Apple Butter Whoopie PIes with Cinnamon Buttercream filling

Apple Butter Whoopie Pies

makes approx 16 - 18 cookies (enough to make 8-9 pies)

1/2 cup room temp. butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup apple butter

1 t. baking soda

1 t. baking powder

1 t. cinnamon

pinch nutmeg

1/2 t. salt

2 cups AP flour

Preheat oven to 350

Line baking sheet with parchment.

Scoop out batter (approx 2 T.) using an ice cream scooper.  Place 2 inches apart.

Bake 15 minutes until cookies are set.

Cool on wire rack.

Filling

1/2 c. room temp butter

1 t. cinnamon

3 c. sifted powdered sugar

2 T. milk

1 t. vanilla

Cream butter in mixer until smooth.

Slowly add powdered sugar and cinnamon.

Beat until combined.

Add vanilla and milk.

Mix on low until combined, then beat on medium for 1 min, scraping down sides when necessary. 

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For easy filling, put buttercream in a ziplock and snip off the corner.

Squeeze a generous amount of filling on bottom, leaving some space for the squeeze factor...

Roll in sprinkles...if you're feeling a little crazy

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