For a quickie dessert this week, make a batch of Whoopie Pies

Family Feature - If you’re looking for an easy dessert to make this week, this Whoopie Pie recipe below is the perfect way to cap off weeknight meals. These won't last long, so you will probably want to make a couple of batches at a time. Whoopie Pies are also an awesome midday snack with a cup of hot chocolate or afternoon cup of coffee.

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Whoopie Pies


  • 1 box spice cake mix
  • 1 1/2 cups apple butter
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • How to put them together

    Heat oven to 350 F.

    Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

    In large bowl, whisk spice cake mix, apple butter, oil and eggs.

    With ice cream scoop or large tablespoon, spoon batter into rounded heaps, about 2-3 inches in diameter, onto parchment paper. Space spooned batter 2 inches apart.

    Bake 14 minutes. Let cool.

    In large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Add milk and vanilla; beat until blended.

    Frost flat sides of pie halves and place halves together.

    Refrigerate and store in sealed container.

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