Saturday, October 15, 2011

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Photo by my3peas


For the Cookies

1 cup pumpkin
2 eggs
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 package spice cake mix (2 layer size)
1/2 cup milk

For Filling

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 cups confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1/2 ounces marshmallow cream (7oz. jar)

Yields: 12-18 cookies
Prep time: 30minutes, Cooking time: 15minutes
Total time: 45 minutes

  1. Starting with the cookies: beat pumpkin and butter with mixer until smooth
  2. Add cake mix, eggs, and milk. Beat on low speed until combined, then medium speed for one minute.
  3. Cover cookie sheets with parchment or oiled foil.
  4. Drop large mounds of dough 3 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 15 minutes at 375 degrees F. (oven preheated)
  6. Now the filling: Beat the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  7. Add the sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and marshmallow cream. Only beat until combined well.
  8. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  9. When cookies are cool, spoon filling onto bottom cookie and sandwich together.
  10. Eat and you're done!


Hannah said...

These look SO yummy!

therabbitholeofalice said...

I've seen a couple of these recipe's floating around lately. I can't wait to try them out!

RetroFlirt said...

I just made these again today, so pleased at how they turn out! What a boost when I was feeling kind of down today. :-D