Oreo Butter

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So I’m mildly embarrassed that the first post with my Vitamix blender is not a superfood smoothie or silky creamless soup, two ideas I used to justify the purchase of this long-wished-for appliance.  Instead, it’s Oreo Butter. And I didn’t even try to put chia or flax seeds in.

Oreo…what, you say?  Oreo butter.  Before I get accused of food slumming, I tasted it first at Williams-Sonoma, where I was scoping out yet another kitchen purchase. I know, I have issues.   They called it Cookies & Cream Butter, “Sweet Nostalgia in a Spread“.

I’m a sucker for that sort of thing, even if the phrase “Sweet Nostalgia in a Spread” doesn’t even make sense.  What does make sense is “Kid Crack in a Crock” and that’s what this is.  If you’re wondering how you’d use such a silly thing as Oreo Butter, just ask a kid.

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They’ll have no trouble finding ways to use this up: strawberries, spread on crackers, bananas, pretzels.  I’ve heard it’s good on salt and vinegar potato chips.

Not that I tried that.

Nope, not me.

Oreo Butter
 
You don’t need a Vitamix, but feel free to use this recipe to justify a purchase. Blame me. I’m tough. You’ll never, ever regret the purchase. Use whatever mix of oil you want. All coconut oil was too overpowering, but the melt-in-your-mouth texture of coconut oil is awesome in this…so I went half coconut and half palm.
Ingredients
  • 1 14.3 oz. box Oreo cookies
  • 2 T. coconut oil
  • 2 T. palm oil shortening (Spectrum Naturals is what I use)
Instructions
  1. Blend in a food processor or Vitamix until smooth. It takes a while, keep scraping the sides down. It will eventually happen. I promise.
  2. It will be warm and soupy after blending, & will firm up when it comes back to room temperature.
  3. Enjoy!

 

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Yes, on chips.

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