Carrot Cake Mini Whoopie Pies Are Delightful Treats

Get Your Daily Dose of Veggies With Carrot Cake Mini Whoopie Pies ūüėČ

Who loves cake? ¬†We do, we do! ¬†Pretty much any kind floats our boat, but our absolute fave is CARROT CAKE! ¬†We love that it is a sweet treat, but that some recipes incorporate savory and even some spicy ingredients like ginger. ¬†Seriously, if you never tried that, please do…it’s delish! ¬†Now, how about taking carrot cake to the streets? ¬†Make it portable and even great for gifting by converting it to Carrot Cake Mini Whoopie Pies, with a creamy, tangy cream cheese filling. ¬†Samantha at Five Heart Home shows you the step by step to make these delightful treats for your family and friends.

 

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You will need:

  • 2 cups shredded carrot
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 4.5 ounces unbleached all-purpose flour (about 1 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

 

 

Check in with Five Heart Home for the complete recipe.  Enjoy!

 

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