creamsicle whoopie pies

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By tiffani ross
from McClure, PA

This is just a twist on the classic vanilla whoopie pie. The only thing that is different is the filling.

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serves about 2 dozen
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For creamsicle whoopie pies

  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter at room temp.
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ORANGE CREAM CHEESE FILLING
  • 1 1/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese at room temp
  • grated orange zest
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temp
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    fresh orange juice
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How To Make creamsicle whoopie pies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350* and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2
    Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt onto a sheet of waxed paper.
  • 3
    In a large bowl beat together the butter, shortening, and both sugars until light and creamy about 3 min.
  • 4
    Add the eggs and the buttermilk until combined. In a measuring cup combine the milk, baking soda and vinegar.
  • 5
    Alternate the milk mixture, and the flour mixture when adding to the batter. Beat on low until combined.
  • 6
    Add the vanilla and beat on med. speed about 2 min. until until completely combined.
  • 7
    Using a cookie scoop drop about 1 tablespoon of batter onto the prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
  • 8
    Bake one sheet at a time for about 10 min. or until the edges are golden. Remove from oven and let cool on sheet for 5 min. Then place on wire racks to cool completely.
  • 9
    For the filling ~ sift the confectioners sugar on to parchment paper.
  • 10
    In a medium bowl beat together the cream cheese, and sugar on low speed until well combined.
  • 11
    Add the orange zest, butter, vanilla and orange juice. Increase the speed to medium and beat until creamy and smooth about 4 min.

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