Oatmeal Sandwich Cremes Recipe
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Oatmeal Sandwich Cremes Recipe

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These hearty cookies appeal to everyone whenever I take them to a family get-together or church bake sale. They're worth the little extra effort! — Lesley Mansfield, Monroe, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 418 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, water and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and cinnamon; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats and raisins.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass. Bake at 325° for 13-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine filling ingredients; beat until smooth. Spread on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: 3 dozen.
Editor's Note: As a substitute for each cup of self-rising flour, place 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a measuring cup. Add all-purpose flour to measure 1 cup.
Originally published as Oatmeal Sandwich Cremes in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p100

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JennatheBaker 28602
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2014

"I made these cookies without the raisins, and with cream cheese frosting filling instead. They went over very well. I will be making them again for the holidays!"

DonnaMcNeal 74578
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2011

"they look like whoopie pies! Yummy"

redcow 80944
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

"Best cookies!!!!! These were one of several kinds I made for cookie platters at my daughter's wedding. I have to share the recipe with others."

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