Earth Day Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies (adaptive from Wild Whoopie Blueberry Pies- Sinful Nutrition)

Sandwich Cookies

  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup frozen wild blueberries, thawed
  • Zest and Juice of one lemon

Frosting:

  • 8 ounces reduced -fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or baking mat.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl or stand mixer, beat sugar, butter, and canola oil together until light and fluffy.
  5. Add egg, vanilla, and lemon zest and mix to combine.
  6. Using a blender, blender together milk, blueberries and lemon juice until smooth.
  7. Add 1/3 of flour mixture to wet ingredients, followed by ½ of milk, and mix to combine. Repeat one more time, beginning and ended with flour.
  8. Scoop batter, using small ice cream scoop, one at a time into 12-16 circles about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
  9. Chill in freezer for 15 minutes, or 30 minutes in refrigerator.
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until firm. Let cool completely before adding frosting.
  11. To prepare frosting, mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  12. Flip over sandwich cookies, and add frosting evenly to 6-8 of the rounds.
  13. Top with remaining rounds and serve.
  14. Devour and enjoy!!
Step be step video on making Whoopie pies

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