350 degree oven. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt in bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl on medium speed for two minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add pumpkin and vanilla; beat until smooth; stir in flour mixture until combined. Bake 10 - 13 minutes. Cool five minutes.
Cream Cheese Filling for Whoopie Pies: 4 oz. cream cheese, softened, 6 T. butter, softened, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar. Mix all ingredients well and put a teaspoonful on flat side of pie and top with another. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top, OPT.