Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies (#2144)

Serves
Ready
36
58
Minutes
Prep
Cook
45
Minutes
13
Minutes
Categories
Desserts Pies Christmas Holidays
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Ingredients

For The Cookies

  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger ground
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened, 1 stick
  • 1 1/4 cups Sugar
  • 2 large Eggs at room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup Pumpkin 100% pure
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract pure

For The Cream Cheese Filling

  • 4 oz Cream Cheese at room temperature, packaged
  • 6 tablespoons Butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract pure
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Sugar

Directions

  1. Source: Libby's pumpkin
  2. Cookies:
  3. Preheat oven to 350°f.
  4. Lightly grease or line four baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt in medium bowl; set.
  6. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  7. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  8. Add pumpkin and vanilla extract; beat until smooth.
  9. Stir in flour mixture just until combined.
  10. Drop by heaping measuring teaspoons onto prepared baking sheets. (a total of 72 cookies are needed for the recipe.)
  11. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until springy to the touch.
  12. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  13. Cream cheese filling:
  14. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl on medium speed until fluffy.
  15. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  16. Spread a heaping teaspoon of filling onto flat side of one cookie; top with flat side of second cookie to make a sandwich.
  17. Repeat with remaining cookies and filling.
  18. Store in covered container in refrigerator.
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