Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Candy Cane Buttercream Sandwiches


Easy Christmas cookie recipe to make with peppermint – Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream. Turn your love for oatmeal pies into a festive holiday cookie recipe. 

Make an easy Christmas cookie, peppermint recipe that's perfect for the Holidays- Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Candy Cane Buttercream Sandwiches

Fresh from A Worthey Kitchen. Cookies, cookies, and more cookies. No, it’s not Cookie Monster that’s just me. And I am super excited about these cookies! Because if you love cookies and candy canes like I love cookies and candy canes then it is high time you get these two yummy festive flavors together and have the ultimate holiday flavored mouth party! This one takes cookies and cream to a higher level. And chances are you probably haven’t had two fresh out of the oven warm oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with candy cane buttercream (made with Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark) thrown in the middle. And if not, well we’re going to fix that little oversight right here and right now.  But be warned once you get a load of these delicious morsels they might just become your new favorite cookies. Stick around and take a look-see below, because it is there that you will find the complete Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Candy Cane Buttercream Sandwiches recipe. Ready! On your mark! Get Set! Bake! Let’s do this!

Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Quaker Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 stick plus 2 tbsp Land O’ Lakes unsalted sweet cream butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1 egg, plus one egg white
  • 1 tsp McCormick’s pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Ghiradelli dark chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, Kosher salt and rolled oats in a medium-size bowl. Mix with a fork until all ingredients are incorporated. Set aside.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment add softened butter and whisk until just fluffy.
  5. Add granulated and brown sugar and cream together and beat for 40 seconds.
  6. Add pure vanilla extract, one egg plus egg white and mix on medium speed until just incorporated.
  7. Add corn syrup and beat for an additional minute.
  8. With the mixer on its lowest setting gradually add flour mixture a little at a time until flour mixture has been completely added to the butter and sugar.
  9. Next, fold in dark chocolate chips and mix.
  10. Remove bowl.
  11. Using an ice cream scoop, place cookie dough into the palm of your hand and work into a ball.
  12. Place cookie dough on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or use a silicone baking mat. Space cookies 2 inches apart and bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before transferring cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  14. Place a cookie upside down and spoon then spread about a tbsp of candy cane buttercream (recipe below) onto a cookie, top with a right-side-up cookie and there you have it, the spirit of Christmas in edible form! Gosh! Santa is going to so love these!

How to make Candy Cane Buttercream

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 packages of Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark (0.83 ounce), chopped
  • 4 tbsp crushed candy cane

Directions:

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer add powdered sugar, softened butter, and whisk together until fluffy.
  2. Add crushed candy cane and chopped Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark. Beat together for another minute. Use right away or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Candy Cane Buttercream Sandwiches

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Candy Cane Buttercream Sandwiches

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 stick plus 2 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1 egg, plus one egg white
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, Kosher salt and rolled oats in a medium size bowl. Mix with a fork until all ingredients are incorporated. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment add softened butter and whisk until just fluffy.
  • Add granulated and brown sugar and cream together beat for 40 seconds.
  • Add pure vanilla extract, one egg plus and egg white and mix on medium speed until just incorporated.
  • Add corn syrup and beat for an additional minute.
  • With the mix on it's lowest setting gradually add flour mixture a little at a time until flour mixture has been completely added
  • Next, fold in dark chocolate chips and mix.
  • Remove bowl from the mixture.
  • Using an ice cream scoop place cookie dough into the palm of your hand and work into a ball.
  • Place cookie dough on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or use a silicone baking mat. Space cookies 2 inches apart and bake for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before transferring cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

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    30 Comments

    1. November 17, 2015
      Reply

      UM YUM!! This looks amazing! I need to make this for my family this christmas.

    2. You used the words “candy cane” and “buttercream”. I’m sold! I cannot wait to make these for the holidays.

    3. Robin (Masshole Mommy)
      November 17, 2015
      Reply

      OMG I love you so much right now. Those sound seriously awesome. I HAVE to make these soon.

    4. November 17, 2015
      Reply

      Oh my goodness. Now I’m really excited to whip up some holiday treats. These sound so good.

    5. Miles L.
      November 17, 2015
      Reply

      This is totally a great recipe! Now that you shared it, I will surely try it for Thanksgiving Day. 🙂

    6. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      This is a nice recipe. I like this recipe so I’m bookmarking it for future plans of attempting to cook at home.

    7. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      OH my goodness does that look amazing!!! If only I could reach through the screen…

    8. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      These look absolutely amazing. I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and to make them into sandwich cookies is the best idea!

    9. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      The cookies look so amazing! I’ve got to make us some of these yummy sandwiches.

    10. Oh my yum. These are like Little Debbie oatmeal cream pie, only better. Be still my beating heart. YUM! I can’t wait to make these.

    11. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      Wow, so many flavors! I bet these are delicious. The candy cane sounds like the cherry on top.

    12. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      Looks like ayummy treat! My ki-ds would aenjoy this when they get ou from school. Thanks for the recipe.

    13. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      These sandwich cookies sound amazing!! I need one right now!! But really though…I may need to try this recipe!!

    14. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      That is one of the best cookie recipes! I need to make these for the holidays. Maybe a double batch as I know we will eat many!

    15. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      I have never seen a cookie like this before. They look absolutely delicious, and I know I would love them.

    16. Ronnie
      November 18, 2015
      Reply

      This looks so heavenly yummy! Love to test taste it!

    17. November 18, 2015
      Reply

      Man oh man this looks freaking amazing. I’m drooling at the thought of making this.

    18. November 19, 2015
      Reply

      Oh these would be so much better than the store bought oatmeal creme pies. I’ll have to try this, my kids and I love creme pies!

    19. Tyra
      November 19, 2015
      Reply

      These look so darn delicious! It is making me want cookies! And oatmeal ones at that!

    20. November 19, 2015
      Reply

      I could munch on this the entire day while working. 😛 Looks divine, definitely going to make some.

    21. November 19, 2015
      Reply

      OMG! It looks sooo good! I can’t wait to try your recipe! My son will love it!

    22. November 19, 2015
      Reply

      Oh my goodness this looks amazing! I have to try these asap. I would love to make these and share with my family and coworkers.

    23. CourtneyLynne
      November 19, 2015
      Reply

      Omg these look beyond delicious!!! So pinning so I can make them!! Perfect holiday season snack!

    24. Rosey
      November 20, 2015
      Reply

      Ohh ohh ohh, sign me up. Those do look tasty good delicious. 🙂

    25. November 23, 2015
      Reply

      Wow these look fabulous! Yum! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on our MM Pinterest Boards! Have a great week!
      Kim

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