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Chocolate Cherry Whoopie Pies

An easy and delicious whoopie pie recipe made easy with packaged ingredients.
Course Desserts, Snack
Cuisine All-American
Keyword cherries, Chocolate, chocolate cake mix, maraschino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 15.25 oz box Devil's Food cake mix
  • 3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1- 4 serving size box chocolate fudge instant pudding and pie filling
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1- 7 oz container marshmallow fluff
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped maraschino cherries


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Combine the Devil's food cake mix, water, vegetable oil, eggs, and pudding mix in a large mixer bowl. Beat on medium until well blended. Make 18 evenly sized scoopfuls of batter on Silpat-lined baking sheets. Form a round shape.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, depending on the size of the batter circles. Let fully cool before decorating.
  • Make filling:
  • Beat butter until very creamy. Slowly add in powdered sugar and continue beating until combined. Add vanilla and fluff. Mix in cherry juice adding more if desired. Carefully mix in chopped cherries.
  • Frost flat side of one whoopie pie. Place another whoopie pie, flat side down on top to the filling, pressing down lightly.
  • Wrap whoopie pies individually in plastic wrap. Store in the refrigerator.