Football Whoopie Pies

Whether you’re tuning into a new game or re-watching a favorite, these football-shaped cakes are sure to get the whole family in the game day spirit. Creamy marshmallow cream paired with mini chocolate cake-cookies are match made in heaven.

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Football Whoopie Pies

  • Author: Kirsten Gjesdal

Description

These football-shaped whoopie pies are the perfect treat for game day!


Ingredients

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For the Cakes:

  • ½ cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons Baking Soda
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Milk, room temperature

For the Filling:

  • ¾ cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 jar Marshmallow Fluff, 7 oz
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 23 tablespoons Cream

Instructions

To make the cakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Prepare 3 baking sheets with parchment or a silpat liner.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar and pale and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture alternately with the milk, in 2 additions each. Mix on low for 1 minute to make sure everything is combined.
  4. Scoop batter into a large piping bag fit with a small to medium piping tip. Pipe batter into oblong football shapes, about 2 inches long, leaving about 1 inch of space between each.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the cakes spring back when touched. Let cool completely.

To make the frosting:

  1. In a large bowl, beat together butter and marshmallow fluff until well combined and smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar, add cream as needed if the frosting becomes too stiff.

Assembly:

  1. Pipe or spread frosting on the back sides of half of the cakes, reserving about ½ cup of the frosting for the stitching decoration. Top each with another cake. Pipe football stitching on tops and serve!

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