The white cream filling in between the two chocolate cookies in Oreos is mainly made up of powdered sugar, vanilla extract, water, granulated sugar and vegetable shortening. Nabisco, the company that produces Oreo cookies uses other secret ingredients to create the signature taste that many people love.Continue Reading
When Oreo cookies were first made back in the 1920s, Nabisco used pork fat to make the delicious cream filling. Oreos became kosher in December of 1997 after popular demand.
When Oreo cookies first came out, they looked different than they do now. The cookies featured a wreath around the edges of the cookie with the name OREO in the cookie’s center. They were once sold for only 25 cents per pound.Learn more about Snacks
To make mock Twinkie filling, cream together 1/3 cup of vegetable shortening and 2 tablespoons of soft butter, gradually beat in 1 cup of powdered sugar and 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, and then finish up by beating in 1/3 cup of evaporated milk, 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 2 drops of lemon extract. This filling works well for filling sponge or chiffon cake treats similar to commercial Twinkies.Full Answer >
Nestle has an easy buckeye candy recipe that calls for creamy peanut butter, butter, powdered sugar, chocolate chips and vegetable shortening. The recipe takes about 10 minutes and makes about 72 candies.Full Answer >
Betty Crocker's White Decorator Frosting recipe combines 6 1/4 cups of powdered sugar, 3/4 cup of shortening, 1/2 cup of milk and 3/4 teaspoon of clear vanilla or almond extract. The recipe takes about 10 minutes to make, and any extra frosting can be stored in the refrigerator.Full Answer >
Wilton's buttercream icing recipe calls for 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening, 1/2 cup of softened butter or margarine, 1 teaspoon of clear vanilla extract, 4 cups of sifted confectioner's sugar and 2 tablespoons of milk. The recipe is prepared with a hand or stand mixer, in stages.Full Answer >