Blackberry Jam Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches

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I’m kind of wishy-washy when it comes to oatmeal cookies – sometimes I like them crispy and sometimes I like them chewy. So these tend to be my favorites because they are a perfect mix of both.

Add a layer of blackberry jam (or any other jam that you enjoy) in between and that just ups the deliciousness. If you want really sinful cookies, you could replace the jam layer with a layer of melted chocolate.


Blackberry Jam Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches

  • 1 3/4 c. flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 c. butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c. quick oats
  • Blackberry jam (or your favorite jam or melted chocolate)

1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

2. Mix together butter and sugars until creamed. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.

3. Slowly mix in the flour mixture, then stir in the oats. Using a tablespoon of dough per cookie, roll into balls.

4. Place balls of cookie dough on aluminum foil or parchment paper lined cookie sheets and bake at 375 degrees for 6 minutes. Rearrange the cookie sheets in the oven so that the cookies from the bottom rack are on top and vice versa. Bake another 5-8 minutes, until lightly browned and firm.

5. Cool cookies on cookie sheets then peel off aluminum foil or parchment paper. Spread a thin layer of jam on the bottom of one cookie and top with another. Repeat until all cookies are used.


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  1. Snow White says:

    those look tasty! I bet dark chocolate would be fabulous.

    thanks again for organizing the bake sale!!

  2. Leah says:

    Those look awesome! As soon as I saw the picture…I thought…those need chocolate! I’m glad you listed that as one of the options ;)

  3. Steph says:

    Those look delicious! I think it’s a great idea to turn oatmeal cookies into sandwiches.

  4. Tracey says:

    These sound wonderful. Love the idea about using chocolate!!

  5. I would have never thought to put jam in oatmeal cookies. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Amanda says:

    OMW! I never thought of combining jam w/ oatmeal cookies! But I will try this! Chcocolate would please the hubby too…Just what I like, a versatile cookie!

  7. Sherry says:

    Oh, yeah! These sound fabulous! I think I’m going to try these with strawberry jam that I have. :D

  8. Frances says:

    These sound delish! What a great use for some of my homemade blackberry jam!

  9. Anna says:

    Those look delicious. I may have to try it with Nutella spread along with the jelly.

  10. Those sound really delicious! I have blackberry jam, too. Going to have to make these soon. Thanks for sharing them. :)

  11. mla says:

    these look so good!

  12. Carrie says:

    Thank you for posting this recipe! My sister and I are looking forward to making it tomorrow for a church potluck. :-)

  13. Jillian says:

    I made these oatmeal cookies and made ice cream sandwiches instead using butter pecan ice cream. They were a huge hit!!

  14. suzanne says:

    Whenever I add jam to any recipe such as this one, I add a tbsp of lemon juice to the jam (for every cup of jam). It cuts the sweetness and brings out the berry flavour like nothing else can!

  15. Kami Clarkson says:

    I just made these. But I added butterscotch chips to them. So delicious. You weren’t lying when you said they are chewy and crispy ! They expanded bigger then I thought they would , but that is totally fine. thank you for sharing this recipe.

  16. Nicole says:

    I just made these delicious cookies.
    I flattened them, then baked them for approx. 7 min. (on a silicone sheet). You may need to experiement with your oven and bakeware.

    I made them with Eldeberry Jam, Strawberry Jelly and melted chocolate.

    A recipe worth keeping! Enjoy!

    PS- This recipe made 60 cookies (30 sandwiches)

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