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Bake it Happen

bake it happen ice cream sandwiches

Taste Buds Kitchen is pleased to partner with Bake it Happen to offer our budding chefs a special workshop where we’ll bake to our hearts content while raising money for a great cause. Check your local workshop page for dates and times.

Join us as we whip up tasty Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate-Chip Cookie Pies filled with Cream Cheese frosting and rolled in rainbow sprinkles (recipe below). Let’s Bake It Happen to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.

A portion of all class proceeds goes directly to this great cause as well as when we #bakeithappen. Grab your good cookie friends and let’s get baking! Let’s get ready to help raise some money to help beat metastatic breast cancer!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Pies Recipe

Makes: 24 Cookie Pies


  • Cookies
  • 2 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 15 oz pumpkin puree
  • 1 C chocolate chips
  • Cream Cheese Filling
  • 1/4 C + 2 T unsalted butter
  • 1/4 C + 2 T cream cheese
  • 3 C confectioners sugar
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1 T milk
  • 3/8 t salt
  • 1/4 C sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together. Whisking helps to aerate and break up lumps in the dry mixture.
  • In a stand mixer, beat together softened butter, brown sugar, white sugar, egg(s) and vanilla until combined. Gradually add in the dry ingredient mixture until completely blended. Fold pumpkin puree and chocolate chips into the batter.
  • To prepare the filling, beat the butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Add the confectioners sugar, a little at time, until incorporated. Add vanilla, milk and salt and mix until combined. Filling should be thick so it holds it’s shape in the cookie pies. Filling is best if given a chance to chill first.
  • To assemble the cookie pies, flip half of the cooled cookies upside down and top each with 1 tablespoon of filling. Press the remaining cookies on top to make sandwiches. Roll the sides of the cookies pies in a bowl of sprinkles so they stick into the visible frosting. Enjoy!