White Chocolate Mint Whoopie Pies

Total Time
54mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 9 mins

Butter Up the Holidays Idaho Dessert Winner 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. For Cookies: Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat together sugar, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well combined. Stir in milk. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed.
  4. Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake until edges appear set, 7 to 9 minutes. Cool on pan 1 minute. Remove to wire rack and cool completely.
  6. For White Chocolate Mint Buttercream Filling: Combine white chocolate and 3 tablespoons cream in microwave-safe bowl. Heat for one minute at medium (50%) power, stirring at 30-second intervals until melted and smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  7. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixture on medium speed until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, the remaining 2 tablespoons heavy cream, mint extract, vanilla and salt on low speed until blended.
  8. To assemble, spread the bottom sides of half the cookies with the White Chocolate Mint Buttercream Filling. Top with the remaining cookies, bottom sides down; press gently together. Sprinkle the edges of the buttercream with crushed peppermint candies.