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Recipe Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies

Course Cake, Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate-whoopie-pies, whoopie-pie-recipe, whoopie-pies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 29 minutes
Servings 12 whoopie pies
Calories 409kcal


  • 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened dutch process or special dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk or buttermilk
  • Filling:
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp heavy cream plus additional as needed
  • 1 7.5 oz container marshmallow fluff


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking pans with parchment, silicone baking mats, or spray with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy, about 1-2 minutes. Add the egg, beat until incorporated.
  • Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Beat on medium speed just until fully incorporated.
  • Using a medium ice cream scoop, drop mounds onto baking sheets, leaving at least 2 inches between. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes back clean. Cool on the pan for 5 minutes then remove to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • To make the filling: Using an electric mixer, cream butter and cream cheese with vanilla. Lower the speed of the mixer gradually adding the powdered sugar and 2 Tbsp cream. Once combined, Add marshmallow cream, then beat on high for 2 minutes.
  • Divide filling evenly among half of the rounds. Top each with a matching size round. Store in an airtight container separated by wax paper for up to 3 days. Bring to room temperature for serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 432IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg