The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

15
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A Maine classic with a decadent twist!

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CAKES:
  • 5 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1-¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 6 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 whole Large Egg
  • FOR THE FILLING:
  • 1 cup Smart Balance Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter
  • ½ cups Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Confectioners Sugar (sifted)
  • ½ teaspoons Salt

Preparation

For the cakes:
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line cookie sheets with a Silpat or spray lightly with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa, flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In a small bowl or your measuring cup, combine the milk and vanilla extract and set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the egg and beat until well incorporated. With your mixer on low, begin to slowly add the flour mixture and milk mixture in batches. Begin and end with the flour, scraping the side of the bowl as needed, mixing until smooth.

Using a 2-tablespoon scoop, scoop the batter and place it on the prepared cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until the cake bounces back when touched in the center. Remove from the cookie sheet immediately and cool on a wire rack.

For the filling:
Beat together the peanut butter, butter, confectioners sugar, and salt on medium-low speed until smooth. Turn the speed up to high and beat until lightened in color and texture, about 1 minute. Spread roughly 2 tablespoons of filling on the bottom, flat half of one cake and sandwich with another cake half.

Store in an airtight container or wrap individually in plastic wrap at room temperature for up to 4 days.

Recipe notes: Using room temperature ingredients will ensure that the cakes spread and puff up to the intended size.

Makes about fifteen 2” whoopie pies.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Mini Cinnamon Sugar Monkey Bread
Profile Photo by Andrea Massaro // Chocolate & Sea Salt in Desserts
If you love monkey bread but don’t love the work involved,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Healthy Spiced Banana Bread
Profile Photo by Anne Pedersen in Desserts
This Spiced Banana Bread is not only delicious, but also healthy....
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Strawberry and White Chocolate Cream Cake
Profile Photo by Fanny | Oh Sweet Day! in Desserts
Strawberry and white chocolate filled lemon cream cake.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


“Naked” Oreo Lover’s Cake
Profile Photo by Annie in Desserts
My "Naked" Oreo Lover's Cake is one decadent and delicious dessert!...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 12 Level: Easy


Chinese Bakery-Style Orange and Strawberry Cream Cake
Profile Photo by The Pudgy Rabbit in Desserts
A light and fluffy orange sponge cake filled with sweet strawberries...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Intermediate