These Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies are an easy copycat of the Little Debbie favorite. The chewy oatmeal cookies and fluffy filling make these sandwich cookies better than store-bought!
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Servings: 15sandwich cookies
Author: Nikki Gladd
Medium cookie scoop
1 1/4cupsunsalted butter, at room temperature
1cupdark brown sugar
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
3cupsuncooked quick-cooking oats*, not instant!
For the Creme Filling:
3/4cupunsalted butter, at room temperature
Pinch of salt
3Tablespoonsheavy whipping cream, or milk
1 1/2teaspoonsvanilla extract
Preheat your oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
For the cookies:
In the large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars at medium speed until light and creamy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and honey; set aside.
In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in the quick oats.
Slowly mix dry ingredients into the wet ingredients at low speed until fully incorporated, but do not over mix. Use a medium cookie scoop to drop 2 tablespoon sized dough balls onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing 2 inches apart.
Bake 10 minutes, until golden. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to completely cool.
For the cream filling:
Beat the butter and salt in a mixing bowl until creamy, about 1 minute. Gradually add the powdered sugar and beat on medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla. Turn the mixer to high speed and beat for 3 to 4 more minutes.
To assemble the sandwich cookies:
Match the cookies into pairs of equal sizes. Spread or pipe the filling onto the back of one cookie from each pair, then top with the other cookie.
Store for up to 2 days in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
Source: adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction*Only have whole-rolled oats on hand and not quick-cooking oats? You can make your own quick-cooking oats by grinding whole-rolled oats in your blender or food processor until -- pulse a few seconds.