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Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies With Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting

When it’s Valentine’s Day time — it’s hard to not be all about the sweet desserts, like these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting. Especially with all those resolutions we made to stay away from them. Somehow denying ourselves these sweet, delectable treats only intensifies the desire to indulge.

Or maybe that’s just me.

I don’t know.

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting right in the middle. So yummy!

But look at these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting. Don’t they look so good. Finishing off the whole dozen would be piece of cake for me.

But then I think about the time I’d have to spend at the gym burning it all off.

And then decide on just one.

Yep, one will do.

But really, deep down inside, one really isn’t enough. They’re mini whoopie pies, y’all!

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting right in the middle. So yummy!

Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies With Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring (true red, gel works best)
Frosting Ingredients:
  • ½ stick butter, softened
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow fluff
Special Cookware Needed:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray whoopie pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Using a stand mixer, combine butter and brown sugar, mix until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder in a separate bowl. Add the flour alternating with the buttermilk.
  4. Stir in food coloring.
  5. Add 2 tablespoons batter to each well in pan, do not overfill. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes, until tops are set and firm.
  6. Take out of the oven and set aside to cool completely, then add dollops of frosting to make the sandwiches.
  7. Eat right away or for an even better treat, refrigerate for an hour.
Frosting Instructions:
  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the marshmallow, butter and cream cheese until smooth.

What could be bad about Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting? You know, besides the calories and all?

If it wasn’t for those calories, y’all!

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting right in the middle. So yummy!

Since they’re mini-sized though, you don’t have to feel guilty about eating more than one.

Or at least that is what I tell myself.

It makes me feel a little bit better, at least.

Nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting right in the middle. So yummy!

But the best part of these Red Velvet Mini Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting is that on Valentine’s Day, none of the calories count! How awesome is that, y’all? But just be prepared, because they’ll catch back up with you on the 15th, unfortunately. But enjoy them anyway! They’re so good!

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About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

Comments

  1. 1

    Those look so good! A recipe like this is perfect for a Valentine’s Day treat. I think I’m going to make some of these for me and my husband for Valentine’s Day.

  2. 2

    These pies prove that anytime is the right time for making whoopie…. pies. 😉 Seriously, though. Those are awesome. I have to make them.

  3. 3
    Pam Wattenbarger says:

    My son would love these. Red velvet is his favorite kind of cake, so these whoopie pies would be right up his alley.

  4. 4

    I remember being able to buy these or something like them when I was younger. I always wondered what happened to them and why no one had a recipe for them. Thanks for sharing one! Now I can make these at home. Yay!

  5. 5

    These are too cute! I like that they can be used year round but are still perfect for Valentine’s Day as well.

  6. 6

    Hooray for red velvet, especially around Valentine’s Day. I bet these taste just as good as they look too!

  7. 7

    Oh these look delicious! I just love sweet treats for Valentine’s Day!

  8. 8

    This is the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day ANd I love that my kids can totally help me create these! They look absolutely scrumptious!

  9. 9

    These whoopie pies look irresistible! Thanks for sharing these Valentine’s goodies ideas!!

  10. 10

    These look colorful and yummy. And they work well with our upcoming season.

  11. 11

    Yum! Do these ever look delicious! I will have to give these a try. Never had a whoopie pie before, and these are just screaming my name!

  12. 12

    These look awesome! We love whoopie pies around here. Red velvet is the perfect way to go about making thees for valentine’s day too!

  13. 13

    If there is one thing that i love doing for fun, its baking! Especially for a holiday, i love to bake goodies and bring them to the neighbors and to work. I can’t wait to make these, especially the Whoopie Pies!

  14. 14

    Would be fun to make these and surprise my girls for Valentines day. They love to see a special treat waiting for them that morning or when they get home from school.

  15. 15

    What a fun treat to make for Valentine’s Day! I like that they’re mini sized.

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