Chocolate and Strawberry Whoopie Pies

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Chocolate and Strawberry Whoopie Pies

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
20min
Prep
40min
Total

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    Description

    Adding a layer of fresh fruit adds flavor, texture, and the health benefits of vitamin C and fiber. But really, who doesn't like chocolate and strawberries? 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 12
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    Chocolate Whoopie Pies
    1 ¾ c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee baking cocoa
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee baking soda
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    ½ c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, softened
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    1Hy-Vee large egg
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    ¾ c.buttermilk
    1 c.fresh strawberries, sliced
    Marshmallow Buttercream
    ½ c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    1(7-oz.) container Hy-Vee marshmallow creme
    1 c.Hy-Vee powdered sugar

    Things To Grab

    • Cookie sheets
    • Parchment paper
    • 2 medium bowls
    • Large mixing bowl
    • Electric mixer
    • Wire cooling rack
    • Wax paper, for storage
    • Airtight container, for storage

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

    2. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

    3. Place butter in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar; beat until combined. Beat in egg and vanilla. Alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk on low until just combined.

    4. Shape dough into 2-inch patties and place 1-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until set in the center. Cool completely on cookie sheets.

    5. Prepare Marshmallow Buttercream: Beat together butter, marshmallow creme, and powdered sugar until fluffy.

    6. To assemble whoopie pies, place 5 strawberry slices on bottom halves of whoopie pies. Spoon Marshmallow Buttercream on strawberries. Top with remaining whoopie pies. Store in layers, separated by waxed paper in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    380 Calories per serving
    1 whoopie pie

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 17g
    • Cholesterol: 55mg
    • Sodium: 240mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 56g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 4%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 4%

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    Balance February 2019