Pineapple Whoopie Pies With Coconut Cream Filling

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
butter, unsalted softened
4 Tbsp
organic palm shortening
1 c
sugar
2 large
eggs room temperature
3/4 c
pineapple juice
1/2 c
crushed pineapple
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FOR THE COCONUT FILLING

2 stick
butter, unsalted room temperature
1 c
marshmallow fluff
1 c
powdered sugar sifted
1 tsp
coconut extract
1/2 c
unsweetened shredded coconut
toasted unsweetened shredded coconut for rolling the edges of the whoopie pies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Position a rack in center of the oven and preheat to 375. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
2
In a small bowl whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
3
In a bowl of a stand mixer combine the butter, palm shortening and sugar and mix on medium until light and fluffy about 3 minutes.
4
Add the eggs 1 at a time mixing well after each one. Add in the crushed pineapple and vanilla extract and mix another minute.
5
Add the flour and pineapple juice in 2 additions mixing until just combined.
6
On the prepared baking sheets using a cookie scoop or spoons place batter in about 2 tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
7
Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes and then carefully remove to a cooling rack using a thin spatula to move them being careful not to break.
8
Let cool completely before frosting and assembly. For the coconut marshmallow fluff combine butter and marshmallow fluff in a bowl of a stand mixer and mix until well combined 3-4 minutes.
9
Slowly add in sifted powdered sugar and once that is combined mix coconut extract and the shredded coconut.
10
To assemble spread about 2 tablespoons of filling on one of the cookies then top with another and roll the edges in the toasted coconut or sprinkle it on.
11
Keep refrigerated up to 1 week in an airtight container. Serve at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy