Pumpkin Gingerbread Whoopie Pies + More Holiday Dessert Recipes

Dec 12 2019
Looking for a delicious & impressive holiday dessert that won’t break the calorie bank? Make a batch of these seasonal whoopie pies! Sugar, spice, and everything nice…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Pumpkin Gingerbread Whoopie Pies Recipe

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1/6th of recipe (1 whoopie pie): 167 calories, 2.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 239mg sodium, 34g carbs, 1g fiber, 19.5g sugars, 3g protein

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Cool: 25 minutes



1 1/4 cups (about 1/2 box) spice cake mix

1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

2 tbsp. molasses

3/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ground ginger

1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg



1/2 cup natural light whipped topping (like the kind by TruWhip or So Delicious)

1/3 cup canned pure pumpkin

1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Dash salt


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 12-cavity whoopie pie pan with nonstick spray. (We got ours on Amazon!)

In a medium-large bowl, combine all cake ingredients. Add 2 tbsp. water, and mix thoroughly. (Batter will be thick.) Evenly distribute batter into the pan, and smooth out the tops.

Bake until a toothpick or knife inserted into one of the pieces comes out mostly clean, about 10 minutes.

Let cool completely, about 10 minutes in the pan and 15 minutes on a cooling rack.

In a medium bowl, mix filling ingredients until uniform.

Evenly top 6 pieces with filling. Top with remaining 6 pieces.


In Case You Missed It: The Holiday Food Finds Episode

Looking for even more seasonal treats? Lisa and the gang taste-tested a bunch of limited-time-only treats on the Hungry Girl podcast, and there were some major finds! Peppermint mochi ice cream? Creamy truffle dip? Gingerbread protein bars? All this and more… Listen up before you hit the grocery store!

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