Gobs (home made Cakesters Oreo and Nilla)

Posted on: Mon, 09/29/2008 - 12:48am
cristym's picture
Offline
Joined: 11/19/2007 - 17:26

My MIL has been making these for years and the kids all love them. When we saw the Cakesters my kids said Oreo makes Grandmas Gobs. I just called and got the recipe from my MIL, she does not write her recipes down, so this is how she described it to me.

[b]Grandmas Chocolate Gobs[/b]

[b]Cookies[/b]
pre heat oven to 350 degrees

easy version....
1 package of choc cake mix
1 cup flower

follow mixing directions on box of cake mix and add in 1 cup flour.
Drop by teaspoon fulls on cookie sheet (for larger gobs use tablesoons) bake at 350 for about 8 - 10 minutes. Let cool for a minute or two and then remove to let cool on cooling rack.

From Scratch
Mix
1 cup Crisco (not sure what to use in place of Crisco for those who do not use Crisco)
2 cup sugar
1 cup Sour Milk (add a little vinegar to a cup of milk to make it sour)
2 tsp baking soda
4 cups flower
3 eggs
1 cup cocoa mixed with
1 cup hot coffee
1 tsp vanilla

Drop by teaspoon fulls on cookie sheet (for larger gobs use tablesoons) bake at 350 for about 8 - 10 minutes. Let cool for a minute or two and then remove to let cool on cooling rack.

[b]Icing[/b]

6 Tablespoons flower
1 1/2 cups milk
Cook till thickened

Cool then add 1
1 1/2 cups Crisco
1 1/2 cups sugar

Sandwich the icing between two of the cookies.

* ETA she just thought of this, has not tried it yet.

[b]Grandmas Nilla Gobs [/b]

[b]Cookies[/b]
pre heat oven to 350 degrees
1 package of vanilla cake mix
1 cup flower
Drop by teaspoon fulls on cookie sheet (for larger gobs use tablesoons) bake at 350 for about 8 - 10 minutes. Let cool for a minute or two and then remove to let cool on cooling rack.

[b]Icing[/b]

6 Tablespoons flower
1 1/2 cups milk
Cook till thickened

Cool then add 1
1 1/2 cups Crisco
1 1/2 cups sugar
*optional
add vanilla to the icing to taste

Sandwich the icing between two of the cookies.

Posted on: Mon, 09/29/2008 - 7:11am
MommyOfTwo's picture
Offline
Joined: 11/08/2007 - 09:44

Those sound yummy! Thanks for posting the recipes! I will certainly be trying these out :-)

Peanut Free Store

More Articles

There are many reasons why you may want to substitute almond flour for wheat flour in recipes. Of course, if you have a...

Are you looking for peanut-free candies as a special treat for a child with...

Do you have a child with peanut allergies and an upcoming birthday? Perhaps you'd like to bake a...

Most nut butters provide all the same benefits: an easy sandwich spread, a great dip for veggies, a fun addition to a smoothie. But not...

Do you have a sweet tooth and more specifically a chocolate craving? Those with peanut allergies must...