Desserts

Pistachio Cream Whoopie Pies

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Oh how I love little desserts that remind me of my childhood. These beautiful little whoopee pies definitely take me back and are perfect for holidays! The pistachios give them a nice nutty flavor and take the edge off the sweetness, what a great combination!

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For the whoopie pies:
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg

For the filling:
1 box (3.4 oz) dry pistachio instant pudding mix
6 tbsp milk
6 tablespoons butter
2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup roasted/salted pistachios, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Whisk flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt together in a medium-sized bowl until combined. Set aside. In a small bowl, add buttermilk and vanilla and stir to combine. Set aside. In...
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Nutritions

Calories
629

Sodium
391mg
16% DV

Fat
40g
62% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV