November 10, 2010

Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling - Redbook Magazine October 2010

1 box devil's food cake mix with pudding
3 eggs
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup water

Beat all ingredients in a bowl with a mixer on medium speed 3 minutes, or until batter is smooth.  Let batter rest 30 minutes.  
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.  Line several cookie sheets with parchment paper.  Drop level 1 1/2 tbs of batter into mounds on baking sheets, spacing them 3" apart.

Bake each sheet 11 minutes, or until puffed and a toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean.  Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.  Fill one cookie with 2 tbs cream cheese frosting.  Top with another cookie.  Repeat with remaining cookies.

Cream Cheese Frosting - Food Network

4 oz. butter
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. With the mixer on low speed, add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until smooth and creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract.