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Pumpkin cupcake sandwiches

Pumpkin cupcake sandwiches: The outside is two moist pumpkin cupcakes baked into a flattened cookie shape filled with a delicious cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, fall dessert, fall treat, pumpkin cupcake, pumpkin spice
Servings: 36 sandwiches
Calories: 239kcal


  • 2 tbsp cookie scoop
  • Pastry bag with large round tip attached
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Cupcake Batter

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (360g)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (213g)
  • 1 cup white sugar(198g)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup oil (263ml)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 can solid-pack pumpkin puree(400g) 15 ounces

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar (450g)
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice


Pumpkin Cupcakes

  • Preheat Oven to 350°F
  • Mix in a bowl: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. (see notes)
  • In a large separate bowl: add the brown sugar, white sugar, and oil. Mix with a hand mixer on with a stand mixer. Scrape the bowl.
  • Add the eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin, mix in.
  • Add the flour in 3 separate additions, mix between each addition. Then mix on medium for 1 minute.
  • Scoop the batter onto a parchment-lined baking sheet using a 2 Tbsp. cookie scoop.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350°F
  • Let cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan.

Cream Cheese Filling

  • Cream together with a hand mixer the sugar, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and cream cheese.
  • attach a large round decorating tip to a pastry bag.
  • Pipe a layer of frosting on the bottom side of a cupcake cookie. Top with another cupcake cookie to form a sandwich.



If you don't have pumpkin pie spice make your own with: 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp. cloves, and 1 tsp nutmeg. 


Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 2001IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg