Gobs (home made Cakesters Oreo and Nilla)

Posted on: Mon, 09/29/2008 - 12:48am
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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
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Those sound yummy! Thanks for posting the recipes! I will certainly be trying these out :-)

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