Pumpkin Gobs

Pumpkin Gobs


"Great pumpkin flavored gobs. I've made these for church sales and everyone loves them. Also known as Whoopie Pies"


servings 303 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 303 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 263 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the pumpkin, egg and vanilla.
  3. Stir the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and ground cinnamon into the pumpkin mixture. Blend until combined.
  4. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes. Let cookies cool completely then sandwich two cookies together with Vanilla Filling.
  5. To Make Vanilla Filling: Beat the shortening and 1 1/2 cups white sugar together for 10 minutes. Beat in the vanilla and the vanilla pudding. Beat until creamy.
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  1. 62 Ratings


I surely do not want to offend any person who has ever enjoyed this recipe, however my experience was a very negative one. The cake/ cookie part gave a way too much flower taste. The filling t...

I don't mean to be harsh, but don't think the five star ratings I have read are accurate since the people posting used a different filling. The filling is really bad, very grainy and no flavor....

The cookies were wondeful. The filling, however, was awful. The sugar never dissolved into the shortening (even after beating for 10 minutes) so it had a grainy texture and not a lot of flavor...

I have been searching for a good pumpkin whoopie pie recipe for awhile and this is the one!! Not overly sweet or spicy but so moist. Great color and texture, I love it! Good thing I doubled the...

These are awesome, filled or not. I even made them healthier by subbing 3/4 cup of whole wheat flour for 3/4 cup of the a.p. flour. Great result. Used this filling recipe : 1/2 cup soft butter, ...

Great! I too put chream cheese frosting between the gobs. They were eaten up in no time.

These come out like a cross between a cookie and a cake. Not supper sweet, but when you add your icing/filling (I used the Whipped Cream Cream Cheese Frosting from this site as other suggested, ...

These are good, but really rely on the frosting to pull them off as the cookie is pretty plain. If you want extrodinary "woopie pie" use the Iced Pumpkin Cookies recipe also from this site.

Ok! These were great! I made these for a youth lock-in at church on Fri. the 13th. Only one youth kid got any because when he tried them he took the whole plate of them and locked them in his ...