Homemade Oreo Cookies

Healthy homemade Oreo Cookies

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies


If Sugar-Loving Teen could have anything in the world, it would be a tower of Oreo cookies that reaches the sky.

Healthy homemade Oreo Cookies



They would be Ooey Gooey and Double stuffed

Of course, if I could, I would give him a tower of healthy cookies...with protein, nutrients, and fiber, instead of a cookie whose main ingredient is sugar, and tastes like artificial flavour IL #B5061 (whatever that is)?

Who says cookie dreams can't come true?  This recipe combines the best of both worlds...an authentic Oreo cookie base with a healthy filling.  The best part....These only have 2 gram of sugar and they've been officially Teen Party Approved!

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies



So what's the secret to making homemade Oreo cookies?  Silicone molds!  You can buy them in many retail stores, Amazon.com and Amazon.ca  Read on....




Healthy Low-Sugar Oreo Cookies

*Recipe by Less Sugar Naturally*
Ingredients for 18-24
Note: I find it easiest to work with making 18 cookies. As you get the technique down you can increase to 24 thinner cookies...if you want ;)


Cookie:
  • 1/2 cup cake & pastry whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa (dutch processed works best)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 190 grams of medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
Cream Filling:

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk well to combine.  Add to food processor

3. Add chopped dates and pulse until finely combined.

4. Add melted butter and the egg. Pulse until well combined.


Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies5. Empty the contents onto the counter or a pan. Form into a circle, and split into two parts. Half will be used for tops and half will be used for bottoms.

6. Using the first half, make 18-24 "toppers" by pressing the dough into the silicone molds with a small spatula.  Finish pushing the dough with your fingertips.
***You must use a silicone molds to make the tops.

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
7. Invert and push out on to cookie sheet.

8. Bake for 5-6 minutes.
***Don't worry if any cookies break in two. It will hold together later when you add the cream filling.

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
9. While the toppers are baking, press the remaining dough into 18-24 "bottoms".
***You can use a muffin tin for the bottoms as they'll come out easy later on.

10. Bake at 375 degrees for 5-6 minutes. Leave the bottoms in the molds.

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
11. With a whisk, combine all ingredients for cream filling together.

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
12. Add some cream filling on top of each cookie.

13. Add toppers and apply slight pressure.

14. Refrigerate or freeze for a couple of hours until hard.

Easy Homemade Healthy Oreo Cookies
15. Remove from silicone molds or pop them out of the muffin tin and serve.

**Cookies must be stored in the fridge or freezer to prevent the filling from melting at room temperature.






Healthy homemade Oreo Cookies



Nutrition Info per cookie:
 (based on 18 cookies)
2 grams of sugar
2.1 grams of fiber

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