Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pie


Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pie was a childhood favorite.  Reading the ingredients on side of the package was not enjoyable.  Way to many artificial ingredients.  Ta Da!  A homemade oatmeal creme pie.  I enjoy these just as much if not more.

Cookie:  2 1/2 sticks unsalted, softened butter, 1 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg, 2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 Tablespoon molasses, 1 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 3 cups quick oats.

If you don’t have quick oats don’t worry.  I never have quick oats, only rolled oats.  Take the 3 cups of rolled oats and pulse in blender/food processor 4 or 5 times.  TaDa!  Quick oats.

Heat oven to 375 degrees.  Creme butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Add egg, vanilla and molasses.  In separate bowl add flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon.  Add oats.  Mix.  Now add the wet ingredients to dry ingredients.  Dough will be thick.

Chill dough for 10 minutes.

Form a ball of dough 3/4 inch thick.  Place on cookie sheet.  Take palm of your hand and flatten.  Continue making balls and flattening.  Bake 10 minutes.  Cool completely.

Creme Filling:  1 1/2 sticks butter, 3 cups powdered sugar, 3 Tablespoons heavy creme, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, pinch salt.

Beat butter for 1 minute until creamy.  Add powdered sugar.  Pour in heavy creme and vanilla. Mix until fluffy.  Add pinch salt.  Mix for 1 minute.

Put creme filling on one cookie, place second cooking on top of creme filling and push down gently, squishing filling between both cookies.  Continue until all filling is used.

Cookies stay fresh 2 days in airtight container. I keep mine in the refrigerator.  They will stay fresh for 1 week (if they last that long).


124 thoughts on “Homemade Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pie

  1. Oh my gosh they sound amazing! This is one of my Dad’s favorite things, but I hate to buy them because of all the ingredients (nasty stuff in there). Hopefully he will like these….

  2. These are my Dad’s favorites as well, but I don’t like to buy them because of all the nastiness in them. Hopefully he will like these.

  3. OOh I love these kind of cookies, though I’ve only ever found them in stores – I never even thought about making them myself (though we bake cookies often!). How weird is that?! ~~I’ll have to give your recipe a try!

  4. We didn’t really have storebought treats when I was a kid, so I have no basis for whether these should be my cup of tea or not. However, I do adore oats in just about anything; so I’m willing to give it a shot.

  5. I’ve never had this creme pie before. They look so super yummy!! I bet my family would totally love this. I’ll have to try this soon!!

  6. I love store bought oatmeal cream pies. These look even better. Thanks for sharing with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up Party this week.

  7. Omg! These just scream nostalgia for me. My dad used to bring boxes of these home when I was a kid and I love them. I’m totally going to be making these for him soon. 🙂

  8. Ooo! I used to love buying these when I was little, but I absolutely LOVE the idea of making them myself. Thanks for the great recipe!

  9. What a terrific idea! Taking a classic treat and making it at home. We don’t buy this stuff because of all the chemicals and additives. Problem solved, and they look delicious!

  10. I LOVE Little Debbie Pies! And this looks so good. I love that they’re homemade, because then I know what ingredients went into it, and I don’t have to worry about all the added sugar and preservatives in the normal pies. Thanks for the recipe!

  11. These homemade copycat Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies are something I am going to have to try making for sure. I have always loved the Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies and so does everyone in my family. It will be a treat for them when I make these. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  12. How did you know that oatmeal cream pies are my favorite? I have never attempted to make them but now that you share this I’m going to have to make them and then I’ll eat them all LOL.

  13. Yum! We love oatmeal cream pies, but those packaged snacks are sooo bad for you! This would be a great treat to make for my husband’s lunches!

  14. These are sure to be a big hit in my house. I will have to get the ingredients I need to make some for dessert this weekend.

  15. Haven’t had these in forever! I love your recipes because you always provide alternatives and hacks (rolled oats to quick oats)! I am making a big batch of these oatmeal cream cookies. One bite and it will be nostalgia!

  16. Candy you are so talented. These look scrumptious. They will make a great summer treat for my grands. Thank you for sharing with #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’ve shared your post on social media.

  17. Homemade is always best! Thank you for sharing at BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’ve shared on social media.

  18. All of the food on your blog looks so good. I’m salivating on my computer! 🙂 Thanks for linking up at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’ve shared on social media.

  19. These used to be my favorite cookies growing up. I didnt think about making this myself but wow now I would love to recreate this!

  20. I love recipes that are still here from our childhood. Thanks for linking up at sharing with us at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’ve pinned and shared.
    Sue from Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

  21. Years ago, I used to love those Little Debbie oatmeal cookies with the cream filling. I bet yours are MUCH BETTER! They look delicious. Thanks for linking up at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I’m sharing your post on social media.

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