S’mores Whoopie Pies

S’mores Whoopie Pies

Have you noticed that whoopie pies have become all the rage lately? First cupcakes became tres chic and began an empire-like rule over entire bakeries and cookbooks. Well, move over cupcakes, whoopie pies are trying to steal your thunder. From the classic chocolate and marshmallow fluff to gourmet and savory varieties, the sky is the limit when it comes to flavor combinations. Throw in that they are portable and easy to eat without a plate or silverware (just like cupcakes) and you can begin to see why they have become so popular.

Ingredients

  • For the Graham Cracker Whoopie:
  • 1½ cups graham flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Classic Marshmallow Filling:
  • 1½ cups Marshmallow Fluff (or other prepared marshmallow cream, which will do in a pinch)
  • 1¼ cups vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • For the Chocolate Ganache Filling:
  • 8 ounces milk chocolate chips (or solid chocolate, finely chopped)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
Read the whole recipe on Brown Eyed Baker