Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Blogger Catherine Davis of Oh My Sugar High shares a fun St. Patrick’s Day recipe for Whoopie Pies. Lucky Charm’s cereal adds an adorable touch to these green, frosting-filled whoopie pie treats!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

2

dozen

Cake
1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe chocolate cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
Frosting:
1/4
cup vegetable shortening
1/4
cup butter
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon pure mint extract
Green food color
1
tablespoon milk
2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup marshmallows from any size package Lucky Charms® cereal
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, and eggs on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  3. On a parchment lined baking sheet, drop heaping tablespoons of cake batter two inches apart.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean in the center of a cake.
  5. Allow cakes to cool on parchment for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  6. In medium bowl, beat shortening and butter with electric mixer on high speed 3 minutes.
  7. Reduce speed to low and add granulated sugar, mint extract, food color and milk.
  8. Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until smooth.
  9. Spread a small spoonful of mint frosting between two cakes and decorate the edges with Lucky Charms® marshmallows.
Makes 2 dozen whoopie pies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Whoopie Pie)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.