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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 large 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 each: 200 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g 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


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the pink baker 253379
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2016

"Ive made many recipes from.TOH that my SS kids loved...this one no. The kids simply hate oatmeal lol. However, the adults gobbled them up esp Preacher. I would make again for a fellowship."

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vballgirl 221231
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"My toddler usually only nibbles the edge of any given cookie and then says its yucky. I made these and he ate 5 in one night!"

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goober213 214970
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2014

"These are the BEST. Every time I bake these they are a great success. I never have any left overs."

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Kristahammer 204117
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"Every time I have made these they have always turned out crunchy on the outside and undercooked in the middle. I have tried adding more flour and it seemed to help a bit. I will look for a better oatmeal cookie recipe to pair with the cream filling."

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lisamaria 84301
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2014

"Wow! These are sooo good. I did use quick oats instead of old fashioned because I had just bought a huge container of them and wanted to use them. The texture of the cookie was wonderful. The filling is sooo good. It gave me ideas to use it on cupcakes. They were a hit at work!"

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MaMort 86848
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2014

"Made this recipe this week for my hubby who is an oatmeal cookie fan. He absolutely loves them. Shared some with the neighbors and was told they are the best ever !!!!! Excellent recipe and it really looks like it is a lot more work that it is."

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Franciska14 34893
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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Fairmont54 91241
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

"Very bland cookie would not make them again!"

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nancymcf 29287
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

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

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des432 204116
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014

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

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