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Easy to make Pumpkin Spice Whoopie PIes

Cake Mix Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

An easy fall recipe using a cake mix to create these Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies with a Cinnamon Cream Cheese filling!

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, cake mix, cookie, pumpkin, pumpkin spice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 10 whoopie pies

Ingredients

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie PIes

  • 1 spice cake mix
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree not canned pumpkin pie filling
  • ½ cup flour
  • 3 eggs

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

  1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a bowl at the pumpkin spice cake mix. (you are not following the directions on the box).

  3. Add the water.

    Spice Cake Mix adding water.
  4. Add the pumpkin puree.

    Adding the pumpkin puree to the batter.
  5. Add the flour. Mix thoroughly.

  6. Add the eggs. Then mix to combine.

    Adding eggs to the batter.
  7. Then use an ice cream scooper to place 20 scoops of the batter onto the parchment paper, keeping about 1" between the batter to allow for some spreading.

    Placing the cake mix whoopie pie batter onto parchment paper.
  8. Bake for 12-13 minutes, until the edges are just starting to brown and the center is firm.

  9. Remove and all to cool on the parchment for about 5 minutes. Then remove and move to a cooling rack for at least another 15 minutes.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Layer

  1. In a mixer bowl add the softened cream cheese and butter. Mix on high until combined well.

  2. Add the powdered sugar, one cup at a time, while the mixer is on low. Allow the powder sugar to incorporate before adding the next cup.

  3. Add the cinnamon and mix well.

  4. Once the whoopie pies have cooled, place a couple of dollops of the frosting on the flat side of one of the whoopie pies. Gently spread to just cover the surface.

  5. Add the other side of the whoopie pie to make a sandwich.

  6. Repeat for the remainder of the whoopie pies.

Recipe Notes

Serve immediately or you can wrap them individually in plastic wrap and keep in the fridge up to 1 week.