Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

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Are you ready to dive into the world of deliciousness? Say hello to Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies! These delightful treats are a perfect fusion of pumpkin goodness and chocolatey indulgence. They are easy to make, absolutely scrumptious, and they’re not just for the kids; adults will love them too. Whether you’re a baking pro or just a newbie, this recipe is perfect for anyone looking to satisfy their sweet tooth.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

  • Easy to Make: This recipe is super easy to follow, making it perfect for beginner bakers or those looking for a quick dessert fix.
  • Delicious Flavor Combo: Pumpkin and chocolate chips are a match made in dessert heaven. The rich, warm spices of pumpkin combined with the sweetness of chocolate will leave your taste buds dancing.
  • Great for Parties: These whoopie pies are perfect for parties, potlucks, or any gathering. They’ll be a hit with kids and adults alike.
  • Fall Feels All Year: With the flavors of pumpkin and the coziness of fall, you can enjoy these whoopie pies any time of the year, not just during the autumn season.
  • Customizable: You can get creative with the filling. Add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to the cream cheese filling to give it an extra kick.

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

For the Cookies

  • 1:1 GF flour
  • Salt
  • Cream of tartar
  • Baking soda
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Pumpkin spice
  • Butter
  • Chocolate chips

For the Cream Cheese Filling

  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract

Substitutions + Alternatives

Can I use All-Purpose Flour?

Yes, All-Purpose Flour can be used. Use the same amount that is listed in the ingredients, but swap with all purpose.

Can I use regular dairy?

Feel free to make this recipe your own. I use dairy-free milk, but feel welcome to choose your preferred dairy option without any recipe adjustments. Unless specified otherwise, you have the flexibility to use the milk of your choice for the recipe.

Note: While almond milk is an option, it is less preferred due to its liquid consistency. Consider opting for a milk alternative with a thicker texture.

WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

  • Cookie sheets
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • KitchenAid Mixer/hand mixer
  • Ice cream or cookie scoop

HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line three cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar, then mix on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Add eggs, pumpkin spice, pumpkin puree, and all dry ingredients.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips, mixing until just incorporated.
  5. Chill the dough in the fridge for 3 hours.
  6. Using an ice cream scoop, form equal-sized cookies (about 1 1/2 tbsp) and place them on the cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes, then remove and let them cool completely.
  8. In a separate bowl, combine room temperature cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth and firm enough for piping onto the pies.
  9. Once the cookies are cooled, pipe or spread the cream cheese filling onto one cookie and sandwich it with another.
  10. Enjoy your Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies!

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I use regular flour instead of gluten-free flour?

Absolutely! Regular flour works just fine if you don’t need a gluten-free option.

How do I store these whoopie pies?

Store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They’ll stay fresh for a few days.

Can I freeze them?

Yes, you can! Just make sure to wrap them well in plastic wrap before freezing.

Can I add nuts or raisins to the filling?

Of course, you can get creative with your filling. Chopped nuts or plump raisins can add a delightful texture and flavor.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These delightful treats are a perfect fusion of pumpkin goodness and chocolatey indulgence.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 677kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Baking Sheet
  • KitchenAid mixer or hand mixer
  • Ice cream or cookie scoop

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 ½ cups 1:1 GF flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 16 oz chocolate chips

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 ½ cups powdered sugar possibly 1 cup more, depending on brand
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven and set it to 350 degrees. Line 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Mix on high for 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs, pumpkin spice, pumpkin puree, and all dry ingredients.
  • Fold in chocolate chips. Mix until just incorporated.
  • Chill the dough in the fridge for 3 hours.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, form equal-sized cookies (about 1 1/2 tbsp) and place them on the cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove and let them cool completely.
  • In a separate bowl, combine room temperature cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Mix until smooth and firm enough for piping onto the pies.
  • Once the cookies are cooled, pipe or spread the cream cheese filling onto one cookie and sandwich it with another.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1pie | Calories: 677kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 1826IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1mg
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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are the best of both worlds – the cozy flavor of pumpkin mixed with the sweet indulgence of chocolate chips. They’re easy to make, perfect for gatherings, and absolutely delicious. Plus, they let you enjoy the warm flavors of fall all year round. Customize the cream cheese filling to your liking, and you’ve got a treat that’s bound to become a favorite.

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