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       Title: HOMEMADE OREO COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 50 cookies
  
       1 pk Devils food cake mix
       2    Eggs
       2 tb Vegetable oil
       2 tb ;Water
     1/2 c  Chocolate drink powder
       1 pk Gelatin, unflavored
       1 c  Vegetable shortening
   4 1/2 c  Sugar, confectioners
       1 ts Vanilla
  
   Blend cake mix, eggs, water, oil and chocolate drink
   powder and shape into a ball.  Let stand 20 min. Form
   dough into 1/2 balls and place on greased cookie
   sheets. Flatten each with the smooth bottom of a
   drinking glass, greased once and dipped into the
   chocolate drink powder each time.  Bake at 400 degrees
   for eight minutes. Remove cookies at once and
   immediately flatten with the back of a spatula.  Let
   cool 20 min. Makes 100 halves.
   
   For filling, place gelatin in a heatproof cup.  Add
   1/4 cup cold water, stir well and place in pan of hot
   water until mix clears and gelatin is softened. Beat
   shortening until fluffy.  Add sugar gradually and beat
   for 10 minutes. Mix in vanilla, beat in cooled gelatin
   mix. Spread about 1 teaspoon filling between two
   cookies. Press gently together so that filling comes
   to the edges of cookies. Chill until set.
  
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