Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Recipe by Ellie Markovitch
Course: Dessert, Snack



The Whoopie Pie originated in Maine, and we are proud of it! This chocolate pie is filled with hot chocolate flavored cream. It’s the perfect summer time treat.


  • Pies
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 1/2 cups Maine Grains Pastry flour

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules

  • 1 cup milk

  • Filling
  • 1/2 cup soften butter

  • 2 tbsp of coconut sugar or preferred sweetener

  • 3/4 cup hot chocolate mix, homemade or of choice

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • pinch of salt

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extra

  • 2-4 tbsp of milk or cream if needed for desired consistency


  • Pies
  • Prep cookie sheets with a baking mat, parchment paper, or lightly grease.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars until fluffy.
  • Add the egg and continue beating.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and instant coffee.
  • Have the milk ready in a measuring cup
  • Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the milk in three auditions, until you obtain a homogenous batter.
  • Chill the dough for at least a few hours.
  • When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Drop batter by the tablespoon or cookie scoop (to make 56 cakes) onto prepared baking sheets. Leave 2 inches of space between each cake. Bake for 11 minutes or firm to the touch.
  • Let the cakes cool completely on a wire rack before assembling the whoopie pies. The cakes can be frozen
  • Filling
  • In a medium bowl, beat together butter, sugar until fully. Add hot chocolate mix, vanilla and beat until fluffy for 2-3 minutes. Add milk or cream as needed to obtain a nice consistency to spread.

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By Ellie Markovitch
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