Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Every now and then, I go through phases where I like to try to recreate my favorite childhood sweets i.e., Samoa and Ding Dongs. This time I wanted to try to make my own Little Debbie Oatmeal Crème Pie. I recently went to a bakery in the city that sold them. They were really, really…

Vanilla Whoopie Pie

Lately, I’ve seen recipes using rhubarb.  They all looked so pretty and springy, that I was getting the itch to bake with something colorful.   I found an awesome recipe for a rhubarb-ginger crumble and was getting excited. I popped into the market to get the ingredients, but I couldn’t find the rhubarb. I asked an employee,…

Whoopie Pie

I’m going to be honest.  I’m not that crazy about Whoopie Pies.  I’ve had Amish Whoopie Pies, and they’re ok, but not super great (to me).  They always seems to be missing one thing.  Turns out it’s two things: salt and butter.  I found out that traditional Whoopie Pie recipes are made with shortening, both…