Gather your ingredients and preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
Add your flour to a large bowl.
Add cocoa powder.
Add baking powder.
Add baking soda.
Add salt. Mix together and set aside.
Using a stand mixer or a hand mixer, add your sugar.
Add shortening and mix together until combined.
Add 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract.
Add milk. Mix until combined.
Slowly add your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients. Mix until thoroughly combined.
Using a ice cream scooper, scoop out mixture in tablespoon amounts and add to a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Make sure to leave 2 inches of space between cookies. Bake cookies for 6-7 minutes.
Using a stand mixer of hand mixer, add your cream cheese to a large bowl.
Add unsalted butter.
Mix together until mixture is light and fluffy. Add brown sugar.
Add a pinch of salt.
Add 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
Add powdered sugar. Mix until throughly combined.
Slowly mix in your mini chocolate chips.
Add 2-3 tablespoons of cookie dough dip on the bottom of a cookie. Then sandwich another cookie on top and lightly press. You can also add additional chocolate chips to the sides of your whoopie pies.
Best enjoyed with a tall glass of milk!
This recipe is inspired by: http://homemadehooplah.com/recipes/cookie-dough-whoopie-pies/
- 0.0c Unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2.0c All Purpose Flour
- 1.0tsp Baking Soda
- 0.0tsp Baking Powder
- 0.0tsp Salt
- 0.0c Vegetable Shortening
- 1.0c Granulated Sugar
- 1.0 Egg
- 1.0c Milk
- 2.0Tbsp Vanilla Extract
- 0.0c Unsalted Butter
- 8.0oz Cream Cheese
- 0.0c Light Brown Sugar
- 1.0pch Salt
- 1.0tsp Vanilla Extract
- 0.0c Powdered Sugar
- 0.0c Mini Chocolate Chips