Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Happy halloween! Next to christmas, halloween is by far one of my favorite days of the year. Growing up, it was always made into a huge deal because Halloween is also my mom’s birthday. So if you’re reading this mom, and I know you are – Happy birthday!!

Whoopie pies are a fun alternative to cupcakes or cake pops, and they are surprisingly easy to make. Here’s what it took:

Cake Mix Whoopie Pies
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Recipe type: Sweets
 
Ingredients
  • 2 boxes of cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1¼ cups of shortening
  • Parchment paper
  • ---Frosting---
  • 4 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 (8oz) pkg of cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. For the Whoopie Pies:
  2. Mix eggs, shortening and cake mix together. It will be thick like dough - That is normal. Use a teaspoon to make small equal sized balls and arrange them on a parchment lined cookie sheet about 1-2" apart. Bake for 8-10 min at 375F, and watch closely as they burn pretty easily.

Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Easy Cake Mix Whoopie Pies @Jayna

Happy halloween to all, and happy trick or treating! I’m almost as excited for it as my 3 year old son!

Jayna

Hi, I’m Jayna a newborn & baby photographer – (ldportraits.net), mom of 2 and a recipe critic. I live in the suburbs of north Dallas near Plano, Texas with my husband of 13 years, our kids and our hairless dog. I love being creative, drinking coffee, pinning on pinterest and whipping up new dessert recipes. Creator of digital backdrops for newborn photographers in the etsy shop bellabyte.etsy.com. Connect with me, I’d love to hear from you!

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I want to make these with a group of kids. How many will this make?

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It made somewhere between 15-18 whoopee pies, depending on how big you make them.

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Great! I’ll be making them on Tuesday and will post results afterwards. 🙂

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Awesome! I’d love to see them 🙂

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