Whoopie Part: Part 7 – Pumpkin Whoopie Pie

We have come to part 7; the final part in our whoopie pie series. And of course, it’s the moment you’ve all be anticipating (I’m sure), my favorite whoopie pie! I love all things pumpkin and this whoopie pie does not dissappoint. It’s cakey, puffy, moist and a perfect balance of flavors. This recipe comes from allrecipes.com.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

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  • 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
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3/4 cup shortening


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. 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.
  3. Drop dough by heaping teaspoons onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cookies cool then make sandwiches from two cookies filled with Whoopie Pie Filling.
  4. To Make Whoopie Pie Filling: Beat egg white and mix with the milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup of the confectioners’ sugar. Mix well then beat in the shortening and the remaining cup of confectioners’ sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.

I hope you’ve enjoyed the whoopie pie series as much as I have. It gave me a chance to try a ton of recipes and share my favorites with you. Keep checking thepinkapronblog.com for more recipes, crafts, and other tips.

Check out the other Whoopie Pies in our series!

Part One: Strawberry Whoopie Pies
Part Two: Spice Whoopie Pies
Part Three: Oatmeal Whoopie Pies
Part Four: Banana Whoopie Pies
Part Five: Chocolate Whoopie Pies
Part Six: Grasshopper Whoopie Pies

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