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Pumpkin Whoopie pies    

Whoopie pie sliced

This is the time of year that I look for delicious pumpkin recipes. This is a great version of the classic chocolate Whoopie Pie ( click here for Original Recipe ). The fluffy marshmallow buttercream sandwiches the cinnamon-spiced, tender cakes perfectly.

 Download Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream recipe

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons flour

¾ cup cake flour

1 tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. soda

½ tsp. salt

9 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

½ cup plus light brown sugar

½ cup sugar

2 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

1 ½ teaspoons nutmeg

¾ teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon cloves

½ teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 large eggs, room temperature

1 ½ T molasses

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin

¼ cup buttermilk

 1.    Preheat oven to 400°F.Lightly grease cookies sheets with oil or line with parchment paper.

 2.    Sift flours, soda, powder, salt together in a small bowl and set aside.

 3.    Cream butter, sugars, the spices, and vanilla with a mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 1 ½ minutes. Stop the mixer twice to scrape down sides.

 4.    Add the eggs, one at a time, blending about 10 seconds after each addition.

 5.    Add the molasses and pumpkin and mix about 10 seconds until blended. Scrape the bowl and add the buttermilk and beat for 5 seconds.

 6.    Fold in the flour mixture by hand, the beat on low for about 5 seconds. Scrape the bowl and beat for another 10 seconds until smooth and velvety.

 7.    Drop the batter by generous rounded tablespoons (or use small ice-cream scoop) about 2 inches apart.

 8.    Bake about 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.


Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream Filling:

1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature

5 heaping tablespoons Fluff ( order Fluff here )

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

Pinch of salt

½ tsp. vanilla

1.    Place all ingredients in mixing bowl and beat on low speed until all the sugar is absorbed.

2.    Scrape bowl down and then beat on medium-high speed for 3 minutes until light and fluffy.

3.    Sandwich the whoopie pies with the filling, about 2 generous tablespoons for each pie. Makes about 14 pies.

Pumpkin Whoopie pie batter


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A wonderful and flavorful treat for Fall.

Amy Ephron

Oh, come on. You have to make these for me. Or at least give my kids and all of our contributors your address for trick or treat.
Amy and all of us at One for the Table


Hi Amy - I'll make them for you anytime :)




This is going to be included on the menu for the Halloween Party! I just tried making and it is really delicious.

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Wow!!! I love this pumpkin pies. They are the best!

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This is going to be included on the menu for my son's Birthday Party! I just tried making and it is really delicious.

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