Show Subscription Form




Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies Recipe
Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies Recipe

Publisher Photo
These spiced-just-right whoopie pies combine two popular flavors in one fun treat. The moist cookies are rolled in sugar before baking for a bit of crunch.—Jamie Jones, Madison, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon extract

Nutritional Facts

1 whoopie pie equals 286 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 1/2-in. thickness with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For filling, in a small bowl, beat butter and marshmallow creme until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and extract.
  4. Spread filling on the bottoms of half of the cookies, about 1 tablespoon on each; top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Originally published as Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 whoopie pie equals 286 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

AVERAGE RATING
   (20)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (17)
4 Star
 (3)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

Yummy! I usually make chocolate Whoopie Pies for the kids' snack after the first day of school. Our granddaughter was to be here after her first day of 1st grade, and she loves ginger so I tried these. Success! She loved them. I was short of marshmallow so used a cream cheese frosting which was delicious. Definitely a favorite in this family.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

Tasty!!!!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

They are wonderful I added lemon zest, because I had cheap extact.I can think of so many filligs that would be great with this reciepe. Thank you so much!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

This is our new favorite cookie! One suggestion: put them in the refrigerator to firm up the filling, then set out to soften a little before eating.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2012

not bad, but not as soft as i expected. Not very lemony, next time i will increase the lemon. They are a lot softer the 2nd day.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT