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Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies


  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 dozen 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 ½ c. shortening
  • 1 ⅔ c. light brown sugar, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ c. flour
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 ½ tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 4 c. old fashioned oats
  • For filling
  • ¾ c. shortening
  • 3 c. powdered sugar
  • 7 oz. marshmallow cream
  • 13 tbsp. Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees, Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. And spray with baking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shortening and brown sugar. Mix until well mixed. Add the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla extract and mix. In a separate bowl, combine the flour baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Combine with the wet ingredients.
  3. Once combined, fold in the old fashioned oats. Use a cookie scooper and scoop the dough and place it on a baking sheet. Spread the cookie dough about 1 ½ inches apart. Bake in oven for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes and transfer them to a cooling rack. Continue baking.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, cream together the shortening, powdered sugar, marshmallow cream, pinch of salt, and vanilla extract. Mix together. Once combined add the milk one tablespoon at a time until the filling becomes the consistency of frosting and creamy.
  5. Place the filling in a piping bag with a rounded tip or simply cut the tip-off of the bag with no tip insert. Pipe the filling onto one of the sandwich cookies and place the twin cookie on top. Serve as desired.
  • Category: Dessert