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Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies Recipe

Ingredients

For the Pumpkin Cakes

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can pumpkin 15 ounce
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

For the Filling

  • 1 8 oz block of cream cheese softened
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

For the Pumpkin Cakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Beat together sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin, and butter
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet and stir to combine
  5. Coat whoopie pie pan with cooking spray
  6. Scoop about 1 tablespoon of the batter into each of the whoopie pie pan cups
  7. Bake 15 - 17 minutes or until done in the middle and golden brown
  8. Cool completely on a wire rack

For the Filling

  1. Add cream cheese and butter to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat until fluffy and combined
  2. Add vanilla extract and powdered sugar and beat slowly at first, then increase speed until combined and smooth

For the Assembly

  1. Scoop about 1 tablespoon of filling on to the flat side of one of the pumpkin cakes then top with the flat side facing filling of another pumpkin cake, repeat