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Oatmeal Cream Pies

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 10 mins
Yield Makes 3 dozen oatmeal cookies or 18 cream pies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
  • Cream Filling

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Beat butter and sugars at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and vanilla, beating well.

  3. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. Add oats; stir well. Add to butter mixture; stir until well blended. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Cool on pan 2 to 3 minutes. Remove cookies from pan; cool on wire racks.

  4. Spread 1 tablespoon Cream Filling over each bottom side of half of cookies; top with remaining cookies, right side up.