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red velvet whoopie pies

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
jenifer carnegie
Muskegon, MI

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.

★★★★★ 2
serves 3 dozen cookies or 18 pies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For red velvet whoopie pies

  • 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
  • 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

How To Make red velvet whoopie pies

  • 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 :-)

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