Stef's Whoopie Pies with Peanut Butter Frosting

Stef's Whoopie Pies with Peanut Butter Frosting


"Not like other whoopie pies, these cake cookies are even more chocolaty and cakey!"


servings 811 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 811 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 107.1g
  • 35%
  • Protein:
  • 10.5 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 513 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream together 1 cup of the butter or margarine and the egg. Add 1 cup white sugar, vanilla and hot water. Stir in the flour, cocoa, and baking soda and mix well.
  2. Drop from a teaspoon onto cookie sheets and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Sandwich cookies together with Peanut Butter Frosting.
  3. To Make Peanut Butter Frosting: Blend 1 tablespoon butter and peanut butter. Stir in confectioners' sugar and add enough milk to make frosting soft enough to spread. Spread between the flat sides of two cookies and sandwich together.
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  1. 49 Ratings


Hi all! This is a SUPER idea! EXCELLENT recipe. Instead of making the "chocolate cake mix" I actually had a Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Devils food cake mix that I had to use up so I used that b...

I love this whoopie pie recipe because it does not have shortening as a main ingredient for the filling, and therefore a much more tasty and more nutritous treat.

Fabulous whoopie pies. After reading the reviews, and noting that several people had mentioned the dryness of the cakes and the sweetness of the icing, I tried the following: 1 cup of powdered ...

This is the first negative review I have written on the site: These turned out flatter than pancakes and by using a teaspoon to measure, I got 45 very small cookies. I didn't have an issue w/ dr...

These were awesome, the only thing I changed was I added another 1/4 cup of peanut butter to the filling to have more of peanut butter flavor. Excellent recipe.

As a child I enjoyed whoopie pies, but this recipe is "top shelf". They didn't last long once they were out of the oven. A big hit with everyone!

I made these for a birthday party & must say they were better than the bakery birthday cake! I baked the cookies for 10 minutes to keep them from drying out & then added 1/4 cup more peanut but...

very easy recipe to follow, cookie WAY WAY, TOO DRY!!, the filling was a good starting poit, however I like a bit more peanut butter taste I will not make this again

Excellent. I did not change anything about the recipe. These taste a lot like those new Oreo cakesters, just less greasy.