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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

September 21, 2012 by Newsroom Editor

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

Filling:

  • ½ cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tbsp. butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Whoopie Pies:

  • 1 cup Florida Orange Juice
  • 1 (18 to 22-ounce) red velvet cake mix
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar

Impress your friends and family with our delicious homemade dessert made with Florida Orange Juice. Our Florida Orange Red Velvet Whoopie Pies are a great treat to bring to parties or separate out for easy gifts for family and friends.

Preparation:

Filling:

  1. Whip heavy cream to stiff peaks; reserve.Whoopie Pie Filling
  2. Combine cream cheese, sugar, butter and vanilla in mixing bowl; beat with the mixer until combined.Whoopie Pie Filling
  3. Fold reserved whipped cream into mixture.Whoopie Pie Filling
  4. Refrigerate until chilled.
  5. Just before using, mix gently by hand until soft.

Whoopie Pies:

  1. Pour Florida Orange Juice in small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Cook until reduced by ⅓. Remove from heat; reserve.
    Whoopie Pie Recipe
  2. Combine red velvet cake mix, reduced Florida Orange Juice, egg, butter, flour and vanilla; mix with wooden spoon until combined, being careful not to over mix.Whoopie Pie Recipe
  3. Form mixture into 24 (1½-in. diameter) balls; place on greased baking sheet, allowing space between for dough to spread.Whoopie Pie Recipe
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Bake in oven for 10 to 12 minutes, until cookies are set, but not crispy.
  6. Remove cookies from baking sheet with spatula; place on wire rack to cool completely.

To Assemble Whoopie Pies:

  1. Just before serving, spread 1 to 3 tablespoons of filling on flat side of 12 cookies; top with remaining cookies, flat side toward filling.
  2. Red Velvet Whoopie Pie
    Dust with powdered sugar; serve immediately.