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Oatmeal Whoopie Pies: Cookie Jar

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An oatmeal cookie sandwich with a creamy, dreamy center!
Ingredients
Cookies:
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), cubed
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oats 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot water 3 Tablespoon
Filling:
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, cubed
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce
  Marshmallow fluff 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

MAKING:
1. Preheat oven to 350 ̊F. Line baking sheet with parchment.
2. In a food processor cream and brown sugar until fluffy. Then mix in the eggs and beat for about 2 minutes.
3. In a medium-size bowl, stir together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and oats.
4. Add this to the butter mixture and begin mixing. Immediately add the hot water and let mix until the dough just comes together.
5. Scoop 6-8 cookies on a baking sheet and bake for 11 minutes, until the edges start to brown.
6. Remove the parchment from the baking sheet and let cookies cool thoroughly on cooling rack.

For the filling-
7. Use a mixer, with the whisk attachment, and cream the butter and cream cheese.Add the Marshmallow Fluff and vanilla.
8. Then add powdered sugar and beat. Scrape the bowl down and mix until the filling is light and fluffy.

FINALIZING:
To Assemble the Cookies-
9. Take one of the cookies, turn it upside-down and place a dollop of filling in the center.
10. Take a 2nd cookie and place it over the filling. Lightly press the 2 cookies together, until you start to see the cream reach all around the edge of the Whoopie PIe.

SERVING:
11. Serve these delicious whoopie pies with your choice of beverages.

NOTE:
These cookies must be kept refrigerated because of the cream cheese filling. You could also wrap the cookies individually in plastic wrap, place them in a freezer bag and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Oat
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
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