Make Whoopie (pies) – Live A Little!

Ideas On How to Live a Little…the Little Ways You Can Live Life to the Fullest Everyday

Make your day a little sweeter by making and enjoying a treat with your family!  Whoopie Pies are a simple way to make everyone feel special.  They’re perfect for any type of celebration, big or small, casual or formal and can turn a ho-hum Monday into magic.  So make some whoopie today – here’s the recipe from Elizabeth!

Ingredients

Cake Cookies

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 2 eggs

Filling

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 cups confectioners’ sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Using a mixer, mix all cake ingredients together on low speed for 30 seconds and then on medium speed for 2 minutes. Using a small ice cream scoop (1 tbsp.), drop dough onto greased cookie sheet (leave 1 1/2 “ – 2” between each). Bake 8-9 minutes. Cool thoroughly on cooling rack.
  2. Prepare whoopie pie filling: in mixer, combine softened butter and cream cheese. Mix in vanilla. Slowly add confectioners’ sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well.
  3. Using small ice cream scoop, drop filling on center of underside of cake cookie, top with another cake cookie and apply a bit of pressure to distribute filling. Continue with remaining cake cookies until all whoopie pies are assembled.

 

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9 Responses to Make Whoopie (pies) – Live A Little!

  1. Naomi says:

    Ooh, instant happy day!

  2. Ahh – I was thinking about Whoopie Pies today; remembering that I made some ‘March Madness’ ones last year with a recipe from this here blog :) I have to do that again!! Love this reminder.

  3. rajean says:

    This is funny timing. I just saw a sign that said ‘home made whoppie pies’ at a gas station we stopped at yesterday. Yes. We didn’t try them, but I must say, they didn’t look bad, filled with strawberry cream. I will make your version (because they look simple & yummy) and enjoy with a cup of fancy tea! Cheers to Monday!

  4. I’ll wait until I have an oven :) We will be homeless in Europe until April 1st!

  5. Dawn says:

    OK Katja today is the day to try it!

  6. Dawn says:

    Yes sometimes you do have to let go! If you find an organic version please share here, I would love to know how to make it that way too. Thanks for the comment!

  7. Shane says:

    Hello ladies!! Love the title and the pies look delicious. I am sure that it can easily be made in an organic version for my greenie friends. Not sure though if you could get organic cream cheese though. I have never tried to find it. Oh well, sometimes you have to just live a little right???

  8. How happy would my kids be if I made these!!?? YUM.

  9. I confess… I’ve never made whoopsie pies. But you are so right – they sound so simple and just perfect for making a gloomy Monday a celebration!

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