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These golden-edged banana cookies stuffed with cream cheese frosting unite two favorites -- whoopie pie and moist banana cake -- in an immensely satisfying revival.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2008
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  • Choucroute
    26 APR, 2015
    I made a gluten free version of this recipe using my trusty substitution for all-purpose flour, and it tastes delicious! The cream cheese filling is velvety smooth and complements the banana cookies very well.
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  • Pork C Fish
    22 JUN, 2014
    I did this for a party of 45. It is a fairly standard recipe and results in something which is more novelty than anything else. Be sure the bananas are adequately ripened as the flavor literally depends upon this. I used a pastry bag and ΒΌ" tip. And though I increased the recipe by one-and-a-half, I'd say the yield was double what was anticipated. And I used a ring mold to draw a few circles on my parchment paper. The result was a very consistent size. Do not change recipe.
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  • wako729
    5 JUN, 2011
    I just made these for 60+ high school students and they were a hit. I loved how quick and easy they were to make. I used a small cookie scoop instead of piping the cakes and they came out great. My only issue was the cream cheese "frosting"... it was an odd texture, almost gluey. When I make these again I think I will use my old favorite recipe for cream cheese frosting.
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  • danylo
    10 JAN, 2011
    Just made them today and they are mahvalus!!! I made them with a "00" scoop to keep them the same size. It took some time but the size was exactly "bite-size". I added dark rum instead of the vanilla and I rolled the edges in finely chopped nuts...so it was like eating a piece of banana walnut cake!! I have enough frosting for 2 more batches....I love this cookie a lot!! danylo ")
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  • abish
    14 OCT, 2010
    I just made this recipe today with 5 preschooler. They are delicious! The kiddos loved them. I halved the frosting recipe. It was plenty. They are definitely a piece of Heaven!
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  • aljpurlmama
    21 MAY, 2010
    These were great! Made per request for my 2nd graders. We love homemade whoopie pies and this take on them was yummy! Make sure you mix ingredients in the order instructed, this is imperative when making whoopie pies of any sort, to make sure your dough doesn't to glue.
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  • Sandi344
    23 MAR, 2010
    melynda adjust the baking powder and add a little more flour.
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  • melynda24
    22 MAR, 2010
    In my past experience with whoopie pies, the cookie parts rise too much instead of spreading and are too big for size; does anyone have any suggestions?
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  • mrseight
    21 MAR, 2010
    Starr, you would not taste the sour cream at all. I bake with it all the time.
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  • aStarr4u
    21 MAR, 2010
    Do you taste the sour cream in these? My family doesn't like the taste of it.
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