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Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

Yield: 60 one-inch or 42 two-inch cookies
Prep 45 mins Bake 375°F 7 mins to 11 mins
Red Velvet Whoopie Pie
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 2  tablespoons  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  butter, softened
  • 1  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1  egg
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/2  cup  buttermilk
  • 1 1  ounce bottle  red food coloring (2 Tbsp.)
  • 1  recipe  Whoopie Pie Filling (see recipe below)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment; set aside. In medium bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium to high 30 seconds. Beat in brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk, beating after each addition just until combined. Stir in food coloring.

3. Spoon batter in 1- or 2-inch diameter rounds, about 1/2-inch high on prepared baking sheets, allowing 1 inch between each round.

4. Bake 7 to 9 minutes for 1-inch cookies or 9 to 11 minutes for 2-inch cookies, or until tops are set. Cool completely on baking sheets on rack. Remove cooled cookies from baking sheets.

5. To fill, dollop Whoopie Pie Filling on flat sides of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat sides down. Makes 60 one-inch or 42 two-inch cookies.

From the Test KitchenTo store:
  • Refrigerate in airtight container up to 4 days. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.
Whoopie Pie Filling
Cool 5 mins Cook 3 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup  softened butter
  • 1/2 8  ounce package  softened cream cheese
  • 1 7  ounce jar  marshmallow creme
Directions

1. In medium mixing bowl beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in marshmallow creme.

Nutrition Facts (Red Velvet Whoopie Pie)
  • cal. (kcal) 70,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 12,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 10,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 5,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 8,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 49,
  • Potassium (mg) 17,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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