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Whoopie Cookies

 Whoopie Cookies
I don’t always have time to make whoopie pies from scratch, so I tweaked a cake mix recipe to create these. Try a bit of peanut butter in the filling, too. Whoopee for saving time! —Nundi Harris, Las Vegas
20 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened


  • In a large bowl, beat cake mix and butter until well combined. Beat
  • in eggs. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased
  • baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until tops are cracked. Cool for
  • 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  • In a large bowl beat marshmallow creme and cream cheese until blended
  • (do not overbeat). Spread filling on the bottoms of half of the
  • cookies. Top with remaining cookies. Store, covered, in refrigerator
  • 1-2 hours or until filling is set. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich cookie equals 152 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.