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Pumpkin Whoopies!

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Pumpkin Whoopies!

The classic Whoopie Pie flavor combination features chocolate cake with a vanilla-flavored frosting, but many other flavor combinations abound, with variations to both the shell and filling. Enjoy this variation of this classic Maine treat, perfect for fall!

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 stick butter, softened
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt in medium bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl on medium speed for 2 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then add pumpkin and vanilla extract and beat until smooth. Stir in flour mixture and beat until combined. Drop batter by the teaspoon on parchment lined cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart, and bake for 10 minutes, or until springy to the touch. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes, then place on wire racks to cool completely.

1/2 cup cream cheese
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Using a mixer, beat together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract at medium speed. Switch to low speed and gradually mix in powdered sugar until combined, then switch to high speed and beat until light and fluffy.

Want more Whoopie Pie Recipes? Try these:
Classic Chocolate Whoopie Pies
Gingerbread Whoopies
Candycane Whoopies


1 Willy Ox { 10.05.15 at 7:31 pm }

I think my grandson would love these but before I attempt to make these what size can of pumpkin do I use?

2 Heather Robbins { 10.15.12 at 5:19 pm }

This is an amazing fall treat! My family enjoyed these so much! And just in time for Halloween treat bags!

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