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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies: Easy Valentines Day Treat

After preparing dinner early one day, I found myself craving. You know that feeling – you already know that after dinner, you’ll want something sweet. And, I had time to bake!

Let’s make Whoopie pies!!” I screamed.

The kids looked at me strange-like, as I waved around the new box of Betty Crocker Red Velvet Cake Mix above my head. They were excited to see Mom with a cake-mix box in hand, yet the ‘whoopie’ part of it confused them a little. I then realized that I haven’t made whoopie pies in many years, and the kids hadn’t tried them yet.

This was such a great idea!

The girls all helped me pour items into my mixer, using the simple instructions for making
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies. One thing to note, the rich red of the batter turned more of a brown color after baking. This is because you need to add in a box of instant chocolate pudding into the batter to make it thicker for ‘whoopie’ consistency. Not a big deal, but next time I’ll use this mix for cupcakes, just to see how red the cake turns out.

If you are a reader of my blog, you’ll know that I love my recipe for Cream Cheese Icing. And, this mix comes with Cream Cheese icing too. How does it fare when compared to my own recipe? Well played, Betty Crocker, well played. It’s delicious!

Get creative by adding sprinkles, icing designs – or make them using heart baking pan molds! Either way, it’s a delicious Valentines Day themed dessert – they really are love in mini-cake size!

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  1. I will have to give whoopie pies a try. I have never made them and I be the kids would love them. I have the cake mix, just need the pudding. I feel a PD project coming on.

    1. Lena, I won’t even say how ‘long’ they lasted. My plan was to save them for Valentine’s Day, guess I’ll be making more!

  2. These look delicious and sound pretty simple. I haven’t noticed the Betty Crocker mix with frosting in the store…I’ll have to run up tonight and see if they have this! Fun recipe!

  3. Ironically I just purchased a red velvet cake mix yesterday, hubby returning from out of town. Always look for interesting recipes that intrigue me – this does. My 8 year old will love helping me make these. Thanks for the recipe. Eva U

  4. I so could eat these right now just looking at the pic….why do you do this to me Tammi I’m trying to lose some weight…lol..Now I’m forced to make your recipe..hehehe

  5. These look so yummy! I have to come up with dairy and egg-free recipes. I bet I could do something similar to these!

  6. I just tried these last night and they were amazing! The first batch didn’t work, as I made a blunder, but the second batch was amazing!

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