Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies Recipe

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Samantha Bideau

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The lemon and ginger flavors compliment each other very nicely.

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Serves:
24 whoopie pies
Cook:
8 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • FILLING:

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    marshmallow cream
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
    lemon extract

How to Make Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in molasses and egg.
  3. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350*. Shape into 1" balls, roll in sugar. Place 3" apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 1/2" thickness with a glass dipped in sugar.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  6. For filling, in a small bowl, beat butter and marshmallow cream until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar and extract.
  7. Spread filling on the bottoms of half the cookies; top with remaining cookies.

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About Lemony Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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