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Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe


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.


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


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


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?


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