Recipes and Cooking Apple Whoopie Pies 4.7 (6) 2 Reviews Apple pie just met its match. Pillowy, apple-filled cookies surround soft and fluffy filling for the perfect fall treat! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 15, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 45 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 40 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 sandwich cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup packed light brown sugar ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ½ cup unsweetened applesauce ¾ cup whipping cream 2 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 recipe Fluffy Filling Apple peel ribbons (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In a large bowl combine brown sugar and butter. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Add applesauce and whipping cream; beat well. In a medium bowl combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to the beaten mixture, beating until well mixed. Drop batter by spoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light brown. Transfer to a wire rack; cool. Spread Fluffy Filling on bottoms of half of the cooled cookies. Top with the remaining cookies, bottom sides down. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator and serve within 24 hours. If desired, garnish with apple peel ribbons. Fluffy Filling: In a medium bowl combine 1 cup butter, softened; 1/2 cup marshmallow creme; 1/4 cup whole milk; 1/4 cup all-purpose flour; and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Gradually add 4 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating until well mixed and fluffy. Makes about 2 2/3 cups. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 267 Calories 11g Fat 41g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 267 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 43mg 14% Sodium 160mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 41g 15% Total Sugars 31g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 57mg 1% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.