Chocolate Coconut Cream Whoopie Pie Recipe






These just remind me of my childhood. Delicious semi homemade chocolate soft cookies with a fluffy marshmallow cream middle. Originally these were made in New England and around Amish Country. I adapted them with my favorite garnish using coconut and using a cake mix for the cookies.
I came across this recipe and wow, I stopped dead in my tracks, easy, using a cake mix, chocolate cookies and cream in the center? What more can you ask for... so I said I just have to make time for these beauties! Check out the original post from Amanda here



With a few things adapted to our taste, I decided to add coconut to the recipe..  Thanks Amanda we just loved these~

Chocolate Coconut Cream Whoopie Pies Adapted

1 box Devil’s Food cake mix
3 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water

 Preheat oven to 400°.  With an electric mixer, mix together all of the ingredients until blended.
 With a medium cookie scoop (or tablespoon) drop batter onto parchment lined baking sheets at least 2 inches apart.  Bake for 8 minutes or until tops are firm when touched.  Cool on wire racks.


Marshmallow Coconut Cream Filling:

6 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons marshmallow fluff
2/3 cup of coconut put through the food processor until very fine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon coconut flavoring
Beat together ingredients.  Spread onto cooled flat surface of one cake piece and top with another.

19 comments:

  1. These cookies are mouthwatering. I love chocolate-coconut combination. Bye, have a great week

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  2. Whoopie pies from a cake mix? I must have been under a rock. What a quick idea!

    Love the coconut filling.

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  3. These sound delicious! Best of all they are simple to make.

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  4. For some reason, I thought that you could not use a cake mix for whoopie pies! Well it looks like you squashed that myth and did it in a delicious way. I am game for anything that has these two flavors in it and these are a handy way to enjoy them-grab and go-yum!

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  5. I love how you cut down on time with that devil's cake mix - very clever and smart. And then that chocolate with the coconut creams says "make me, you will like!"

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  6. Dear Claudia, These look both delicious and easy....a perfect combination. Ciao dear friend...

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  7. Delicious flavors and I love how much coconut and chocolate is floating through the blogs today!

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  8. Che golosita'! These really make you want to eat the screen...

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  9. These look delicious, I'm so behind on baking but whoopie pies has been on my "to bake" list for a while now! Can't wait to give these a try!

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  10. Yummy, I love coconut so I'm all over this.

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  11. How fun are these! I'm a big coconut fan!

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  12. Claudia, I have never succumbed to the whoopie pie phenomenon, but that filling might just make me do it.

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  13. Yum, bookmarking this page, thanks!

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  14. Bookmarking this! I love whoopee pies.

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  15. Oh coconut, my one true love :) These look to die for!
    (And sorry for the long absence, I was traveling/graduating)

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  16. These look delicious and the coconut in the middle really makes it. Great recipe and they look gorgeous.

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  17. So easy!! The filling sounds amazing!

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