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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

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The Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pie is the cookie sandwich you didn’t know you needed in your life. A creamy pumpkin filling is smashed between two cookies with chocolate chunks in this whoopie pie recipe. You will love this fall recipe!

Fall is in the air and it is the perfect time to add pumpkin to your favorite desserts. This recipe is not as complicated as you might think, so give it a try. 

Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Ingredients

Don’t let the long list of ingredients make you nervous. Most of these baking ingredients are staples that can be found in your pantry and fridge.

To make this fall dessert recipe, you will need the following ingredients (see the recipe card below for exact amounts):

  • white flour
  • butter
  • egg
  • cocoa powder
  • vanilla extract
  • baking soda and baking powder
  • salt
  • light brown sugar
  • sugar
  • Hershey’s bar
  • pumpkin puree
  • powdered sugar

Tools You Need for This Recipe

Hand mixer or stand mixer
Baking sheets
Parchment Paper
Spoon or Cookie Scoop
Mixing bowls

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

How to Make Whoopie Pies

  1. Preheat the oven to 350℉.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder. In another bowl, combine white and brown sugars, butter, egg and pumpkin puree. Pour the wet ingredients into dry mixture and mix until dough forms.
  3. Chop up the Hershey’s bar into chunks. Fold in the chocolate chunks.
  4. Scoop the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until set. Let cool.
  6. Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat butter until smooth. Add pumpkin and vanilla and mix for 1 minute. Add powdered sugar and slowly incorporate.
  7. Once it comes together, beat on medium-high for 1-2 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, when the cookies have completely cooled.
  8. Now you are ready to assemble each chocolate pumpkin whoopie pie.
  9. Using a spatula or a pastry bag, add filling to the flat side of one cookie, and top with another cookie.
Pumpkin Chocolate Whoopie Pies

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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

A creamy pumpkin filling is smashed between two cookies with chocolate chunks in this whoopie pie recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Cookie Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached white flour
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 large Hershey’s bar
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree

Filling Ingredients

Instructions
 

Cookie Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.
  • In another bowl, combine white and brown sugars, butter, egg and pumpkin puree.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry mixture and mix until dough forms.
  • Chop up the Hershey’s bar into chunks. Fold in the chocolate chunks.
  • Scoop onto parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, until set. Let cool.

Filling Directions

  • Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat butter until smooth.
  • Add pumpkin and vanilla and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add powdered sugar and slowly incorporate.
  • Once it comes together, beat on medium-high for 1-2 minutes.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.

Make your Whoopie Pies

  • Using a spatula or a pastry bag, add filling to the flat side of one cookie, and top with another cookie.

The nutrition information is calculated using online nutrition calculators and may not be accurate. It is provided as a general guide only.

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Recipe Rating




Emily Enchanted

Sunday 21st of August 2022

I love this recipe because it is so chocolatey and pumpkin-y.