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Wilton Star Whoopie Pie Pan

Wilton Star Whoopie Pie Pan

Whoopie pies have been taking a piece out of the cupcake market for a while now, and are found in tons of bakeries, where they were uncommon just a few years ago. The cakey discs used to make whoopie pies are often made free-form, simply by dropping batter onto a baking sheet and allowing it to spread into a roughly round disc. As the pies ... Read More »

Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Chip Buttercream Filling

Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Chip Buttercream Filling

Whoopie pies may look like sandwich cookies, but their cake-like texture puts them closer to a cupcake than to your average cookie. That doesn’t mean that whoopie pies can’t come in some classic cookie flavors, however, and these Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Chip Buttercream Filling are proof of that. They taste like a chocolate chip cookie – with plenty of butter and vanilla ... Read More »

The Whoopie Pie Book: 60 Irresistible Recipes for Cake Sandwiches Classic and New

The Whoopie Pie Book: 60 Irresistible Recipes for Cake Sandwiches Classic and New

Whoopie pies are dessert sandwiches made with soft, cake-like cookies and a sweet, creamy filling. They are classic American desserts and, like cupcakes, they always seem to capture some fun along with their flavor. The most basic whoopie pie is made with a chocolate cake and a vanilla cream filling, but, as whoopie pies have become more and more popular, bakers have started to put ... Read More »

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Raspberry Buttercream

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Raspberry Buttercream

A traditional whoopie pie is a pair of cake-like chocolate cookies sandwiching a fluffy, marshmallow frosting center. It’s a good combination, to be sure, but whoopie pies are a lot more interesting when you mix things up with different flavors and, fortunately, it is very easy to add some flavor to a whoopie pie. These Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Raspberry Buttercream pair soft, chocolate cake ... Read More »

Boston Cream Whoopie Pies

Mini Boston Cream Pie, up close

Boston cream pie is an unusual type of layer cake, made with two rounds of sponge cake that are filled with pastry cream and topped with a glaze of chocolate ganache. It is basically like a giant custard sandwich, and quite unlike most layer cakes. I thought it would translate very well into a whoopie pie format, making a miniature version of a Boston cream ... Read More »

What is a whoopie pie?

Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pies are a dessert that consists of two cake-like cookies sandwiching a creamy, frosting-like filling. It is easy to think of them as a more portable version of a cupcake, where the frosting is inside of the cake and there is no wrapper to contend with. They’re generally thought to have originated in Pennsylvania Dutch country as an Amish dessert, but the exact origin ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Funny Face Treat Pan

Funny Face Pan

Once in a while, I spot a pan that really makes me smile and Nordic Ware’s Funny Face Treat Pan is one of them. This pan bakes 12 muffin top-sized treats and prints a variety of funny faces and cute phrases onto them. It’s almost like getting conversation hearts in the form of baked goods! The pan can be used to bake cookies, brownies, cakes, ... Read More »

Whoopie Pies Cookbook giveaway!

Whoopie Pies Cookbook

Whoopie pies seem to be everywhere these days. They are featured not only in bakeries across the country, but make it into the news and even have dedicated bakeware. Fortunately, you don’t need special equipment to bake these tasty desserts and introduce them to the one place you might not have seen them yet: your own home kitchen. I have some great whoopie pie recipes ... Read More »

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