Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Blogger Catherine Davis of Oh My Sugar High shares a fun St. Patrick’s Day recipe for Whoopie Pies. Lucky Charm’s cereal adds an adorable touch to these green, frosting-filled whoopie pie treats!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24

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
  • 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.
  • 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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