Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patty's Day!

We're getting SUPER festive around our house with some homemade Mint Oreos.

Homemade Oreo Cookies

1 chocolate cake mix
2 eggs
1/3 c. vegetable oil

Mix cake mix, eggs, and oil in a bowl until moistened.  Roll into 1 inch balls.  Cook at 350 for 7 minutes.

Cream Cheese Mint Frosting

4 oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. butter, softened
2 1/2 to 3 c. powdered sugar
1/2 to 1 tsp mint extract
green food coloring

Cream butter and cream cheese.  Add powdered sugar.  Mix until smooth.  Add mint extract to taste. Tint with green food coloring.

Sandwich frosting between two cookies and enjoy!


Lacey Rasmussen said...

Fantastic recipe. My family voted out the mint (I thought it would be great with it, but I'm the only fan). The second batch of cookies are in the oven right now, and the family loves them. Room mate said something about angels descending from heaven, or some such. Thank you for sharing this!

Carol Green said...

Save one for me!