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Sweet Potato Whoopie Pies
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Softly spiced sweet potato whoopie pies, filled with magical cream cheese frosting. A perfect after-school treat for fall!

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato whoopie pies
Servings: 18 pies
Calories: 468 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, and mix until well blended.
  4. Mix in the sweet potato puree and vanilla extract.
  5. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and spices in a medium bowl, and add one third of the mixture into the batter.
  6. Mix in half the cream, and scrape the bottom and sides of the mixing bowl with a silicone spatula.

  7. Mix in half of the remaining dry ingredients, then the remaining cream, and scrape the bowl again.
  8. Mix in the remaining dry ingredients and drop 3-tablespoon-sized mounds of the batter onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  9. Bake for 20 minutes, cool completely, and fill with magical cream cheese frosting.

Recipe Notes
Recipe loosely adapted from The Brown Betty Cookbook's Only for Eliza Sweet Potato Cake.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Whoopie Pies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 256mg11%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 70g23%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 51g57%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 3041IU61%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.