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stale oreos. what can i do?

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oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 12:31 PM

okay, they're stale paul newman's oreo style sandwich cookies. they're not old, but i left them out open over night.
can i do anything with these besides eat them when they're soft?

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    weezycom RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 12:41 PM

    Make oreo truffles -- basically crumbled oreos and cream cheese rolled into balls. A search on Home Cooking will pull up a recipe with the correct proportions.

    Or, crush and press into a pie plate and then put a cream or ice cream type pie in it

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      care11 RE: weezycom Aug 28, 2009 12:49 PM

      And that ends this thread...Oreo Truffles!!! Yum!

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        Boccone Dolce RE: weezycom Aug 29, 2009 03:34 AM

        I've never made the truffles, but it was the first thing I thought of because they sound easy (and I'm all about easy) and they involve cookies (I care very deeply about cookies)...

        If nothing else, crumble them up mix into softened vanilla ice cream, re-freeze... invite one good friend over!

      2. greygarious RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 12:48 PM

        Refrigerating soggy cookies usually hardens them up - use a sealed airtight container and keep them in the fridge until just before eating.

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          susan1353 RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 12:59 PM

          Crush or make crumbs in the food processor, then either use for pie crust or as add-in/mix-in to ice cream. You can also crush them and put them in the freezer until you figure out what you want.

          1. Uncle Bob RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 01:16 PM

            Zip Lock a few and throw them in the freezer...See if you like that!

            Fun!!

            1. Caralien RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 01:25 PM

              Batter and deep fry, then serve with extra powdered sugar.

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                Querencia RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 05:11 PM

                Cookies that are stale or boring or otherwise not wanted: take them to work and leave them by the coffeepot. They will be regarded as the finest French pastry and will all disappear within thirty minutes. This has never been known to fail. People at work will eat anything.

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                  Caralien RE: Querencia Aug 28, 2009 07:12 PM

                  these are oreos--they should be respected or disrepected properly.

                2. chowser RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 07:33 PM

                  If you want to spend more time, white chocolate oreo mousse pie:

                  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/em...

                  For less time, beat heavy cream, cream cheese together w/ a little sugar if you want, Add crushed oreos, refrigerate. It's like the Nabisco water chocolate loaf, only doctored up.

                  1. ipsedixit RE: oystersallday Aug 28, 2009 11:47 PM

                    Make pancakes, waffles or scones.

                    Put the oreos into a food processor and then mix it into your favorite pancake, waffle, or scones batter.

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