Jalapeno Cornbread Whoopie Pies with Bacon Goat Cheese
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Yield: 1 dozen
Cornbread Whoopie Pies
c. all-purpose flour
c. brown sugar, packed
teaspoons baking powder
tablespoons butter, softened
jalapeno peppers, seeds removed, diced
Bacon Goat Cheese Filling
slices bacon, cooked crisp and roughly chopped
ounces goat cheese, slightly softened
ounces cream cheese, softened
tablespoons whole milk
tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
Heat oven to 375° F. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt together. Then stir in milk, butter, and egg until just combined. Fold jalapeno peppers into batter.
Using a rounded tablespoon drop batter onto baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until light brown around the edges. Cool on pan for 3-5 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
In a medium bowl combine goat cheese, cream cheese, and milk. Stir until smooth and creamy. Fold in bacon and chives. Spread or pipe approximately 1 tablespoon of filling onto half of the whoopie pies. Top with remaining halves.
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