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Oatmeal Cream Pie
à la Little Debbie

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Ingredients

Cookie

1¼ cups unsalted butter, softened 

1¼ cups brown sugar

1 egg

2 tablespoons sorghum 

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon cinnamon, ground 

¼ teaspoon cloves, ground 

3 cups quick oats 

Filling

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

¾ cup confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment for 5 minutes on medium speed. Add egg, sorghum, and vanilla extract, and paddle for another five minutes.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix until homogenous.
  4. Scoop dough into small rounds and flatten on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake until barely browned around the edges, about 6–12 minutes, depending on your oven and size of each cookie (the cookies should still be very soft when done baking), then cool.

Filling

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until completely mixed.

To Finish and Assemble

  1. Mound filling in the middle of 1 cookie, place second cookie on top, and squeeze lightly to evenly distribute.
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