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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These moist and delicious Pumpkin Whoopie Pies have a creamy sweet cream cheese filling.
Servings 8
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com

Ingredients

  • Whoopie Pies
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 15 ounces pumpkin puree
  • 1 extra large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Cream Cheese Filling
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat oil and eggs until light yellow. Add brown sugar and beat until well incorporated.
  4. Mix in pumpkin puree and vanilla.
  5. Gradually add dry ingredients on low speed. Do not over mix. Beat only until incorporated.
  6. Use an ice cream scoop to drop on a lined sheet pan. You should have 16 "pies" which will make 8 Whoopie Pies once assembled
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 - 18 minutes. Whoopie pies should be soft and spongy to the touch.
  8. Remove from oven and cool completely.

  9. Cream Cheese Filling
  10. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and butter until well incorporated. Add vanilla.
  11. Gradually mix in powdered sugar and beat well.
  12. To assemble pies, add a few tablespoons of filling to the flat (or bottom side) of one of the pies. Top with another pie.
  13. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.