3/4 cup ice water
1 quart vegetable oil
1 sleeve of Oreo cookies (14 each)
2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
3-quart saucepan or electric deep fryer
Step 1: Freeze cookies for 3 hours.
Step 2: In a 3-quart saucepot or deep fryer, heat oil to 350 degrees F (medium heat on stove top).
Step 3: While oil is heating, set up a sheet pan with paper towels for draining.
Step 4: In a medium bowl, stir water into buttermilk pancake mix with a whisk until thoroughly combined. Batter should be consistency of pancake mix, if not, add more water or mix accordingly.
Step 5: With metal tongs, dip each cookie one at a time into batter, making a thin coat completely around the cookie.
Step 6: Place coated cookie carefully into hot oil. Repeat for each cookie. Fry on both sides, turning over once until golden brown.
Step 7: Remove fried cookie from hot oil with metal tongs and drain on paper towels.
Note: The cookies inside should be soft throughout, if they are cold and hard reduce oil temperature.
Step 8: Dust with confectioners sugar.
Step 9: Let cool slightly (about 2 minutes) before serving
Makes 14 cookies.