Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies Recipe
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Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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These fun treats put a sweet fluffy filling between two chewy oatmeal cookies. They're perfect for snacking and to carry in lunch boxes. At bake sales, they go right away. —Jan Woodall, Indianapolis, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:54 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 54 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shortening
  • 2-2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. For filling, in a small bowl, cream the shortening, sugar and marshmallow creme. Add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Spread filling on the bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 200 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

Absolutely amazing! The texture of the cookie is perfect. The filling adds just the right amount of sweetness. They are awesome!!

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

Very bland cookie would not make them again!

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

These are as good, no better than the store bought version. These are super delicious!!!!

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

I made these and everyone that tried them, loved them. Definitely a keeper.

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Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

These are always a hit everywhere I take them. Definitely worth the weight!!

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