Sink your teeth into these easy pumpkin cookies on a crisp fall day. Fresh baked and full of creamy filling, this pumpkin recipe is perfect for fall.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple-Brown Butter Filling

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl stir together first seven ingredients (through cloves).

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  • In a large bowl beat brown sugar, oil, and melted butter with a mixer on medium until combined. Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla; beat 1 minute. Add flour mixture, half at a time, beating well after each addition (batter will resemble thick cake batter).

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  • Drop batter by tablespoons 1 1/2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool on cookie sheet 5 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack.

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  • Spread Maple-Brown Butter Filling on bottoms of half of the cookies, using about 2 tsp. for each cookie. Top with remaining cookies, bottom sides down; press gently to spread filling. Chill 30 minutes before serving.

To Store

Place filled cookies in a single layer in an airtight container. Store in refrigerator up to 3 days. Tops of cookies will be slightly tacky, so let cookies stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving. For longer storage, freeze unfilled cookies up to 3 months. To serve, thaw cookies and fill as directed.

Nutrition Facts (Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple-Brown Butter Filling)

510 calories; 21 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 8 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 51 mg cholesterol; 397 mg sodium. 188 mg potassium; 77 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 55 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 7143 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 56 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 81 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Maple-Brown Butter Filling

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  • In a small saucepan heat butter over medium-low heat until melted. Continue heating until butter turns a light golden brown. Cool for 15 minutes.

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  • In a medium mixing bowl beat browned butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes or until fluffy. Add maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves; beat on low speed until combined. Gradually beat in enough powdered sugar to reach spreading consistency.

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