Chocolate Oatmeal Cream Pie

by aimee @ shugarysweets on July 18, 2011

chocolate oatmeal cream pies

These are amazing. You all may remember that I made oatmeal cream pies back in March. They tasted just like Little Debbie’s version. That Little Debbie makes a lot of treats that my children enjoy. However, I don’t think she ever turned one of her cream pies into chocolate. These were so good. The kids and their friends had them all eaten in ONE day. I know, they lack discipline. And self control. I have no idea where they get it from. Must be their father.


Chocolate Oatmeal Cream Pie


    For the Cookie:
  • 1 cup margarine (NOT butter) or Crisco butter flavored shortening
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1½ cup quick oats
  • For the Filling:
  • 2 tsp very hot water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1½ (7oz) jars of Marshmallow Fluff
  • ¾ cup butter flavor Crisco
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. In large bowl, beat margarine, brown sugar, granulated sugar, molasses, vanilla and eggs. Add flour, salt, baking soda, cocoa and cinnamon. Mix in the oats. Drop by ONE tablespoon onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes in a 350 degree oven, until just starting to brown around the edges. DON’T OVERCOOK!
  2. After cookies have cooled, combine hot water with salt and mix until salt is dissolved. In large bowl, beat marshmallow fluff with Crisco, powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat on high until fluffy. Add in salt water and mix until well combined. Spread filling on one cookie and press second cookie on top. Enjoy!

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Jocelyn July 18, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Seriously? Chocolate oatmeal creme pies??? Ok girl you are genius! This sounds absolutely divine to me:-) I might not have self control if I make some of those!


Aimee July 18, 2011 at 1:16 pm

I didn’t have a choice in self control, my kids and all their friends took care of eating these. I had one. Imagine that!


Sinful Sundays July 18, 2011 at 2:03 pm

I used to love those oatmeal creme pies! They were the only oatmeal type cookies that I would ever eat when I was a kid. I love how you made them chocolate, yum! :)


Maria July 18, 2011 at 2:10 pm

Love the chocolate version!


Ginny July 18, 2011 at 7:24 pm

Yum. I am going to make these. I LOVED the Little Debbie version, but after I started to really read labels, I was a little freaked by all of her ingredients. These look perfect.



Jenn July 19, 2011 at 12:07 am

Genius idea. I have been wanting to make your regular version and now I want to make this version too!


Lark (SparkyLarky) July 19, 2011 at 12:50 am

Looks so darn good!


Yasmeen July 19, 2011 at 9:27 am

Ooooooh baby, these look so yummy. Reminds me of a childhood treat I haven’t had in ages, and something my man would surely love. Might as well make these and THEN re-start my get fit for summer plans :)

First time here, nice to “meet” you!


Brit @ JandMs Eye Candy July 19, 2011 at 1:27 pm

These are awesome, Little Debbie has got nothing on you ;) Thanks for the great recipe. Have a super week!


Martha July 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm

Oh wow! Those look great! You’re making me hungry!


Our Italian Kitchen July 19, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Yum! Those look great! Love it!


Sue July 20, 2011 at 2:59 am

These sound amazing! Wish I had one for dessert!


kitchen doors glasgow July 20, 2011 at 5:02 am

Your suggested recipes are very useful to getting idea about it. Chocolate biscuits are looks very yummy and superb with chocolates flavour. Very delicious photographs.


Kristin July 20, 2011 at 6:25 pm

This looks delicious! I cannot eat Little Debbie, it is too sweet for me but I have a feeling that making my own will be a lot better.
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carolinaheartstrings July 22, 2011 at 12:51 am

Those just look so delish. I cannot wait to make them. Come over and visit us. We have a wonderul cold noodle dish.


Shore Girl July 23, 2011 at 1:57 pm

These look and sound so yummy! Bookmarking this recipe for future use!


Kim McCallie July 24, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I love Little Debbie’s oatmeal pies so I know I would love a homemade version of them. That cream filling looks divine! Thanks for sharing on A Well-Seasoned Life’s Sweet Indulgences Sunday.


Miz Helen July 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Hi Aimee,
Oh my, I think I must be in heaven. This is an awesome treat that I will be having very soon! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon. Have a great week!
Miz Helen


Jenn Erickson July 25, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Whoah…a chocolate version? They just keep getting better and better. Blissful!

Thank you so much for being such an amazingly talented contributor to “A Little Birdie Told Me…” each week!



Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 7:28 pm

WHich version do you prefer? Chocolate or original? They both look so good!


Aimee August 24, 2011 at 7:56 pm

Good question! I guess it depends on if I’m in a chocolate mood or not! I think my kids really like them more in the original version, but it’s a nice treat to change it up every now and again!


Julie E June 10, 2012 at 2:04 pm

These cookies are SO good! I’m sharing your recipe on my blog today. Thanks for the happy tummy. :)


Renata September 27, 2013 at 5:08 pm

I love to browse your block – everything looks so delicious! I made these pies today, but because I did not know a substitute for crisco for the cream, I used extra virgin coconut oil.

I never eat anything better !

Thank you for sharing all these beatiful recipes!


Kathy January 31, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Is there something dairy-free I could substitute for the Marshmallow Fluff? Perhaps some coconut milk yogurt or such? Other than that, I can make them work with my multiple dietary restrictions…


Rebecca May 7, 2014 at 2:06 am

I am planning to make these this weekend but I am curious how long these will last and how to store them? Thanks


aimee @ shugarysweets May 8, 2014 at 9:53 am

I keep them in an airtight container at room temperature. They last about a week. (well, not usually that long in my house…but they COULD last that long).


barb September 18, 2014 at 8:08 am

You wrote ? powdered sugar. About how much is that? 1cup,2cups. Give me a hint. Thank you


aimee @ shugarysweets September 18, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Sorry about that Barb! It’s 2/3 cup. ENJOY.


barb September 19, 2014 at 8:45 am

Thanks, think I’ll make these this afternoon.


aimee @ shugarysweets September 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm

You’re welcome! ENJOY! Feel free to send me a test batch :)


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