Pineapple Whoopie Pies
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.
- 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 for cookies:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In large bowl, use your mixer to combine cake mix, oil, pineapple juice and eggs. Mix until thoroughly combined.
Drop heaping tablespoons of batter onto cookie sheet, keeping them about 3 inches apart.
Bake on center rack of oven approx. 10 min. or until browned.
Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan on baking rack.
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: