Friday, April 30, 2010

Food Fun Friday- Oatmeal Cream Pies

oh man were these good!!!! (and there was no healthy way to make them!) They are pretty sweet... Mr. Produce likes them without the filling, but they are heavenly either way. Ummm yea and not on my diet, oh well.

Oatmeal Cream Pies

1 1/4 C butter, softened
1 C firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 C granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 C all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
3C uncooked quick-cooking oats

1. Preheat oven to 375degrees
2. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and vanilla, beating well.
3. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups and level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. Add oats, stir well. Add to butter mixture; stir until well blended. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375degrees for 10 minutes. Cool on pan 2 to 3 minutes. Remove cookies from pan, cool on wire racks.
4. Spread 1 Tbl Cream Filling over each bottom side of half of cookies: top with remaining cookies, right side up

Cream Filling
1/2C butter, softened
2 C powdered sugar
1 to 2 Tbl whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined, scraping bowl. Beat on high until light and fluffy.


4 Wonderful People Who Commented:

Sue said...

This looks like something my mom would LOVE. I'm sending her the recipe.


Kissed by an Angel said...

They look a bit special!!!! Mmmmmm!!!

Anything Fits a Naked Man said...!!! Can't talk, heating up oven....

Cherie said...

Thanks for the recipe! I have loved these all my life - they were always a big camping treat when I was a kid (the store bought kind) and I still love them!