Simple Moon Pies Recipe (aka Whoopie Pies)

 I know you are thinking Moon Pies are usually smothered in chocolate but my girls just kept saying moon pies… so that is what we are calling them! Ha Ha! My oldest loved rolling the icing in frosting- but she loved eating them even more!

Serves: 20

Simple Moon Pies Recipe (aka Whoopie Pies)

15 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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  • Cookies:
  • 1 package (18 oz) of devils food cake mix
  • Frosting:
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 stick of butter, softened
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 c. powdered sugar


  1. To make the cakes: Prepare mix as directed on package except using only 3/4 cup of water. Drop batter onto greased cookie sheet in 2 1/2 to 3 inch circles. Bake at 350 until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (depending on your box instructions 8 to 15 minutes) Let cool.
  2. Frosting:
  3. Mix together cream cheese, butter, vanilla and powdered sugar until smooth. Spread onto cooled cookies and sandwich together.
  4. - I then took a small bowl of sprinkles and rolled the finished pies in it (just the frosting part)
Recipe adapted from allrecipes and sixsistersstuff

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