Whoopie Pies With Peppermint Filling

Whoopie Pies With Peppermint Filling
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These little chocolate cake-like cookies with a peppermint filling are sure to disappear quickly.
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Prep Time
1:45
Total Time
36 sandwich cookies

Ingredients

Whoopie Pies

2 cup
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 cup
milk

Filling

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 (7-ounce) jar
marshmallow créme
2 cups
powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon
peppermint extract
Red food color

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup butter, sugar and brown sugar in another bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating at low speed after each addition.
  4. Drop batter by scant tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 7-8 minutes or until tops are just set. Do not over bake. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; move entire sheet of parchment with cookies to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  5. Combine 1/2 cup butter and marshmallow crème in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add powdered sugar, peppermint flavoring and enough food color to tint filling to desired hue. Beat until well mixed.
  6. Spread 2 teaspoons filling onto bottom-side of half of cookies. Top each with second cookie, bottom-side down; press together slightly.

Recipe Tips

Tint half of the filling green to have a red and green color combination of cookies.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
150
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
23g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
140mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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