Here’s a treat for your Super Bowl party that will score big with your home team!
We can’t imagine a football fan that wouldn’t love these – Whoopie Pies are always a fan favorite! They’re easier than you think to make with the instructions below. The kicker is you’ll save money too, by avoiding the super marked-up store prices for themed-desserts. If you like these, you can check out more of Lauryn’s super ideas and her awesome baked products at BellaBaker.com or buy her book Sweet Gifts available nationwide!
Football Whoopie Pies – recipe from Lauryn Cohen – founder of Bella Baker
- 6 tablespoons (3 ounces) shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup milk
- 5 tablespoons cocoa
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350°. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg and vanilla, beating well until blended. In a bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda. Slowly beat in the flour mixture, alternating with milk, until blended. Using a cookie scoop, drop onto greased baking sheets. Then using a toothpick or butter knife to gently create points on either side of the circle, creating the shape of a football. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until firm. Cool on racks then fill with filling, below.
Cream Cheese Frosting
- 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature