Lemon Whoopie Pies

We added the zesty flavors of lemons to Betty Crocker sugar cookies and frosting for our sweet and tart Lemon Whoopie Pies.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 14


pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
cup sour cream
cup butter, softened
teaspoon lemon extract
Grated peel of 1 lemon


cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy lemon or creamy white frosting (from 1-lb container)
Grated peel of 1 lemon
Yellow food color, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix and flour. Add remaining cookie ingredients; stir until stiff dough forms.
  • 2 Shape dough into 28 (1 1/4-inch) balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten balls slightly with your hand.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until set. Remove cookies from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix filling ingredients. For each whoopie pie, spread or pipe filling on bottom of 1 cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; gently press together.

Expert Tips

Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container.

Add 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract to the filling for even more lemon flavor.