Oreo Cookie Pound Cake

Oreo Cookie Pound Cake

25 Oreo cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
1 cup butter-flavor shortening
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs

Chocolate Glaze
6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons butter-flavor shortening
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon corn syrup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9-inch fluted tube pan.

Cut each cookie into quarters.

Cake: In large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat flour and remaining ingredients, except cookies. Increase speed to high; beat 2 minutes, scraping bowl. spoon about 3/4 cup batter into pan. Gently stir cut-up cookies into remaining batter and spoon into same pan. Bake 50 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched with finger (wooden pick test will not work). Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; remove from pan; cool on rack.

When cake is cool, prepare Chocolate Glaze. Place rack with cake over large plate to catch drips, then pour warm glaze over top and side of cake.

Chocolate Glaze: In 1-quart saucepan over low heat, heat chocolate chips, shortening, milk and corn syrup, stirring constantly until melted and smooth.