Pumpkin "Gobs"

Pumpkin Gobs Recipe

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Marian Naccarato


I'm originally from Johnstown, Pa and "gobs" are really big there. They are a cross between a cookie and a cake with a creamy filling in between. Pumpkin gobs are a great, sweet treat for the fall season.
They are very easy to make and will be a hit for the holidays!


★★★★☆ 2 votes

makes 3 dozen
30 Min
15 Min


  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c

How to Make Pumpkin "Gobs"


  1. Combine above ingredients into a large bowl, mixing by hand as you add ingredients. Spoon into an un-greased cookie sheet by rounded tablespoonful. Bake at 350 for 13 to 15 minutes depending on your oven.
    Let cool, fill (recipe below) and sandwich together.
    1 small box of instant vanilla or french vanilla pudding (dry powder only)
    1 cup of cold milk
    1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
    1 cup butter flavored shortening
    Beat on high speed for at least 5 min. until thick and creamy.

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About Pumpkin "Gobs"

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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