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How to Make Whoopie Pies

In 25 minutes you can have these chocolate delights filled with a delicious cream cheese filling! Super simple to make and perfectly delicious to eat!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cream Cheese Filling 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 sandwiches



  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla.
  • Mix cocoa, salt, baking powder, soda and flour together.
  • Alternate adding the dry ingredients and buttermilk to the sugar mixture.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoon onto a greased cookie sheet or a sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 350 F for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Cool.

Cream Cheese Filling

  • Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  • Add vanilla and powdered sugar and beat until well combined.
  • Take one cookie and spread 1-2 tablespoons of the filling on the flat part of the cookie.
  • Top with another cookie, pressing the flat part into the cream cheese icing so you are left with a sandwich.
  • Repeat with the remaining cookies.


Store in an airtight container. 
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