Let’s Make Whoopie Pies

A New England phenomenon that's becoming popular everywhere, the famous "pies" are really more like soft cakes with a creamy filling. Use Betty Crocker™ cake mix and frosting for a simple-to-make, authentic-tasting version.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 18



box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ Devil's Food cake mix
cup water
cup vegetable oil
box (4-serving size) chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix


containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped Fluffy White Frosting

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Line cookie sheets with parchment paper, silicone baking liners, or lightly spray with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat all cookie ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until moistened; beat 1 minute longer on high speed.
  • 4 Pour batter into a 1 gallon resealable plastic bag. Seal baggie and cut small hole off of one of the bottom corners.
  • 5 Pipe batter into 36 small circles onto cookie sheets about 1-inch apart to allow for spreading.
  • 6 Bake 10 to 12 minutes until set being careful to not over bake. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets and place on cooling rack. Cool completely before filling.
  • 7 Once cookies are cooled spread frosting on flat side of one cookie. Top with the second cookie, flat side down to make a sandwich.

Expert Tips

For some variety try flavoring the frosting or the batter with flavoring extracts like banana, coconut, or almond.

You can pipe the frosting onto the cookie for a fancy finish or just use a bread knife or spatula.