Vanilla Whoopie Pies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 20
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ cup (8 Tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup whole milk
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Take out 2 rimmed nonstick baking sheets and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, fully incorporating the first before adding the second.
  5. Mix in the vanilla extract.
  6. Alternate adding the dry ingredients with the milk in 3 additions, starting with the dry and ending with the milk.
  7. Portion out onto the baking sheets using a #60 (2-teaspoon) cookie scoop.
  8. Bake for 9-10 minutes, or until springy on top on very lightly browned on the edges.
  9. Let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
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