Red Velvet Whoopie Pies for Valentine’s Day

valentines day treats

This Valentine’s day impress your family and friends wit treats you would only find in a professional bakery. Red Velvet seems to be everywhere as far as recipes go.  Wrapped up in the little cellophane baggies are Red Velvet Whoopie pies. They look as good as they taste! 

red velvet whoopie-pies

Red Velvet Whoopie Pie

Ingredients

  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1lb butter, softened
  • 4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 egg
  • 4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • ½ cup red food colouring

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

In medium bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt, then set aside.

In mixing bowl , beat butter on medium to high speed for  30 seconds.

Then beat in brown sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk, beating after each addition just until combined. Stir in food colouring.

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

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 pies from baking sheets.

To fill, dollop Whoopie Pie Filling on flat sides of half the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat sides down. This recipe makes 240 one-inch cookies

Whoopie Pie Filling

  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 lb softened cream cheese
  • 28 oz (4x7oz) marshmallow creme

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

Place Whoopie pies in bags or containers to gift to loved ones. Enjoy! 

 

Comments

  1. When I pinned this early, this recipe had me drooling! I can't wait to try this, great recipe Kim!
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  2. kathy downey says:

    I can't wait to try this,they look so so good

  3. These look so good.

  4. lyndac1968 says:

    these sound really good, and after reading they are not all that bad to make either, I thought it was going to be a lot harder this is something I can make!

  5. I have to try this:) looks so Yummy! thanks #sitsgirls
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  6. They remind me of a soft chocolate cookie I used to buy, but of course these taste better. These would be nice and festive for Valentine's
    (Debbie W)

  7. These sound fantastic! I can't wait to try this out. Thanks Kim

  8. Oh my gosh – these look delicious! I wonder if I could make them, hide them from my family, and just eat all of them myself. 😉
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  9. LOL @ giving whoopie pies away. Who are we all trying to kid? I'd definitely eat them all myself!
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  10. Oh my goodness… self control would be hard here! YUMMY!
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  11. These look amazing! My honor society at school (English) had a bake sale yesterday, and a student made something very similar! They were a hit!! Valentine's Day theme treats…can't go wrong. Ever! 🙂

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  12. heartloveshome says:

    Love red velvet.

  13. these look great. gonna make them with a pink filling

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