Red Velvet Whoopie pies

jenifer carnegie

By
@jenne

I love makin whoopie ... pies, that is! I made these 4 Christmas last yr and added green food coloring 2 the cream cheese frosting! Not only were they delicious, but also beautiful and festive as well as simple.


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Serves:

3 dozen cookies or 18 pies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1-1lb 1.5 oz
pouch of sugar cookie mix
1/3 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 c
butter softened
1/4 c
sour cream
1 tsp
red food coloring
1
egg
1/4 c
butter softened for frosting
4 oz
cream cheese softened for frosting
2 c
confectioners' sugar for frosting
1 tsp
vanilla extract for frosting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix cookie mix, cocoa, butter, sour cream, food color and egg in bowl until soft dough forms.
2
Drop cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart with a cookie scoop
3
Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
4
While cookies are cooling, make frosting. Mix butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
5
When cookies are completely cooled, assemble whoopie pies by putting frosting on the flat side of a cookie and sandwiching another flat cookie bottom against the exposed frosting. It should look like a little sandwich, like in the picture.
6
Enjoy with a tall glass of milk :-)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate