Ginger Molasses Creme Pies

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Heavens to Betsy these are ah-mazing! I decided that since we’re officially into fall, our leaves are turning, we’ve had a couple of crisp autum-ish mornings, and it is October, that I really needed to make a batch of Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies. It’s just a thing with me.

But then, I decided I wanted to do something a little bit different with them.

You know those Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies that are so addictive? Well, I wanted to make something like that, but without the whole oatmeal part.

So, I whipped up a batch of the creme pie filling like I used with my Devil’s Food Whoopie Pies, put it between two of the cookies and then proceeded to snarf one down – all in the name of recipe testing, ya know.

It was magical.

Like the perfect cookie treat and honestly, it beats the socks off of those oatmeal creme pies I remembered.


ginger molasses creme pies


If you like chewy ginger molasses cookies or something similar to a gingersnap, these are going to rock your world.

Here’s the recipe for my Chewy Ginger Molasses Creme Pies.


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Ginger Molasses Creme Pies

Ginger Molasses Creme Pies make a delicious confection. Chewy cookies filled with fluffy filling make these creme pies an instant favorite.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ginger molasses creme pies
Servings: 12 Creme Pies
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


Creme Pie Filling

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups marshmallow cream
  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk


  • Prepare Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies according to instructions.
  • As cookies are cooling, prepare your creme pie filling by creaming together shortening and marshmallow cream until well-combined. Add confectioner's sugar, vanilla, and milk. Cream on low speed for about 1 minute. If the filling is too thick, add a little bit more milk to make the filling spreadable, but still where it will hold onto the beater.
  • Add one tablespoon of creme pie filling to the flat side of one of the Ginger Molasses cookies. Press a second cookie on top of the filling. Repeat until all creme pies have been assembled. Chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to help the creme pie filling firm more before serving.



26 comments on “Ginger Molasses Creme Pies”

  1. I just want to sink my teeth into these!

  2. OH. MY. WORD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. I really want to grab all of those cookies and eat them one by one…or just smash them all in at once. Either works for me:-) They sound awesome!!!

  4. Ohhhh heavens! I can only imagine how amazingly delicious these must be!

  5. Oh dear goodness…I have to admit I was trying to overlook this recipe since I have no patience to fill cookies with frosting…but I love molasses…so I kept reading and then I see you mention “Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies” and those were like my fav Lil’ Debbie snack to pick. So now I HAVE to make these. 😉

  6. Wow, your photos look almost 3D. My left hand had to grab my right hand to keep it from reaching out to grab…

  7. Great idea! Yum!!

  8. Perfect fall twist on a traditional creme pie. I adore ginger cookies!

  9. Holy. Yum. I’m on my way over.

  10. In advance, my oldest daughter is thanking you for this recipe – yum!!

  11. Heavens to Betsy is right! That made me smile! Love these cookies, I could go crazy with a batch!

  12. how did you know I was just researching oatmeal creme pies and ginger bread cakes and molasses cakes…I am already thinking xmas baking. Lol But in the meantime, have a huge craving to make…THESE!!! Pinned!

  13. Oh. My. These look…wonderful! It’s like Christmas has come calling!

  14. Oh, I want some of these for breakfast right now — yum!

  15. These look so delicious! I love gingerbread cookies and I love that you kinda gingerfied (my cool new word) oatmeal cream pies 🙂

  16. Wow, these look so great! What a wonderful creme pie flavor combo!

  17. Robyn, these look awesome!!! Love, love, love

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  19. Robyn – just saw these and immediately pinned them! I LOVE oatmeal creme pies and love-love molasses and ginger and soft cookies and they’re everything I want in one!

  20. These ginger molasses cookies are SO yummy! I made them last year without the filling, and they were a hit–so much so that I made a double batch this year! And, I decided to attempt the cream filling this year too. I was so excited, but I have to admit that I’m not a fan of the filling. The addition of shortening meant the final cream mostly tasted like shortening and tasted “off”. Is it possible to sub. butter instead of the shortening?

  21. These look super delicious! I am adding them to my holiday cookie list 🙂

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