MEL'S KITCHEN CAFE

HOMEMADE OATMEAL CREAM PIES

Better than childhood memories of the Little Debbie variety, these homemade oatmeal cream pies are fantastic. Soft oatmeal cookies with a tasty creamy filling, they are irresistible!

Prep Time: 50 MINS

– salted butter – sugar – egg – vanilla extract – baking soda – cinnamon – salt – all-purpose flour – quick oats

YIELD: 20 CREAM PIES

Ingredients

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01

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or using a handheld electric mixer, combine the butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, cinnamon (if using) and salt and mix until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

02

Add the flour and oats and mix until no dry streaks remain.

03

Scoop the cookie dough into balls, roll lightly for a uniform round shape, and place several inches apart on the prepared baking sheets.

04

Bake for 8-10 minutes until set around the edges but still soft in the center.