Wednesday, March 10, 2010

I am making WHOOPIE!

Whoopie pies that is :) I got this recipe from my former classmate in OD school, Connie. It is so yummy but beware... it is SWEET!
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1-oz. bottle red food coloring (2 Tbsp.)
  • 1 recipe Whoopie Pie Filling, recipe below


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment; set aside. In medium bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium to high 30 seconds. Beat in brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk, beating after each addition just until combined. Stir in food coloring.

3. Spoon batter in 1- or 2-inch diameter rounds, about 1/2-inch high on prepared baking sheets, allowing 1 inch between each round.

4. Bake 7 to 9 minutes for 1-inch cookies or 9 to 11 minutes for 2-inch cookies, or until tops are set. Cool completely on baking sheets on rack. Remove cooled cookies from baking sheets.

5. Whoopie Pie Filling: In medium mixing bowl beat 3/4 cup margarine and 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar in bowl until light and fluffy. Blend in 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, one 7-ounce jar marshmallow creme and 1 tablespoon milk.

6. To fill, dollop Whoopie Pie Filling on flat sides of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat sides down. Makes 60 one-inch or 42 two-inch cookies.


Anonymous said...

They were sooo good! Dr. Heptig spoils her JC office & we love it!

Laura said...

These look really good, Christie! I plan to show them to Justin and maybe HE will make them for us :)