Oatmeal Whoopie Pies

 

Oatmeal is the best…mmm…

 

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 2 large eggs

Cream together.

  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Whisk together and add to the creamed mixture.

When well creamed, add

  • 2 cups quick cooking oats

Mix 2 tsps baking soda and 3 tbsps boiling water.

Addd to the creamed mixture and mix well.

Scoop onto prepared sheets.

Bake at 325 for 15-16 minutes

Cool completely and fill.

Makes about 10-12 pies

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Oatmeal Brittle Cookies

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2 cups rolled oats
1-1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
dash of cinnamon

Mix until crumbly and then add 1 cup confectioners sugar, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 4 tsps of water and 1 tsp vanilla. Stir in 1 cup finely chopped peanuts.

Divide dough in half. Press one half into a circle on a foil lined sheet to about a 10″ diameter.

Repeat with second dough.

Bake18-20 minutes at 350 until just set and turning lightly browned. Remove from oven and sprinkle 1 cup of semi sweet choc bits on each circle. Wait 1-2 minutes and then spread the melted chocolate all over the top to the edges.

Cool until chocolate is set (can put in refrigerator for about 10 minutes).

Remove circle from foil and put on a cutting board. Cut into triangles.

These can be frozen for up to a month.

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