Cookies and Cream Cookies…Secret Recipe Club~

We have a new coordinator for my Secret Recipe Club group…and I was lucky enough to get her, our fearless leader, Debbi Does Dinner, for my blog assignment. Debbi’s original blog focus was on healthy recipes, but (whew) she also does post some mighty impressive desserts.  As I was looking through some of the options, I happened to ask my hubby if he’d like me to bake a chocolate chip cookie that had cocoa and Oreo crumbs added to them. Well, without even a pause, the answer was affirmative…my hunt ended then and there.

The verdict? These were winners! The dough was rich and delicious…and both Nick and Bill got their chocolate fix…and were happy campers. Thanks so much, Debbi!

Tip of the Day: Some cookies taste best on the day they are made. To maintain quality, place those you won’t be eating in the first 24 hours into a freezer grade zip-lock bag, remove as much air as possible and freeze. Remove what you’d like to eat each day and bring to room temperature in a sealed container. My kids love to warm them up with a short zap in the microwave.

Cookies and Cream Cookies…recipe courtesy of Debbi Does Dinner

2 sticks of butter, at room temperature
1 cup of sugar
3/4 cup of packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup cocoa powder
15 whole Oreos, ground in a food processor
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350º. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

Beat butter and sugars till well combined, then add eggs and vanilla and mix till incorporated. Mix in flour, soda, salt, and cocoa. When well combined, mix in cocoa powder, then Oreo crumbs. Finally mix in chocolate chips.

Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and place onto prepared baking sheets. Bake about 10 minutes. Allow to cool slightly on sheets then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.


PS…the ceramic container is a Farmers Market Basket from Anthropologie.


  1. These look amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  2. And who can say no to cookies?! I can see them disappear in 24 hours in my house, no freezer needed! :)

  3. Delicious! These would disappear in no time at my house!

  4. These look like a cookie my family would love! Great Cookie tip as well!

  5. I was away for the weekend and am just catching up. These cookies look delightful.

  6. Lyndsey Chapin says:

    These sound perfect for my family too. That’s a great idea…I usually hesitate to make cookies and desserts because my small family and we never finish them. So good idea to put the cookies in the freezer right away! It is on my list to someday join the secret recipe club!

  7. These look so good. I’ve had much success with any Oreo infused desserts I’ve made, so I must try this one too.

  8. Pegasuslegend says:

    I can always count on your delectable cookies.. these are great looking!

  9. I’m so sending this recipe to a friend of mine who is an Oreo aficionado. This looks fantastic!

  10. Ridwan's kitchen/Asian spice mix says:

    Another great cookies recipe YUM :)

  11. I’m all for eating chocolate cookies instead of dinner!

  12. The Cooking Actress says:

    Yum!!! I love chocolatey Oreo goodness in cookie form 😀

  13. Looks scrumptious! I absolutely adore cookies and cream…and in cookie form? Sign me up!

  14. Aah Lizzy look delicious!!
    Im finish my post lol

  15. Chocolate, chocolate….just right for a stressful day!

  16. These sound like the perfect cookies! Love how rich and chocolatey they look!

  17. Teri@thefreshmancook says:

    Such an interesting recipe, I can’t wait to try it out. The ingredients sound so wonderful! I am intrigued by the oreos!!

  18. Chelsy Ethridge says:

    These look ah-maze! I always eat my oreos with peanut butter and I feel like making these and smearing a bit on top! Yum!

  19. Oh my goodness! These sound amazing! I love Oreos and I think I would love these cookies as well :)

  20. The Café Sucré Farine says:

    Lizzy, oreos and chocolate chips? Oh my, these sound amazing! Next time I’m looking for something very delicious and decadent I’ll remember these!

  21. Oh wow! What’s not to love about these! Great pick for this month!

  22. They look marvelous Liz, I have to try them

  23. Debbi Does Dinner Healthy says:

    I think you probably picked the most unhealthy recipe on my blog! They certainly were good though. I’m glad your family enjoyed them! Thanks!

  24. Veronica Gantley says:

    As always Lizzy you picked a great recipe. Looks very decadent also. Thanks for sharing with us.

  25. Yum I LOVE cookies and cream! By the way, is that a reusable porcelain pint/quart sized container? How cute!

  26. These look yummy Lizzy. We do love a good cookie at our house!
    I miss SRC, I forgot to sign up one month (wedding) now I’m having a hard time getting back in. Maybe I need to beg?

  27. What a perfect cookies, I love chocolate cookies and I always try to make different receipes. I will try yours, looks yummy.

  28. A great looking cookie and I love the ceramic berry box. I have been watching for them to go on sale. :)

  29. Your cookies look wonderful! That would be a chocolate fix for sure! Yum!

  30. This sounds like a terrific cookie recipe for my friends, although I think I’ll add chopped Hershey’s Cookies ‘n Cream bars if I get the chance to make them. Thanks for sharing! Also, I’m so glad I heard about the Secret Recipe Club through this post–it sounds like bushels of fun (even though I can’t join yet, not enough posts…but I’ll be waiting for the day when I can!).

  31. The Slow Roasted Italian says:

    Um, yeah! Who would like oreos in their chocolate chip cookies? YUM!

  32. You can’t go wrong with a recipe that has Oreos in them! I am a huge fan of Oreo cookies! These cookies look super delicious! :)

  33. Swathi Iyer says:

    Delicious cookies, love to munch them while watching a movie.

  34. I would have said yes without hesitation too!!! They look delicious!

  35. I love the tip of heating these a bit in the microwave, yum!

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my group “A” SRC entry: Chicken Satay Noodle Salad.

    Cook Lisa Cook

  36. Jenn Kendall says:

    oh my gosh these sound like seriously delicious cookies. and i weirdly happen to have oreos around, so i’m going to go ahead and assume that the universe intends for me to make these tomorrow.

  37. Torviewtoronto says:

    lovely links and cookies

  38. Gloria - The Ginger Snap Girl says:

    Yes. Please! P.S. Your white strawberry basket container is adorable! :)

  39. I would end the search after finding this recipe too. Yummy!

  40. Helene Dsouza says:

    I feel cookies are always best when baked freshly and still warm. mhmm… I am drooling while staring at your cookies. ^.^

  41. These cookies sound and look great! Great post!

  42. Cheap Ethnic Eatz says:

    So glad you found a great baking recipe on such a healthy blog 😉 These cookies look great.

  43. Yumm! Cookies with cookies!

  44. Very unusual, Lizzy.

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