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  November 29, 2023

4th of July Dessert Recipes - Red White and Blue Whoopie Cookies
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Red White and Blue Whoopie Cookies - Everyone will love these patriotic red and blue cookie cakes filled with marshmallow cream.

Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities


Red White and Blue Whoopie Cookies


  • 2 C of all purpose flour
  • 2 T unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/2 C + 1/4 C of butter, room temperature
  • 1 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1/2 C of buttermilk
  • 1/2 (1 oz.) bottle of red food coloring
  • 1/2 (1 oz.) bottle of blue food coloring
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (7 oz.) jar marshmallow cream


  1. Place the oven temperature at 375 and allow the oven to preheat.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl beat 1/2 C of butter with an electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds.
  5. Add the brown sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  6. Add the egg and the vanilla and beat until blended in well.
  7. Alternating between the flour mixture and buttermilk blend the ingredients together until combined.
  8. Divide the batter into half.
  9. With the food coloring tint on half of the batter red and the other half of the batter blue.
  10. Spoon the batter in 1 inch rounds 1/2 inch high on the prepared baking sheets leaving 1 inch between each round.
  11. Bake the cookies for 8 minutes or until the tops are set.
  12. Cool the cookies on the pans set on wire racks until completely cooled.
  13. Beat the remaining butter and cream cheese in a mixing bowl on medium speed until smooth.
  14. Fold the marshmallow cream into the mixture until mixed in well.
  15. Spread the mixture over the flat side of the blue cookies.
  16. Top with a red cookie flat side down.

Makes 60 cookies

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