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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Updated January 21, 2019

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

These Red Velvet Whoopie Pies make a great Valentine’s Day treat. You can make them from scratch and they taste so much better and less money out-of-pocket. The filling is even homemade. Don’t let this homemade recipe scare you away, it is actually easier than you think. Follow these step-by-step instructions for a tasty treat.

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red velvet whoppie pie ingredients

Ingredients 

2½ cups flour
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
1½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
½ cup butter, soft, plus 4 tbsp also
¼ cup softened shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup buttermilk
1 tbsp. red food color

Icing 
4 oz. cream cheese
1.5  cups powdered sugar

red velvet whoppie pie process

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees then line baking sheets with parchment paper

2. In a bowl, sift your flour, then add cocoa, soda and salt together mix with a wire whisk

3. In a separate bowl using an electric mixer or Kitchenaid , mix the butter, shortening and sugar till it looks light and a wee bit fluffy.

4. Add egg, 1 tsp. vanilla and food coloring. Mix until combined.

5. Add flour and milk in two additions, alternating between each until completely combined.

6. Scoop batter about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. You should have about 16 whoopee pies

7. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and cool for 5 minutes before placing on wire rack to cool completely.

Frosting

8.  Beat cream cheese and remaining 4 tbsp butter until creamy. Continue to mix on low and slowly adding powdered sugar until combined. Then add remaining 1 tsp. vanilla and mix until just combined.

9. Pipe frosting on half of the cookies and then sandwich them together with the other halves.

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup butter, soft, plus 4 tbsp also
  • ¼ cup softened shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp. red food color
  • Icing
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1.5 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees then line baking sheets with parchment paper
  • In a bowl, sift your flour, then add cocoa, soda and salt together mix with a wire whisk
  • In a separate bowl using an electric mixer or Kitchenaid , mix the butter, shortening and sugar till it looks light and a wee bit fluffy.
  • Add egg, 1 tsp. vanilla and food coloring. Mix until combined.
  • Add flour and milk in two additions, alternating between each until completely combined.
  • Scoop batter about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. You should have about 16 whoopee pies
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and cool for 5 minutes before placing on wire rack to cool completely.
  • Frosting
  • Beat cream cheese and remaining 4 tbsp butter until creamy. Continue to mix on low and slowly adding powdered sugar until combined. Then add remaining 1 tsp. vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • Pipe frosting on half of the cookies and then sandwich them together with the other halves.

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