Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Lemon Creme

1
rachel ross

By
@rross

The gingerbread cookie is so moist, and when it mixes with the lemon creme, its amazing. The peppermint adds a little more spunk overall.

This recipe comes from McCormick.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 1/2 dozen whoopie pies
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 stick
    butter, softened, divided
  • 3/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • CREME

  • 1 jar(s)
    marshmallow creme
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp
    pure lemon extract
  • 1 c
    chopped peppermint candies

How to Make Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Lemon Creme

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Beat 3/4 cup of the butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg; beat well.
  3. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well mixed. Press dough into a thick flat disk; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges of cookies begin to brown. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
  6. Mix marshmallow cream, remaining 1/4 cup butter, cream cheese and extract until well blended. Place about 1 tablespoon of filling on the flat side of 1 cookie. Top with a second cookie, pressing gently to spread the filling. Repeat with remaining cookies.
  7. Roll edge of cookies in chopped candy.

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About Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Lemon Creme

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids




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