Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies: Melt in your mouth red velvet whoopie pies  with cream cheese frosting smooshed in between. Tastes like red velvet cake, but takes half the time and effort!

 

 


Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

 

Whoopie pies are seriously the best! They’re as easy to make as cookies, but taste like super moist little bites of cake.

 

 

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

 

These Red Velvet Whoopie Pies are so soft they nearly melt in your mouth.

 

 

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Take 2 of these cakey cookies with cream cheese marshmallow filling in between and you’ve got yourself a date for Valentine’s Day. You know, just in case Tony Romo doesn’t call me for the 3rd year in a row….

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies to Die for (Don’t Die)

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 15 Whoopie Pies
 
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies: Melt in your mouth red velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese frosting smooshed in between. Tastes like red velvet cake, but takes half the time and effort!
Ingredients
  • For the Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
  • ½ Cup Butter, Softened
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Buttermilk
  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Red Food Coloring
  • For the Cream Cheese Frosting
  • ¼ Cup Butter, Softened
  • 4 Ounces of Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 7 Ounces Marshmallow Creme
  • Pinch of Salt, To Taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in egg, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, buttermilk, and cocoa powder.
  4. Gradually add flour a little at a time until just combined. Do not over mix.
  5. Stir in food coloring.
  6. Use a cookie scoop to drop batter onto prepared pans. Use a greased hand to gently flatten each scoop of dough.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the tops are just set.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. For the Marshmallow Cream Cheese Filling
  10. In a medium bowl, mix butter, salt and marshmallow cream until smooth. Fold in marshmallow creme.
  11. Putting it all together
  12. Spread one whoopie pie with ~1 tablespoon of frosting. Top with a second whoopie pie.

 

 

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies adapted via Roxanna’s Home Baking

 

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

 

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