POI PANCAKE MIX RED VELVET WHOOPIE PIES

Whoopie pies are a favorite snack and these decadent treats are made with Taro Brand Poi Pancake Mix.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups Taro Brand Poi Pancake Mix
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 egg
1 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup milk
2 teaspoons red food color

 

Filling:
4 ounces cream cheese softened
1/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar (icing sugar)

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees, line 2 large cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.

In a medium bowl, beat 2 butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Slowly add remaining cookie ingredients and beat until well combined. Drop by tablespoonful of dough onto cookie sheet, leaving 2 inches between each cookie. Lightly press dough for cookies with a crisscross pattern using a wet fork.

Bake for 8-10 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool completely.

Filling
Combine cream cheese with butter and beat together, add the remaining filling ingredients and beat well until smooth and creamy.

 

Assembly
For each whoopie pie, spread 1 generous dollop of filling on the bottom of 1 cookie and place a second cookie, bottom side down, on filling. Store in refrigerator until ready to eat.

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