Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Buttercream Filling

Cookie Ingredients:

3/4 C. Unsweeted Coca Powder

3/4 C. All Purpose Flour

1/2 Tsp. BakingSoda

1/2 Tsp. Salt

3/4 C. Butter

1 C. Sugar

2 Eggs

1 Tsp. Vanilla

Homemade Filling Ingredients:

8 Oz. Cream Cheese

1/2 C. Butter

1 lb. Powdered Sugar

1 Tsp. Vanilla

Cookie Directions:

Beat Coca, Flour, Baking Soda and Salt in a medium sized bowl.

In a separate bowl, beat Butter and Sugar until fluffy.

Beat in the Eggs and Vanilla.

Add the Coca mixture and mix until combined.

Using a tablespoon for sizing reference, scoop balls of dough onto a greased cookie sheet.

Keep the dough balls about 2 inches apart from one another.

Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes or until the dough is puffy and set.

Let cookies cool.

Filling Directions:

Beat Cream Cheese, Butter, Powdered Sugar and Vanilla until smooth.

Use a piping bag or a butter knife to fill the cookies.

 

Ideas for pumping up your Whoopie Pies:

– Dip your completed Whoopie Pies in melted semisweet chocolate.

– Roll the edges of the Filling in Chopped Nuts or Pistachios, Chocolate┬áChips, Sprinkles or Crushed Peppermint.

– Fill your Whoopie Pies with Marshmellow Fluff for a lighter filling or with a Chocolate Ganache for an even richer flavor.

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