Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies

From MARTHA WHITE
Makes 16 servings

“WHOOPIE”

 


INGREDIENTS

2 (7.4 ounce) packages MARTHA WHITE Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix
1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

FILLING
6 large marshmallows
4 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons milk
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


DIRECTIONS
1.HEAT oven to 350 degrees. Coat baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Stir together muffin mix and brown sugar in large bowl. Stir in 4 tablespoons butter, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well blended.


2.ROLL dough by heaping teaspoonfuls into balls. Place on baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. (Do not overbake.) Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to cooking rack. Cool completely.


3.PLACE marshmallows, 4 tablespoons butter, and milk in medium heavy saucepan over low heat. Stir until marshmallows are melted, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Sift together powdered sugar and cocoa. Stir into marshmallow mixture until smooth and satiny. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread a scant tablespoon of filling on flat side of cookie. Top with another cookie. Repeat with remaining cookies.


4.For Fluffy Chocolate Chip Whoopie Pies: Make cookies and cool as directed. Place half of cookies, flat side up, on a baking sheet. Place one large marshmallow on each cookie. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. For 3 to 4 minutes, or until marshmallows are light golden brown. Remove from oven and top each cookie with another cookie, pressing gently. If desired, garnish the marshmallow filling with chocolate chips.

 


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