Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies

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Looking for a fun twist on a traditional Christmas dessert? These delicious Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies are the perfect treat to serve your family and friends this holiday season.

Since we’re celebrating Christmas in July here on the blog, I thought it would be fun to update and re-share this recipe for Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies.

They’ve definitely become a Christmas cookie favorite at our house, so I wanted to make sure that you get the change to share them with your family, too!

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Thanksgiving is just a few days away and you know what that means? It’s time to start planning for Christmas!

Since we’ve recently moved, I’m working up a whole bunch of new traditions for my little family and these Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies are just the start of my Christmas baking plans.

Peppermint Mocha Whoopie PiesI’ve got a recipe list as long as my arm and honestly, I probably won’t get to make them all this year.

But, I’m sure going to try.

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One of our biggest holiday traditions is decorating the house on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) and this year we are super anxious to get the holiday party started.

So, instead of decorating early, I’m channeling my energy and baking up a storm of delicious Christmas treats.

The kids are loving it, but I’m not sure my pants are quite as happy.

Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies 3These Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies were the first on my list and I’ve got to tell you…they are amazing…

Your family is going to love them!

I started with a basic Whoopie Pie recipe and then altered the ingredients to make it more festive. They came out better than I imagined and will likely become a standing recipe on my Christmas baking list.

Here’s the recipe –
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Yield: 9 cookies

Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies

Peppermint Mocha Whoopie Pies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Assembly Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

For the cookie:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup coffee, fresh brewed
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

For the filling:

  • 1 cup marshmallows, melted
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray or vegetable shortening.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
  4. Cream together brown sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl. Stir in egg.
  5. Sprinkle dry ingredients into the sugar mixture.
  6. Add milk, coffee and peppermint extra. Mix on low speed to combine.
  7. Use a medium cookie scoop to scoop batter onto baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove cookies from baking sheets and cool on a wire rack or a sheet of wax paper.
  9. Combine melted marshmallow, powdered sugar, butter and peppermint extract in a large bowl.
  10. Scoop filling onto the flat side of 1/2 the cookies. Top each with the remaining cookies.
  11. Roll whoopie pies into non perils or sprinkles to add some fun Christmas flair.

Enjoy!


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