This Red, White, and Blue Whoopie Pie Recipe is festive, flavorful, and EASY! 9 ingredients is all you need for these cake mix whoopie pies.
For the Cookies:
1box white cake mix
1small, 3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
8tablespoons1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
2large eggs, room temperature
Red and Blue food coloring
Red, white, and blue sprinkles
For the Filling:
8ouncescream cheese, softened
Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350°. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine cake mix and vanilla pudding. Add the butter and eggs; beat until combined. Dough will be thick.
Divide the batter in half. Color one half blue, and the other half red, mixing until one solid color with no streaks.
Drop by tablespoons of batter onto the prepared baking sheets at least 2 inches apart.
Bake one sheet at a time for about 10 minutes each, or until the rounds spring back when pressed gently. Remove from the oven and let the cakes cool in the baking sheet for 3 minutes before transferring them to a rack to cool completely.
To make the filling: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together the cream cheese and powdered sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-5 minutes. Add vanilla and beat until combined.
Using a knife or spoon, spread the filling onto the ﬂat side of a cooled cake. Top with another cake, flat side down. Sprinkle edges of the frosting with sprinkles. Repeat with remaining cookies. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Allow to return to room temperature before serving.