Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

Try these delightful whoopie pie cookies sandwiched with a cream cheese filling.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 14

Ingredients

Cookies

2
tablespoons butter, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1
egg
1/3
cup milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
teaspoons red food color

Filling

4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat 2 tablespoons butter and the granulated sugar with electric mixer on low speed until light and fluffy. Add remaining cookie ingredients. Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth. Onto cookie sheets, drop 28 slightly rounded tablespoonfuls of dough at least 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks; cool completely.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/4 cup butter and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until well combined. Slowly add powdered sugar, beating on low speed until incorporated. Increase speed to medium; beat 1 minute.
  • 5 For each whoopie pie, spread 1 generous tablespoon filling on bottom of 1 cookie; place second cookie, bottom side down, on filling. Store in refrigerator. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar, if desired.

Expert Tips

If you’re a coconut lover, try adding 2 tablespoons toasted coconut to the filling.

These Red Velvet Whoopie Pies would be a perfect sweet treat for Valentine’s Day.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Whoopie Pie
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.