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Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Lucky Charms cereal adds an adorable touch to these fun St. Patrick's Day whoopie pie treats!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24
Recipe by Catherine Davis
August 17, 2011
 

Ingredients

Cake

1
box 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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Whoopie Pie
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
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.
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