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Banana Whoopie Pies

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“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.”
READY IN:
32mins
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
24-36 cookies
UNITS:
US

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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