Quaker and The Kroger Co. Family of Stores have come together to donate $25K to Feeding America through its Tweet for a Cause initiative (@Quaker + #BetterTogether) which encourages families to spend quality time together and make things, Better Together. Quaker Oatmeal goes great with milk which provides a good source of protein. This yummy goodness is something I like to share with your loved ones.
Jakobi seriously loves these things, and I feel good giving them to him. I know the ingredients that went into them and I can also cut the sugar. We had a good time eating Whoopie Pies and crafting Thanksgiving turkeys! Craft time and snack time go together like oatmeal and milk too! They are better together!
Of course I had to check out the Quaker’s tasty recipes, and I was inspired to create Oatmeal Whoopie Pies! I used the packages right from the box of individual packets. I used milk in the cream to get a nutrient-rich start to your snack-time. You can get calcium from both as well as fiber and iron from the oatmeal and protein, potassium and vitamins D, A and B12 from milk! For more information on Better Together + Tweet for a Cause, please visit QuakerBT and you can join the buzz on Twitter at @Quaker or follow Quaker on Facebook or at Quaker Oats on Pinterest.
So it took me a few tries, but I finally got the recipe down! These Oatmeal Whoopie Pies are so good!!
- 1 Quaker Oatmeal Packet Brown Sugar and cinnamon or ⅓ c oatmeal
- 2.5 T butter
- 2.5 T sugar
- 1 t baking soda
- ⅛ cup milk
- 2.5 T chocolate chips
- 1 T brown sugar
- 1 c flour
- ¾ stick of butter
- 1 c powdered sugar
- 1 T whole milk
- ¼ t vanilla
- Mix all the ingredients together and pour into a formed cookie or whoopie pie pan
- To make the cream just blend the ingredients together on high for 3 minutes.
- Put the pieces together and you have Whoopie!
If you like this recipe, and want to be a part of the Quaker initiative, PLEASE RT this tweet to help donate to families in need!
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— Jennifer Medeiros (@makobiscribe) November 15, 2013
Those are too cute! He looks like he is really enjoying them.
Those are so cute! I love the pumpkin shapes. My daughter would love these in her lunch and I’m pretty sure they’re a tad healthier than the other “treats” I’ve been sending with her!
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