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Copycat Oatmeal Creme Pies

If you love store-bought Little Debbie oatmeal creme pies, you're going to fall head-over-heels in love with this super-easy copycat version! They taste even better than store-bought!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 7 oatmeal creme pies


  • 1-1/4 cups butter softened
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/4 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water divided
  • 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Prepare the cookies: Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Place butter and coconut sugar in a stand mixer, fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat butter and sugar on medium speed until creamy. Beat in molasses, egg, and vanilla until combined. In a large bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add dry mixture to liquid mixture, beating on medium speed until a dough forms.
  • Roll dough into 1-in balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Bake cookies at 350F 9-10 minutes or until cookies are just starting to brown. (cookies will appear very soft) Cool cookies on baking sheet 10 minutes, before transferring to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Prepare the creme filling: Place 2 tablespoons water in a stand mixer, fitted with a whip attachment. Dissolve gelatin in water. Set aside. Whisk remaining water, honey, and salt together in a small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until liquid registers 245F degrees (do not go over 245F)
  • Slowly drizzle hot liquid into water/gelatin mixture. Beat mixture on high speed 5-6 minutes, or until mixture is smooth and creamy. Beat in vanilla.
  • Working quickly, place about 2 tablespoons filling on a cookie and top with another cookie. 'Smoosh cookies down to spread filling. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.


Store oatmeal creme pies in refrigerator up to 3 days.