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PUMPKIN OATMEAL SANDWICH COOKIES

Pumpkin Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies are the best fall treat! They are as tasty as your usual creme oatmeal cookies with a touch of yummy pumpkin flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cookie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups quick oatmeal
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. milk
  • 2 tsp. maple extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Cream shortening and sugars. Beat in egg, vanilla, and pumpkin. Add dry ingredients. If too sticky slowly add more flour. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes. Makes 20 sandwich cookies.
  • *you can substitute in 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice for the spices.
  • Once cookies have cooled make into sandwiches using the maple buttercream.
  • For the buttercream: Whisk together until smooth. Add more milk or sugar to get desired spreading consistency. You can also use maple syrup for flavoring.