08 August 2013

Peaches & Oatmeal Cream Pies

Well, I didn't get a chance to do a post for the dessert challenge last month. I totally made a delicious dessert but with all the traveling out of town I didn't get around to posting it. I had a hard time thinking up something to make with the ingredients for this month: peaches and cream. This Peaches and Cream Torte I have on my blog would have been perfect if I hadn't already made it, but the rules state it has to be a recipe that I haven't posted before. That's what I get for craving light summery desserts during the cold, dreary, winter months.  So anyway, I was having a hard time thinking something up until I got the reminder email and it said the cream didn't have to be literal, it just had to be a creamy ingredient.  I got to thinking frosted cookies would be easy. So I searched for cookie recipes and saw oatmeal cookies that had peaches in them and then I saw the idea of blueberry and oatmeal cream pies on Pinterest and thought I could replace the blueberries with peaches. 

Peaches & Oatmeal Cream Pies
adapted from Buttercream Blondie
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 & 1/2 cups oats
  • 2 medium peaches, diced, divided
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cream butter and sugars till light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla. Mix in flour, salt, and baking soda. Mix in oats. Reserve 1/2 cup diced peaches and set aside, carefully mix remaining peaches into batter.Wrap cookie dough in plastic wrap & refrigerate a few hours.Drop small scoops of cookies dough onto cookie sheet and bake at 350F for 10-15 minutes. Let cookies cool. While cookies are cooling prepare frosting. With electric mixer beat together reserved peaches, cream cheese 2 tablespoons butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract, until smooth.  Put a scoop of frosting between two cooled cookies.
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  1. Yum! I love cream pies. This looks fantastic.

  2. Great choice, I love cream pies. This looks absolutely delicious and turned out great. YUM!

  3. I love the idea of cream cheese, oatmeal and peaches, its the perfect tangy/nutty/sweet mix

  4. Peaches in the cookies and peaches in the filling...SO yummy! I love oatmeal cream pies and can only imagine how incredible this peach version tastes!

  5. These looks so good! Love the cream cheese filling! Great recipe!

  6. I just love oatmeal pies, and the peaches just put it over the top! I can't wait to make this recipe! What a great recipe!

  7. OMGosh love this, I bet my boys would love.

  8. What's better than 1 cookie, but 2, with a creamy peach frosting sandwiched between! Excellent idea :)

  9. Thank you so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. Oh my goodness...I am salivating! YUM!

  11. These look delicious! We'd love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let's party!!

    Melanie and Diana
    The Inspiration Network


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