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Amazing Pumpkin Spice Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

Is it a cake, a pie or a cookie with filling? You won't care when you are tasting these scrumptious sweet whoopie pies. Pumpkin Spice Gingerbread Whoopie Pies are the ideal handheld dessert to share.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Baked Goods
Cuisine American
Servings 10 pies
Calories 320 kcal


  • mixing bowls
  • Measuring cup
  • spatula
  • piping bag and tip


  • cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ¾ cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup molasses
  • ¾ cup buttermilk

Cheese Filling

  • ½ cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large piping bag with a tip


  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter and sugar on medium-high until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Beat in egg until well combined.
  • With the mixer on low speed, add molasses, buttermilk and dry ingredients alternately in 3 parts, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients, beating just until incorporated.
  • Drop tablespoons of batter onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Place into the oven and bake until the edges are golden brown but the center is still moist, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.


  • Using a standing mixer, beat together all ingredients until combined and stiff with peaks.
  • Scoop into the piping bag.
  • Match up the cookies to their size partners.
  • Pipe a dollop of frosting onto the bottom cookie. Place the top cookie on top of the frosting and lightly press the cookies together. Plate and serve!


Serving: 1pieCalories: 320kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: -4gFat: 14gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 295mgPotassium: 1mgFiber: 14gSugar: 33gVitamin A: 120IUVitamin C: 0.5mg
Keyword gingerbread, pumpkin, pumpkin spice, whoopie pies
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