Who’s ready for more whoopie pies?! Me!!! 😀 Remember those Little Debbie oatmeal cream pie delicious snack cakes? That’s where I drew inspiration from for this next recipe! Let’s say it’s an adult take on the classic childhood favorite. 😀
-1 & 1/4 c. unsalted butter (2.5 sticks), softened to room temperature
-1 c. packed dark brown sugar
-1/2 cup granulated sugar
-1 large egg
–2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-1 Tbsp. molasses
-1 & 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
-1 tsp. baking soda
-1/2 tsp. salt
-3/4 tsp. cinnamon
-3 c. uncooked quick-cooking oats
-3/4 c. (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
-3 c. powdered sugar
-3 Tbsp. heavy cream
-2 tsp. vanilla extract
-pinch of salt
Let’s get bakin’!
- Preheat oven to 375º. Line a baking sheet with tin foil to keep the oatmeal pies from sticking!
- Using your mixer, cream the butter and sugars together at medium speed until light and creamy.
- Add egg, vanilla, and molasses, scraping down the sides as needed. Set aside.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add in the quick oats and stir until combined.
- Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Add in oats and mix until incorporated.
- Using an ice cream scoop or a spoon, make medium sized round cookies and place them about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet.
- Bake in the oven for 375º for 10 minutes.
- Remove from oven, and let cool and rest. 🙂
Time to make the yummy buttercream frosting!!
- In your mixing bowl, beat room temperature butter on medium-high speed for about 5 minutes. This will ensure to make your buttercream extra fluffy!
- Gradually add in the powdered sugar. You may need to turn the speed down as well! 🙂 Continue to mix until the powdered sugar is well incorporated. This should take about 3-5 minutes.
- Add in cream or half and half to the frosting. You may need to add a touch more to reach your desired frosting consistency. 🙂
- To assemble the cookies, pipe or spread the cream filling on the flat side of half of the cookies and put the remaining cookies on top.
K byeee!!! :-*