Whoopie Pie: Part 5 – Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Part five of our whoopie pie series is the classic chocolate whoopie pie. This, in my opinion, is how a whoopie pie should be. It’s puffy, cakey and super delicious! This recipe came from the AARP Magazine.

Mom’s Whoopie Pies

Recipe by: Joanne Weir

whoopie pies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Filling:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared marshmallow creme
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the sugar, egg, butter, and vanilla until light and creamy. In another bowl, mix the cocoa, baking soda, salt, and flour; then blend with buttermilk into the creamed mixture.
  3. Drop batter by the heaping tablespoon onto greased baking sheets and bake 7 to 9 minutes. Remove from the baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Makes 30 mini-cakes.
  4. To make the filling, mix together all ingredients well.
  5. To assemble, sandwich a heaping tablespoon of cream between two cakes, dividing cream evenly between the 15 whoopie pies.

Check out the other Whoopie Pies in our series!

Part One: Strawberry Whoopie Pies
Part Two: Spice Whoopie Pies
Part Three: Oatmeal Whoopie Pies
Part Four: Banana Whoopie Pies

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