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Chocolate Oatmeal Sandwiches

 Chocolate Oatmeal Sandwiches
I sometimes divide the batter in half, stir in 1/4 cup baking cocoa to one portion and make golden cookies with the remaining portion. Then I sandwich a golden cookies with a chocolate.
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt;
  • gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake
  • at 375° for 10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to
  • cool.
  • For filling, in a large saucepan, combine the chocolate chips, milk

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Chocolate Oatmeal Sandwiches (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until chips are melted.
  • Remove from the heat; beat in vanilla. Spread on the bottom of half
  • of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 414 calories, 22 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 352 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.