Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Lucky Charms cereal adds an adorable touch to these green, frosting-filled whoopie pie treats!

Little Lucky Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 box butter recipe chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs

Frosting

  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure mint extract
  • Green food color
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup marshmallows from any size package Lucky Charms® cereal

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, and eggs on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  3. On a parchment lined baking sheet, drop heaping tablespoons of cake batter two inches apart.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean in the center of a cake.
  5. Allow cakes to cool on parchment for 10 minutes on a wire rack.
  6. In medium bowl, beat shortening and butter with electric mixer on high speed 3 minutes.
  7. Reduce speed to low and add granulated sugar, mint extract, food color and milk.
  8. Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until smooth.
  9. Spread a small spoonful of mint frosting between two cakes and decorate the edges with Lucky Charms® marshmallows.

Prep: 20 min | Total: 40 min | Yield: 2 dozen

Nutritional Information 1 Serving (1 Whoopie Pie) Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 30mg;Sodium 170mg;Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 19g),Protein 1g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0.00%; Vitamin C 0.00%; Calcium 4.00%; Iron 4.00%

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;1 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury