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Whoopie Pie

Wicked Good Whoopie Pies

Summary: Ayuh, Another Good Old Fashioned Recipe…Whoopie Pies, are one of my family’s favorite desserts, one that they ALWAYS ask me to bake whenever we all get together! Whoopie Pies are easy to make, just time consuming– so set aside a whole afternoon for making this Old Fashioned New England Treat!


  • 1 1/2 c. butter
  • 3 c. w. granulated sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 c. dark baking cocoa
  • 7 c. +/- unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tbsp. pure vanilla
  • 3 c. milk – 3 tbsp.
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
Baking Whoopie Pies

Baking Whoopie Pies

Milk – Filling #1:

  • 6 c. powdered (confectioner’s) sugar
  • 3 sticks butter
  • 3 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 – 1 c. milk (depends on desired consistency)



Egg Whites – Filling #2

  • 3 sticks butter
  • 6 c. powdered (confectioner’s) sugar
  • 6 egg whites
  • 6 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In large mixing bowl cream butter, sugar and eggs

    Testing Whoopie Pies

    Testing Whoopie Pies

  2. . In separate bowl mix cocoa, flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Add flour mixture two cups at time. After each flour addition add 1 cup of milk. Batter will be thick.
  4. Line a baking sheet with Parchment paper and spoon a heaping tbsp. of batter on the baking sheet, spacing your whoopie pie batter 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake in preheated 375 F degree oven for ten minutes.
  6. Test Whoopie Pie with wooden toothpick in the center, if it comes out clean– it’s probably done.
  7. Take out of oven and let cool on baking sheet before removing to cooling rack.
  8.  Frost one side of a whoopie and put cover on.
  9.  Wrap in wax paper, then plastic wrap or put in a sandwich bag.

 Milk – Filling #1 Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and milk; stir in the vanilla extract and continue mixing until well blended.

Egg Whites -Filling #2 Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, salt, and egg whites; stir in the vanilla extract and continue mixing until well blended.

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★ 1 review(s)


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