Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies

2 C. unsifted flour

1/3 C. unsweetened cocoa

1 t. baking soda

1/4 t. salt

3/4 C. milk

1 t. vanilla

1 egg

1/3 C. vegetable oil

1 cup sugar


2 C. marshmallow spread

1 C. confectioners’ sugar

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 t. vanilla

Heat oven to 350° F. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in bowl; set aside. Combine milk and vanilla in measuring cup; set aside. Beat egg and oil in bowl of electric mixer until combined.

Add sugar to egg-oil mixture; beat until pale yellow, about 3 minutes. Add flour and milk mixtures alternately to egg mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

Drop about 1 tablespoon of the batter onto greased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Bake until top springs back lightly when touched, 5-7 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

For filling, combine marshmallow spread, confectioners’ sugar, butter and vanilla in bowl of electric mixer. Beat on medium speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Spread filling between 2 cake halves to make sandwich.


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