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Pineapple Whoopie Pies with Pineapple Cheesecake Filling

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These Pineapple Whoopie Pies are a fabulous twist on the classic treat. With soft cake like cookies and pineapple cheesecake cream filling, these whoopie pies are a dessert from your childhood with an adult twist.

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Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe

Pineapple Whoopie Pies

While a traditional whoopie pie is a chocolate cake like cookie with a vanilla cream filling, that doesn’t mean you can’t venture out from there. There are so many ways to make amazing whoopie pies that there is no end to the flavor combinations. From decadent to delicious and everything in between, you have to try this pineapple whoopie pies recipe – it’s SO delicious!

Ingredients You Will Need:

  • Pineapple cake mix or yellow
  • Oil
  • Pineapple juice
  • Eggs
  • Butte
  • Cream cheese
  • Vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar
  • Crushed pineapple

    Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie ingredients

How to Make Pineapple Whoopie Pies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. There is also a whoopie pie pan. This takes the guesswork out of the sizing of the cookies, however, you can make the pies without it as well.

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie batter

In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, oil, pineapple juice and eggs, using a mixer. Mix well

Drop heaping tablespoons of the cake batter onto the cookie sheet. Place the batter about 3 inches apart

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie cookies

Bake for about 10 minutes on the center rack.

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe

Let the cookies cool and then spread the cream filling over the cookies. Top the whoopie pies with powdered sugar.

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe

How to Make the Pineapple Cheesecake Filling for Whoopie Pies

Cream together the butter, cream cheese, and vanilla until light and fluffy.

Add powdered sugar and mix well.

Fold in the pineapple.

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe

 

Can I Make My Whoopie Pies Different Flavors?

There are so many different ways to change up the flavors in these whoopie pies. You can swap the pineapple for almost any type of fruit to create more fruit flavored pies or you can make them all different flavors of cake, You can different extracts to the batter or the filling to create whatever flavor you like the best.

What’s the Best Way to Store Homemade Pineapple Whoopie Pies?

You want to make sure to store these homemade whoopie pies in the refrigerator. When you are storing these pies, make sure to wrap them well with plastic wrap or put them in an airtight container. I like to wrap each whoopie pie individually, and then store them all together in a larger container or in the bottom drawer of the refrigerator.

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe

Other Pineapple Desserts You Will Love:

The BEST Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Whip Pie

No-Bake Pineapple Dream Dessert

Pineapple Poke Cake

Old-Fashioned Cajun Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Monkey Bread

Pineapple Cream Filled Whoopie Pie Recipe
5 from 4 votes
Servings: 12

Pineapple Whoopie Pies

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
 
These Pineapple Whoopie Pies are a fabulous twist on the classic treat. With soft cake like cookies and pineapple cheesecake cream filling, these whoopie pies are a dessert from your childhood with an adult twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 box pineapple cake mix Can use yellow if you wish.
  • ½ c. oil
  • ½ c. pineapple juice
  • 3 large eggs

Ingredients for Filling:

  • 1 stick 4 oz. butter (softened)
  • 8- oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. powdered sugar + extra for dusting tops.
  • ½ c. crushed pineapple drained well

Instructions

Instructions for cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. In large bowl, use your mixer to combine cake mix, oil, pineapple juice and eggs. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Drop heaping tablespoons of batter onto cookie sheet, keeping them about 3 inches apart.
  5. Bake on center rack of oven approx. 10 min. or until browned.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan on baking rack.
  7. After cooled, spread cream filling (recipe follows) heavily on half of the cookies. Place remaining cookies on as tops and dust lightly with powdered sugar.

Instructions for Filling:

  1. Cream butter, cream cheese and vanilla until fluffy.
  2. Add powdered sugar and mix well.
  3. Fold in pineapple.

Pineapple Whoopie Pies

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7 comments

  1. I love these! Easy to put together and who can resist pineapple! Wish I could include a picture of mine!

  2. Love the pineapple!!!

  3. Delicious and easy! I added coconut per my hubby’s request! Actually ordered the pan in the add and it was fun!

  4. This would make a lovely cake filling too !

  5. These are delicious

  6. Looks great! About how many calories?

  7. We dont have pineapple cake mix in uk, I am going to have to experiment with cake mix and add pineapple to it.