26 year old stressbaker.
about-to-graduate grad school.
new england transplant.
eating through philly & the burbs.
baking my way into the hearts of friends.
These look incredible!
FYI, I also learned this year that whoopie pies are popular in New England. Not a huge fan of the shortening-heavy filling in alot of the chocolate varieties. So far, I had liked the black cherry-chocolate with a slightly almondy filling. But I'm sort of thinking these pumpkin ones sound way better.
Oh man, they're mighty tasty! I love anything with pumpkin (if there was pumpkin flavored tree bark, I'd probably eat it). Cream cheese is a lovely pairing with pumpkin and the maple adds just a touch of needed sweetness to balance out the kick of cinnamon. I think a shortening-based frosting would be too sweet and too stark a contrast for the balanced flavor of the spices. Give them a whirl! They got rave reviews from my friends :)