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Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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My husbands favorite dessert is chocolate cake. My favorite food ever is cream cheese icing. These whoopie pies are the perfect marraige of the two. They are even in a nice handheld cookie shape so they are easier to take to parties and set out for a crowd. Or just set on the kitchen table for us to eat in one sitting.

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The recipe easily doubles or triples easily if you are making for a crowd.

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Chocolate Whoppie Pies with Cream Cheese Icing

makes 6

1/2 cup whole wheat flour (white whole wheat or regular)

1/4 cup sugar

scant 1/4 cup milk, skim or almond

2 Tbs + 1 tsp cocoa powder

2 Tbs plain yogurt

1 Tbs butter or coconut oil, melted

3 Tbs egg whites or 1 beaten egg

1/4 tsp baking soda

Icing:

3 oz cream cheese

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350F.

Sift flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking soda together.

In a separate bowl mix butter, yogurt, milk, and egg.

Combine the two.

Spoon 12 circles onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake for 10 minutes, until tester comes out clean.

While the cakes are baking, combine the icing ingredients with a mixer, or fork together if you don’t want to dirty more dishes.

Take cakes out of oven and let cool 10 minutes before dividing icing evenly between 6 cakes. Top iced cakes with remaining 6 cakes to make the sandwich.

If you are making these the day before, I would use 3 Tbs of butter instead of 1 Tbs butter and 2 Tbs yogurt. But if you are eating these the same day, I honestly can’t tell the difference and yogurt is obviously much healthier!

And ever since getting my silpats, this dessert is even easier to make. Quick, healthy for a dessert, delicious…does it get any better?

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Nutritional information

Calories : 188

Fat: 5 g

Sodium: 158 mg (7%)

Carbohydrates: 34.3 g

Total Carbohydrates

Dietary Fiber: 1 g

Sugars: 24 g

Protein : 4 g