November 19, 2010

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pie... Whoopie Whoopie PIE PIE!!   That's my song for the day.. now who's ready to bake!?

Cake Ingredients

2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups solid pack pumpkin puree
2 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon ground ginger
1/2 tablespoon ground cloves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
    Combine the oil and brown sugar. Mix in the pumpkin and eggs, beating well. Add the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Mix well.
    Drop dough by heaping teaspoons onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes.

      Filling Ingredients
      1 egg white
      2 tablespoons milk
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      2 cups confectioners' sugar
      3/4 cup butter

      Beat egg white and mix with the milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup of the confectioners' sugar. Mix well then beat in the butter and the remaining cup of confectioners' sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.

      Last Step....
      Let cookies cool then make sandwiches from two cookies filled with Whoopie Pie Filling.

      I'd give this recipe a 4.75 out of 5 stars.  Definitely worth my time & taste buds :)

      1 comment:

      janetha g - meals & moves said...

      how have i never read your blog?! i saw the link in that email you sent me. yayyyy--adding you to my reader :) these look awesome! i have never even tried a whoopie pie. i know, the horror.


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