Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies
For the Cookie:
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1 1/2 Tbsp molasses
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 3 Tbsp boiling water
For the Retro Cream Filling:
- 1 – 7 oz. jar Marshmallow Cream
- 1/2 c. shortening
- 1 1/3 c. powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 2-3 Tbsp. milk
For the Cookie:
- Cream the butter and sugars in a stand mixer.
- Add the molasses, eggs, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix well.
- Add the flour and oats. Mix well.
- Dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water and mix into the dough.
- Scoop by rounded tablespoons onto parchment lined baking sheets (allow 2 inches for spreading) and bake at 350º for 10-12 minutes until set around the edges.
- Let cool on the baking sheet.
For the Retro Cream:
- Using an electric hand mixer, beat together the shortening and the marshmallow cream in a very large bowl (there will be splatter– you’ve been warned).
- Beat in the powdered sugar, 1/3 cup at a time.
- Add the vanilla and the salt.
- Beat in the milk, 1 tbsp. at a time, beating in between additions, until mixture is smooth and fluffy.
- Pipe about 2 tbsp. of the filling onto the underside of one cookie. Top with another cookie.
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