also left a couple dozen plain too! This recipe made ALOT of cookies. Which is good in our house, because I have ALOT of mouths to feed. Or at least it feels that way.
 

Actually, after looking at my pictures of these cookies, the mocha dollops remind me of caramel. Mmmm, that would be good too!

Enjoy all the different variations, or make some of your own. Or if you are my husband, eat them plain. I’m pretty sure those will be the ones he chooses! Or he might bring home a package of Oreos. He tends to buy that kind of stuff. Not me. I love him anyways.
EDIT: Might I just add that these only get better with age. They are super crunchy and good, going on day FOUR!
 
 

Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Chocolate Wafer Cookies

Ingredients

For the Cookies:

  • 6 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 6 Tbsp margarine, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Vanilla Cream:

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla (clear if possible)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp heavy cream

For the Chocolate Mocha Filling:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate morsels
  • 1 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp brewed coffee

Instructions

  1. Beat butter and margarine. Add in sugars and beat until well blended. Add vanilla and egg. Slowly add in the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Combine with hands if necessary. 
  2. Shape into 2- 12inch logs about 2 inches wide, 2 inches high. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour. 
  3. Slice cookies about 1/4 inch thick, bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Cool and enjoy! 
  4. For vanilla cream filling, beat melted butter with Crisco. Beat in sugar, vanilla and heavy cream until smooth and fluffy. Spread about 1 Tbsp of filling between two chocolate wafers. 
  5. For the chocolate mocha filling, melt butter and chocolate in small saucepan over medium-low heat. When completely smooth, remove from heat and whisk in vanilla, coffee and sugar. Spoon small dollop onto top of each cookie. Yum.

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22 comments on “Chocolate Wafer Cookies”

  1. These look incredible! Mr.Cozy and I would LOVE to make this recipe sometime, b/c we’re suckers for Oreo! Great recipe to share, thanks!

  2. These look yummy!! I also wanted to let you know that you are featured on this weeks 2 Maids a Baking!!

  3. YUM! Those look fantastic. May just have to give them a try!

    (found your blog over @ FTLOB Tasty Tues)

    🙂

  4. these look delicious! I will definitely be trying them out–the hubs and I are oreo addicts 🙂

  5. Those look AMAZING – seriously in LOVE with them. I didn’t even know it was that easy to make something like this. They look so delicious, and I can’t wait to make them – my family is going to die when I do!

  6. my mother in law used to make something like this for the kids they loved them I think I may borrow your recipe and make some for them as well come visit me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  7. I am making some of these this weekend. What a wonderful looking recipe. Yum.

  8. If only I wasn’t low on cocoa…

    Jessy

  9. M

    They look really yummy!

  10. Chocolate Wafer Cookies, Yummy! They look delicious. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!

  11. This is why I love your blog, you keep bringing such great treats to the table! Thanks for linking this up to Fat Camp Friday! Hope to see you next week!

  12. They look yummy! If they taste half as good as they look they’ve got to be delicious!

  13. These look divine! I prefer the vanilla but I think my kids would like the mocha. Coffee is one of their favorite flavors. Either way, these are a winner! Thanks for joining my party at A Well-Seasoned Life’s Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

  14. Mmmm… these look divine.

    Thanks for sharing with So Sweet Sundays!

  15. You are a bad, bad influence — in the BEST possible way! As I sit here munching on Skittles, I’m daydreaming about your yummy cookies and all the delicious variations with the fillings. I bet a caramel filled version would be heavenly with just a little sprinkle of fleur de sel!

    Jenn

  16. Congrats! You were in the top 6 for this week’s Themed Baker’s Sunday! Come back this next week for a sweet theme: Random! Yep, Whatever sweety deliciousness you made this week, you can post!
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com/2011/06/themed-bakers-sunday-9.html
    Alyssa

  17. Oh my yumminess! I am loving your blog! I am your newest follower and would love it if you stopped by to become my newest follower!

  18. Brett Smith

    You can buy black cocoa powder from King Author flour company for a closer looking cookie.
    Black cocoa is how Oreos get their color, I learned of this trick when I was in school.

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