Sweet sandwich cookie latte

The chocolate sandwich cookie translates deliciously into a homemade latte. Whether you are an Oreo lover, a Hydrox fan, or a do-it-your-selfer, this recipe introduces a simple way to translate those favorite flavors into a hot latte. Enjoy!

Ingredients

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1 large cup of coffee — Organically Grown Colombian Campesina is a perfect choice as this dark, full-bodied coffee will stand up nicely next to the dark chocolate wafer and rich sweet filling of the cookies.

3 – 4 creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies. Use your favorite, or try TheQueenBean’s coffee cream sandwich cookies.

6 ounces of milk.

1 teaspoon sugar (* optional — the cookies should add enough sweetness, but if you desire a bit more, go for it!)

Whipped cream for garnish.


Directions

1) Crush 1 sandwich cookie and set the pieces aside for later use as garnish. Crumble 2 large (or 3 small) sandwich cookies into tiny pieces and place them inside the blender. Add sugar (if you are using it).

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2) Gradually add milk, blending (you can use the liquefy setting if available) in between each addition. Continue until the mixture is liquified.

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3) Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan and heat on a low flame until warm, stirring continuously. You need to watch the mixture carefully as you do not want it to over-thicken.

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4) Pour the mixture into a large pre-heated coffee mug.

5) Top with coffee until the cup is about 80% full. Stir the cup until the contents are smooth and frothy.

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6) Garnish with whipped cream and crumbled cookies.

7) Enjoy!

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