Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspooon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup solid pack pumpkin
1/2 cup buttermilk
About 15 whoopie pies (30 cakes total).


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray Whoopie Pie Pan with vegetable pan spray.
Step 2
In medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cloves. In large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Step 3
Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with pumpkin and buttermilk, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
Step 4
Fill pan 1/2 full, spreading batter to edges of cavities.
Step 5
Bake 7-9 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely before filling.

1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese
½ cup confectioners’ sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla together until well combined. To assemble, spread filling on one cake and sandwich with another.