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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies


If you can’t decide between a cake or a cookie, the whoopie pie is for you.  These have crisp edges, a pillowy bite, and are stuffed with a classic cream cheese frosting.


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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
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Serves: 10-12 Whoopie Pies

  • 2½ c unbleached flour
  • ½ ts fine salt
  • ½ ts baking soda
  • ½ ts baking powder
  • 2 tb unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 room temperature egg
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • ½ c oil {canola, veggie, grapeseed}
  • ¾ c room temperature buttermilk
  • 1 ts vanilla
  • 1-2 tb red food color {depends on how red you want it}
Cream Cheese Filling
  • 16 oz soft cream cheese
  • 4 oz soft unsalted butter
  • 2-3 c *sifted* confectioners sugar (but it’s really up to how sweet you like it)
  • 1 ts pure vanilla
  • {Sprinkle of salt}

  1. In the first bowl, sift together the flour, salt, soda, powder, and cocoa.
  2. In the second bowl, beat together the egg and sugar.
  3. Add the oil, buttermilk, vanilla, and color.
  4. Combine bowls one and two in batches, taking care not to over mix.
  5. Bake about tablespoon scoops at 350 for about 8-10 minutes.
  6. Cool completely.
  7. For the filling, cream everything together and spread on a cookie and sandwich with another or pipe with a pastry bag/tip.


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