Tuesday Treats & Titles: Triple-Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Y’all know that I was pretty much born, bred, and raised in the south. Or the southwest, as the case may be, since I live west of the Mississippi. And growing up, I’ll admit that Whoppie Pies made me laugh. There’s just something about the name that makes me giggle a little. But it never kept me from wolfing one down when my dad would splurge. These are easy, yummy, and nostalgic.

Total Time: 51 Min.
Prep Time: 20 Min.
Cook Time: 31 Min.
16 servings

Treat yourself with a chocolatey spin on an old favorite. These Triple-Chocolate Whoopie Pies will be you and your family’s new favorite dessert!

What You Need
1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil’s food cake mix
1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
3 oz. BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup JET-PUFFED Marshmallow Creme
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed

Let’s Make It
1 – Heat oven to 350ºF.
2 – Prepare cake batter as directed on package except use 3/4 cup water. Stir in dry pudding mix and melted chocolate. Drop 2 Tbsp. batter, 2 inches apart, into 32 mounds on baking sheets.
3 – Bake 14 to 16 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out almost clean. Cool on baking sheets 3 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
4 – Beat cream cheese and marshmallow creme in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP.
5 – Place bottom sides of 2 cookies together for each whoopie pie, spreading about 2 Tbsp. COOL WHIP mixture between cookies.

Kitchen Tips
Tip 1 – Substitute: Use 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Chocolate Flavor Pudding

Tip 2 – Size Wise: Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.

Tip 3 – Substitute: Prepare using a red velvet or carrot cake mix.

You know the routine. CLICK OVER to My Food and Family for all the nutritional details. Several of my characters are also have southern roots, including ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighter) Kit Carson. Her mate, Homeland Security Investigator Derek Alexander, loves when she bakes. He’s been known to make all sorts of sexy promises to get her into the kitchen. They meet in the middle of a plane crash scene and things spiral out of control in CRASH AND BURN. If you’re interested in their story, just click on either of the pics with the cover or the title. You can read it for free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. What about y’all? Do you have a favorite childhood treat?

About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of several award-winning series--Moonstruck, Nightriders MC, The Penumbra Papers, and Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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