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Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

 Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies
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.
54 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shortening
  • 2-2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • For filling, in a small bowl, cream the shortening, sugar and

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Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 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.
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.