Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pie

1 ½ cups all purpose flour

⅔ cup cocoa powder

1 ½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp sea salt

1 Tbsp butter

1 cup light brown sugar

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup whole milk


Whoopie Pie Filling

10 Tbsp butter

1 ⅓ cup confectioners sugar

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 ½ Tbsp whole milk

To make the whoopie pies

  1. Preheat oven to 325.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. Sift together flour and cocoa powder into a small bowl.  Stir in the baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. Using a mixer, cream butter and sugar together until fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla to the butter mixture and mix well.
  5. Add ⅓ of the dry mix to the the butter mixture and mix just until incorporated.  
  6. Add ½ of the milk and mix just until incorporated.  
  7. Continue alternating dry and wet until all incorporated.
  8. Scoop the batter with a 2 oz scoop onto the parchment lined baking sheet.  You should get about 14 scoops total.
  9. Bake for 7 minutes.  Rotate the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 7 minutes more.  Be careful not to overbake.
  10. Cool pie disks completely before filling.

To make the filling

  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a mixer with the paddle attachment.  Beat until fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Add more milk as needed to reach a spreadable consistency.
  2. Use a 2 oz scoop to portion out the frosting into the whoopie pies.  

To assemble the pies

  1. Spread a 2 oz scoop of filling on the flat sides of half of cakes that have been cooled down. Top with remaining cakes, having the flat side in touching the frosting.
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