Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup regular rolled oats
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots (2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 6 ounces reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Make It

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

2. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin-pie spice, and salt; set aside.

3. In a large bowl, combine the oil, sugars, egg, flour mixture, oats, carrots, and raisins.

4. Drop dough by slightly rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake each sheet for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies begin to brown. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet, then remove and let cool on a wire rack.

5. For filling, in a small bowl mix cream cheese and maple syrup. Spread 1 Tbs. filling on the flat side of half of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies to make sandwiches. Wrap and chill up to 3 days.