Maple Filled Whoopie Pie Cookie Recipe

Saturday, August 13, 2011
If you're a fan of maple and oatmeal these whoopie pies will be your new favorite cookies.

These are soft cookies filled with fluffy maple flavored icing that is quite addicting.

Easy to make sandwiched together with two cookies then fill it and that's it! These homemade oatmeal whoopie pies feature sweet, fluffy, maple buttercream sandwiched between two thick and chewy oatmeal cookies!

Take a look at our easy pantry ingredients and make your own whoopie pies instead of buying them with all those preservative ingredients.

These also freeze well, just freeze them on parchment paper flat on a cookie sheet and take them out as you need them.

Perfect for school lunches or anytime you want to bring to a picnic outing, these are so delicious bring the recipe with you, everyone will ask you for it!

Just scroll down to the printable recipe card.

Ingredients You Will Need for Oatmeal Maple Filled Whoopie Pies

  • all-purpose flour
  • oatmeal pulsed through a food processor till fine
  • salt
  • baking powder
  • unsalted butter softened
  • brown sugar, packed
  • maple syrup
  • maple flavoring
  • eggs
  • optional: finely chopped walnuts

Tools You Will Need

  1. mixing bowl
  2. measuring spoons
  3. measuring cups
  4. spatula
  5. large mixing spoon
  6. shot glass to flatten the cookie dough
  7. parchment paper

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Easy Oatmeal Filled Cookies

These oatmeal-filled whoopie pies are so easy and impressive, everyone always thinks they were store-bought.

Remember they freeze easily and can be made ahead of time.

There is that amazing flavor in the middle of these favorite oatmeal cookies dollop fluffy maple cream and sandwiched together and don't forget what they're called yes that's right, whoopie pies.

Maple Filled Whoopie Pie Cookie Recipe

Maple Filled Whoopie Pie Cookie Recipe

Yield: 25
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 12 MinTotal time: 22 Min
Maple-filled little oatmeal cookies, with a soft fluffy filling and delicious inside.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal pulsed through a food processor till fine
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 2 large eggs
  • optional: 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts


  1. Mix sugar and butter together till fluffy. Add flour, oatmeal, eggs then the rest of the dry ingredients together till well blended.
  2. Fold in the nuts.
  3. Roll in a ball and flatten onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 11 minutes at 350-degree oven till set.
  4. In the meantime make the filling for them below.
  5. Cool on the wire rack completely before filling.
  6. Filling
  7. 8 ounces cream cheese
  8. 4 cups powdered sugar
  9. 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
  10. In the meantime combine in a bowl cream cheese, sugar, and flavoring blend until smooth.
  11. When cookies are cool sandwich them together with this filling.
  12. Cookies will store better in the freezer if you don't eat them all at once. Take them out as needed or they will dry out.
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