Banana Whoopie Pies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by podapo

Right out of the Martha Stewart September Living magazine. Couldn't wait to try these and they did not disappoint. Much easier then they sound. I myself used dark brown sugar is that is what I had and I misread the recipe using the entire teaspoon vanilla in the batter then adding the extra in the filling. Came out wonderful.

Top Review by valgal123

These are very good. Moist, soft, bananaie, yum! What I have always wanted, but could never find. I didn't fill with the cream cheese filling, instead I made 7 minute frosting for the marshmallow flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Combine banana and sour cream in another bowl.
  2. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with a mixer on medium-high speed, until pale and creamy. Add egg and 1/2 teapsoon vanilla, beating until incorporated. Add banana mixture in 2 additions, alternating with the flour mixture.
  3. Transfer batter to a pastry bag fitted with a 1/4 inch plain tip (I just used a disposable pastry bag and clipped the end off) Pipe batter into 1 1/4 inch rounds on baking sheets, spacing about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  4. Bake until edges are golded, about 12 minutes. Slide parchment, with cookies onto wire racks, Let cool.
  5. Beat Cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with a mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  6. Pipe or spoon 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture onto the flat side of half the cookies. Sandwich with remaining cookies. Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve immediately.

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