Saturday, January 22, 2011

Fluffy Oatmeal Raisin Sandwich Cookies

  • You know I have to add one of Paula Deen's in here. I think I am going to switch out the chocolate with Nutella..

  • I am also going to do this and make ice-cream sandwiches with them and make a few with chocolate chip cookes, peanutbutter cookies and maybe a sugar cookie.

  • 1 cup butter, about 2 sticks, at room temperature

  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • Hot fudge sauce, as needed

  • Marshmallow creme, as needed (recommended: Fluff)

  • Directions

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Lightly grease 2 or 3 baking sheets or line with silpats.

    In a large bowl, beat the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer until creamy.  Add the egg and the milk and beat until combined.

    In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Gradually add the dry ingredients to butter mixture, beating until incorporated. Stir in the oats and raisins.  Form the cookies by dropping heaping 2 tablespoonfuls of the batter onto the prepared baking sheets, 6 cookies per sheet, spacing evenly.

    Bake until the cookies are lightly browned, about 11 to 13 minutes. Let them cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer them to wire racks to cool completely.

    Spread a small dollop of the fudge on the inside of 6 cookies. Spread a large dollop of the marshmallow creme on the inside of another 6 cookies.  Sandwich the cookies together and transfer to a serving platter.

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