I’ve posted pictures in the past of whoopie pies/Amish Sandwich cookies, but they were from a box. I decided to try my hand at homemade ones, and these are amazing! I only have a hand blender so it gave me a cramp to make these, but I want to make them all the time! They’re so good! I included the recipe for you all to try it too!

What you’ll need:
For the Cookie part:
2 18-1/4 oz packages of Devil’s Food cake mix
4 eggs, beaten
2/3 cup vegetable oil

For the Icing:

1 cup milk
5 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Beat together cake mixes, eggs, and oil, the dough will be very stiff (pictured below). 

2. Roll dough into one-inch balls; arrange on ungreased baking sheets. Flatted balls slightly; bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets for 3 minutes; remove to wire rack.

3. Combine milk and flour in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until thick. cover and refrigerate.  In a separate bowl, beat together butter, shortening, sugar and vanilla until creamy.  Add chilled milk mixture; beat for 10 minutes with an electric mixer on medium speed.
(It will end up looking like this picture below)
4. Spread icing on the bottom of a cookie; place another cookie on top. Repeat with remaining cookies and icing. Makes 4 dozen (although I made mine a little bigger on purpose, so it made about 2 dozen)

They were really soft and soooo very tasty and creamy.  Excellent to eat! I found out that after a couple days of having them sit out (under saran wrap) they still were soft and even BETTER tasting (since the icing settled a little, and no it wasn’t hard at all, in case you’re wondering).  

My taste testers!

He was a bit unprepared for this shot haha.

Join the conversation! 19 Comments

  1. I just love the name "Whoopie Pie." 

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  2. this is probably weird but i've never actually tried any kind of whoopie pie, so this would be interesting to make! http://www.flowerchildblog.com/

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  3. Oh my, whoopie pies are my favorite!!  That's one of the things I loved about living in central PA…on any given Saturday, you could go to the Farmer's Market and get homemade whoopie pies…mmm!  I just bookmarked this page, so I could try my hand with these.  Now that I moved an 1.5 hrs. north, they are no where to be found!  Yours looks divine:)  Happy weekend lovely gal!  xx Marisa

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  4. OK Victoria, the first few pictures made me hungry and the last two made me envious!Tim

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  5. That is a great shame about not being able to have them as often any longer. I usually buy them from fairs nearby, but they don't sell whoopie pies at the farmer markets here at all . . .I guess that's NJ for me. Whenever I am in Lancaster or in Amish country (upsate NY and such) I search out Amish whoopie pies! hehe. Now I don't have to!!!

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  6.  That's OK. My son is home from college this weekend and cooked up some spam and eggs and gave me an extra piece of fried spam, so I'm good.

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  7. Whoa those whoopie pies look soo good! I've just been looking for a good recipe and I think I may have found the right one. What camera do you use? Your pictures are really well staged. Please do check out my blog at horcruxesandhallows.blogspot.com

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  8. I use a Pentax K-100D but my lighting was awful that day. Thanks. They're really good!

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  9. These look AMAZING. I can't wait to try them. I've pinned this recipe on pinterest!

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  10. these look amazing! i bet they were as good as they loook!!

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  11. Finally!  A whoopie pie tutorial I can follow!  Love how you made it so understandable and seemingly doable.  =)  Have I told you how I love that blouse your wearing in your header? =)

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  12. these look delicious! I'm going to save the recipe and try it out on a rainy day 🙂

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  13. Let me know what you think of it after you try it.

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  14. Yuuuuum, this looks delish!!www.jerseyblogess.com

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  15. I am drooling. I used to just love the oatmeal creme pies! I wonder if these could be made with oatmeal? I will have to try these in a few weeks, Kyle LOVES desserts!

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About Victoria / Justice Pirate

Victoria. Anabaptist, Wife of Rob, Mom of two boys, minimalist, quilt maker, Resources Adviser/Social Media Manager for anti-human trafficking awareness organization Justice Network (justice-network.org).

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