These whoopie pies are cake-like, but sturdy enough to keep their shape. The confectioners’ sugar based buttercream filling is flavored with stout.

INGREDIENTS of Chocolate Stout Whoopie Pies

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup stout
  • 2 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow creme

How To Make Chocolate Stout Whoopie Pies

  1. Heat oven and Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Beat brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg.
  4. Alternately add flour mixture and milk, then stout, mixing just until incorporated.
  5. The prepared baking sheets. Bake until tops are set and spring back when lightly pressed, 10 minutes.
  6. Let cool on baking sheets 5 minutes and let cool completely.
  7. While cookies cool, make filling: Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add confectioners’ sugar and beat until fluffy.
  9. Fold in marshmallow creme and beat until fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  10. Cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes before using.
  11. When ready to serve, spread filling onto half of cookies, then top with remaining cookies.