Fried Oreo Cookies

by National Cookie Network

Perhaps this would have been a better post to do in October, but I thought it was an interesting topic just the same. I was curious what kinds of odd cookies and recipes are out there. So I started to surf, and you know what? There are some really crazy cookies in this world. Today’s culinary adventure is Fried Oreo Cookies. This is a cookie that has created a pretty passionate following. If you’re willing to take on the mess and time that these cookies entail then I know you will not be disappointed. While you don’t need a deep frier to make fried oreos, if you have one, they are that much easier. has a great article on how to make battered and fried sweets of all kinds at home.

In addition to Oreos, you will need a recipe for the fried coating, commonly used to make funnel cakes.This batter recipe can make up to 19-20 fried Oreos:

Fried Oreo Cookies
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A simple recipe for Funnel Cake Batter that can be used to make your Fried Oreo Cookies
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons of cooking oil
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ tablespoon + ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ cup + 1 tablespoon granulated white sugar
  1. Preheat the oil to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Mix egg and milk together with a wire whisk or fork until combined. Stir in other ingredients until batter is smooth.
  3. Dip your Oreo cookies into the batter while the oil is preheating.
  4. Fill your saucepan with enough oil to cover Oreos cookies when you drop them in.
  5. To make sure the oil is hot enough let a few drops of the batter trickle into the oil and see if they start frying.
  6. When the oil is ready carefully release your coated Oreo into the hot oil.
  7. The cookies will puff up and brown. Continue cooking until desired color is achieved
  8. Remove from oil and set on a paper towel lined plate to cool.
  9. Apply powdered sugar if you please.

If you make your own fried Oreos, come back and share with our readers. We’d love to feature your experiments!
Happy Baking!

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