Tasty Funfetti whoopie pies #christmas #snack

These Funfetti Whoopie Pies bring a whole rainbow of colors and sprinkles to the traditional whoopie pie recipe! Some may call them Unicorn Whoopie Pies or Rainbow Whoopie Pies, but I just call them delicious! Cake-like sandwich cookies filled with cream – Count me in!

Ingredients

Whoopie Pies

  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup funfetti sprinkles
  • 1 box french vanilla cake mix

Frosting

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • blue, pink and purple food gel
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup powder sugar

Instructions

Whoopie pies:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • In a standing mixer or electric hand mixer, combine all ingredients, in a large bowl, except the sprinkles and mix until combined and smooth
  • Using a rubber spatula, mix in the sprinkles
  • Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out some dough and roll it into a ball
  • Place dough ball onto the cookie sheet and lightly push down into a thick disk
  • Repeat steps with remaining dough
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  • Once baked, set aside and allow to cool completely on a wire rack

Frosting:

  • Using the mixer, combine all ingredient except the food gel.
  • Mix on medium speed until creamy and stiff with peaks
  • Split the frosting into 3 bowls and add a few drops of the food coloring into a bowl each.
  • Mix the frosting until the color is completely mixed.
  • Scoop the frosting into piping bags and cut the tips off
  • Pair up the cookies
  • Using the bottom of one cookie, pipe a small dollop of frosting on the flat side, sandwich the cookies and enjoy!