These Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with cream cheese and pecan filling are a quick and tasty low-carb/keto-friendly treat. Melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
I’ve got something a little different for y’all today! I’ve been working on to this Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies recipe since last month – and I’m so excited that I get to share it with you today!
You might not know that a few months ago, we started eating a mostly low-carb diet. I haven’t cut out carbs completely, we still have a few indulgences every now and then.
These Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies really helped with a recent sweet tooth. They super east to make and delicious – even for my non-keto friends!
For this recipe, we use almond flour to provide the bulk in the cookie part. The filling is made with cream cheese and pecans. Doesn’t it sound so fall-like?
Let’s check out how to make they bad boys …
Recipe for Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
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Ingredients for whoopie pies
- almond flour
- pumpkin puree
- vanilla extract
- baking powder
- large egg
- Swerve Granular Sugar
- baking soda
- ground cinnamon
- pumpkin pie spice
Ingredients for filling
- soft butter
- cream cheese
- crushed pecans
- Swerve confectioners sugar
- vanilla extract
How to make Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Time needed: 45 minutes.
How to make Keto Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Preheat the oven to 350°F and line your baking sheet(s) with parchment paper.
Use a hand mixer to combine the butter with sugar.
- Add and mix.
Add in the egg and vanilla; mix well.
- Add and combine.
Add the rest of your ingredients for the whoopie pies in the bowl and mix for 2 minutes, making sure everything is combined.
Using a small scoop or teaspoon, make the cookies into same size circular shapes. Make sure to leave at least 2 inches space because they do expand. You will either need to use two sheets or do 2-3 batches.
Bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on the size. They need to have brown edges and be cooked through.
After baking, allow them to cool on the pan until they are cooled completely.
Meanwhile, prepare the filling by combining the butter and cream cheese until mixed well.
Mix in the confectioners sugar and vanilla until the filling is smooth.
Stir in the crushed pecans.
- To assemble.
Spread the flat side of one cookie circle with a spoonful of filling. Top with another cookie.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies: FAQs
Yes! Store them individually wrapped in the freezer for up to two months. Thaw them in the refrigerator.
Yes! Put them in a sealed or covered container and keep any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
No one is entirely sure, but it is reportedly from the New England area. Some say Amish wives created them by using leftover cake batter and frosting.
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More keto and low-carb recipes
If you would like a few more keto or low-carb recipes, you know I’ve got you covered! Here are a few more recipes to check out:
- Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte – although this recipe is NOT technically keto, it is very easy to make slight adjustments to make it keto-friendly! Just switch out the maple syrup to a keto-friendly variety or use your favorite keto sweetener!
- Keto Bacon and Sun-Dried Tomato Truffles – the perfect savory fat bomb to help you hit your macros.
- Low Carb Baked Omelet – an easy-to-make egg casserole that’s perfect for meal prepping! This easily customizable dish makes a great breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
- Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast – serve this over mashed cauliflower to keep the carb count in check!
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- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 3/4 cup Swerve Granular Sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/8 teaspoon of salt
- 6 tbsp of soft butter
- 4 ounces cream cheese
- 3 tbsp. crushed pecans
- 1 cup of Swerve confectioners sugar
- 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and line your pan with parchment paper.
- Use a hand mixer and combine the butter with sugar.
- Add in the egg and vanilla; mix well.
- Combine the rest of your ingredients for the whoopie pies in the bowl and mix for 2 minutes, making sure everything is combined.
- Using a small scoop or teaspoon, make the cookies into the same size circular shapes. Make sure to leave at least 2 inches space because they do expand. You will either need to use two sheets or do 2-3 batches.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes depending on the size. They need to have brown edges and be cooked through.
- After baking, allow them to cool on the pan until they are cooled completely.
- Meanwhile, prepare the filling by combining the butter and cream cheese until mixed well.
- Mix in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla until the filling is smooth.
- Stir in the crushed pecans.
- To assemble: Spread the flat side of one cookie circle with a spoonful of filling. Top with another cookie.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 282Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 3g
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