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7 Ingredient Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Thanksgiving dessert is more than just the pies! Try out this simple, 7 ingredient recipe for some amazing pumpkin whoopie pies for everyone at your table that doesn’t like pie.


Ingredients For The Cookies:

  • 1 Boxed Spice Cake Mix
  • 1 Can of Pure Pumpkin
  • 1.5 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • ⅔ Cup Semi- Sweet Chocolate Chips


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Next, combine your choice of spice cake mix and a can of pumpkin in a large mixing bowl. Then add the vanilla and the egg. Mix well with a spoon and then fold in the chocolate chips, until the batter is fulling combined. Place dough evenly onto a greased baking in small one inch balls and bake for ten to fifteen minutes. While that is baking get started on the frosting.


Ingredients For The Frosting:

  • ½ Cup of Butter
  • 2 Cups of Marshmallow Fluff
  • ¾ Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 ⅓ Cup of Powdered Sugar


Soften the butter to room temperature and then use a stand mixer or a hand mixer to beat together the rest of the ingredients along with the butter. Beat at a medium speed for about 2-4 minutes or until the frosting is smooth. Once the cookies are cooled place frosting in between two to make them into whoopie pies.


We hope this recipe makes it to your Thanksgiving and that you and your whole family enjoy!


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Emma is a junior at the University of Maine at Orono. She double majors in sociology and political science and is minoring in law and legal studies. In her free time, Emma loves to go fishing, snowmobile, kayak, read, sew and explore the great state of Maine! Instagram: @empooler
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