Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Peppermint Whoopie Pies
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr 20 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
about 12 whoppie pies
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr 20 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
about 12 whoppie pies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven and preheat to 375 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and coat with cooking spray. Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Beat 6 tablespoons butter and the granulated sugar in a large bowl with a mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg and beat until combined. Reduce the mixer speed to low; beat in the flour mixture in two batches, alternating with the milk and vanilla, until just combined.

Arrange mounds of batter (about 1 heaping tablespoonful each) about 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets; shape into rounds with damp fingers. Bake, switching the pans halfway through, until the tops of the cookies spring back when pressed, 9 to 12 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to racks to cool completely.

Meanwhile, beat the remaining 6 tablespoons butter, the peppermint extract and the remaining pinch of salt in a large bowl with a mixer on medium speed until creamy, about 2 minutes. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread 1 1/2 tablespoons filling on the flat side of half of the cookies; sandwich with the remaining cookies. Roll the edges in the crushed candy canes.

Photograph by Levi Brown

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Apple Pie

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Pie Baked Apples

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Caramel Apple Pie

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Rustic Apple Pie with Dried Cherries

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Buckeyes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Blueberry Pie

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Butter Pie Crust

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lamb Shepherd's Pie

Recipe courtesy of Shauna James Ahern

Shepherd's Pie

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.