Baker, 26, Surprises With Her Easy Oreo Cheesecake Cookie Recipe – And You Can Make Your Own With FIVE Ingredients
- Amateur baker Eloise Head, 26, is the founder of Instagram recipe page FitWaffle
- She’s built a following by sharing videos of simple yet decadent desserts
- A recent clip shows how to make an Oreo cheesecake cookie from five ingredients
- All you need is butter, cream cheese, flour, sugar and a packet of Oreo cookies
- Photos of the cookies have gone viral and followers call them the ‘best yet’
A video from ‘Instagram famous’ baker Eloise Head showing viewers how to make Oreo cheesecake cookies from five ingredients has gone viral on social media.
The 26-year-old who is the founder of FitWaffle Kitchen, an Instagram page devoted to decadent desserts that only take a few minutes to prepare, has garnered nearly 25,000 likes on the clip since it was shared October 17.
In it, the self-taught chef from London whips up a batch of delicious biscuits made from butter, cream cheese, granulated sugar, flour and a pack of iconic chocolate chip cookies.
Ms. Head, who shot to online stardom when a baking craze took over the world during the first COVID lockdown, makes the cookies by hand without an electric mixer and says they’re easy enough for anyone to do the same, even beginners.
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Eloise Head’s five-ingredient Oreo cheesecake cookies, which can be made by bakers of all skill levels – even beginners
‘If you like Oreos, you have to try this one – you don’t even need eggs,’ she wrote in the caption.
To make the cookie dough, Mrs. Head whips 115 grams of unsalted butter with 115 grams of cream cheese until the texture becomes light and fluffy.
She then adds 200 grams of sugar, followed by 120 grams of flour in threes, stirring gently until just combined.
Next, Mrs. Head mixes broken Oreos into the dough before leaving it in the fridge for about an hour.
The cookies (left) are made of butter, cream cheese, flour, sugar and 10 broken Oreos (right)
Followers have called the cookies Mrs. Head’s “ best dessert ever. ”
Eloise Head (pictured) built a massive Instagram followers during lockdown by sharing her simple tricks for creating decadent desserts
Cheesecake cookie recipe
115 g unsalted butter, softened
115 g cream cheese, softened
200 g granulated sugar
120 g flour
Beat butter and cream cheese until the texture is light and fluffy.
2. Add sugar, followed by the flour in thirds, stirring gently until just combined.
3. Mix broken Oreos into the dough and let it set in the refrigerator for about an hour.
4. Once the dough has set, scoop about a teaspoon of the mixture onto a greased baking tray.
5. Bake in the oven at 160 degrees Celsius for 10 to 12 minutes.
Source: FitWaffle Kitchen
When the dough has hardened, scoop about a teaspoon of the mixture onto a greased baking tray and bake in the oven at 160 degrees Celsius for 10 to 12 minutes.
The cookies are done when the edges turn golden brown.
Photos of the treats have garnered dozens of enthusiastic responses since they were uploaded last week, with some followers calling them Mrs. Head’s ‘best dessert yet’.
‘Oh my god, my diet is NOT starting now,’ wrote one woman.
‘It is now midnight where I am and I have just finished eating. But now I think I want to make some cookies, ”added another.
She called a third her ‘favorite things to make’.
It’s Mrs. Head’s latest simple recipes that are becoming a viral sensation, following wildly popular videos about red velvet brownies and brownies filled with Nutella and Kinder chocolate.
Self-taught baker Eloise Head’s Nutella and Kinder filled brownies, made from simple supermarket ingredients, 27 bars of children’s chocolate and a jar of the iconic spread
Simple desserts have never been more popular since an unprecedented baking craze swept the world during the early months of the coronavirus crisis, when hundreds of millions of people were tied to their homes.
Isolation paid off for influencers like Eloise Head, who has amassed a combined following of 743,000 followers on her two Instagram accounts by sharing delicious dishes that are quick and easy to make.
In March, Ms. Head told Daily Mail Australia that she was “very proud to help people stay busy” in the new era of social detachment.
Her fans have expressed their gratitude in return.
“Your page definitely worked for me, never thought I’d learn to bake,” one man wrote in the comments section last week.
“I was a lost cause, but when I did lockdown I ended up on your page and baking helped me.”
Nutella-Kinder brownies recipe
170 g unsalted butter, melted
250 g brown sugar
2 large eggs
125 g milk chocolate
100 g flour
30 g cocoa powder
1 tsp salt
27 Children’s chocolate bars
150 g Nutella, melted
1. Beat the melted butter with brown sugar, then add the eggs and stir again until light and fluffy.
2. Adds melted milk chocolate, followed by flour, cocoa powder and salt, strained through a sieve.
Once combined, spoon half of the mixture into a parchment-lined baking tray.
4. Add a layer of Kinder chocolate – 27 bars, made up whole – and Nutella that has been gently heated in the microwave, and cover with the second half of the brownie mix.
5. Bake at 170 degrees Celsius for 20 to 25 minutes and cut into pieces after cooling.
Source: FitWaffle Kitchen