Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

These chocolate Whoopie Pies are filled with the most delicious Peanut Butter Cup Frosting!  It’s a simple filling made with crushed peanut butter cups!

These are innocent looking whoopie pies…

simple enough…

normal enough…

 

But they are a little like me.  You gotta bite them to unleash the insanity.

Wait, that was weird.

Not what I meant.

Ummmm…

 

Anywayyyyy…

What I mean is they look normal and sweet.  Then you check out their guts, and it’s ON.

And by guts I mean frosting.

Because doesn’t everyone mean frosting when they talk about guts?

I am so sorry right now.

 

Anyhow.  Blend up some peanut butter cups, add it into a sweet butter frosting and you have the most amazing whoopie pie filling everrrrr.

The idea for these is like my M&M Cupcakes (you need to make those to, by the way).

 

Anyway, I’m calling these “blizzard” whoopie pies, because you can mix in your favorite candy in place of the peanut butter cups, if you want to change it up.

 

The trick is pulverizing the candy, because mixing it like that in the frosting flavors it just like the candy, as opposed to frosting with chunks of candy…which is also good, but chunks are NO BUENO when trying to pipe frosting.

Clog city.

 

So anyway, before I use another word like CLOG in my FOOD post let’s talk about these…

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

Grab some peanut butter cups…

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

ANd blend the heck out of them, until they are almost a paste.

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

Plop that in some butter that you creamed…and then add in some powdered sugar!

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

Next up make your whoopie pies…

I used my favorite chocolate whoopie pie recipe…

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie PiesThen fill you frosting into a zip-top bag with the corner cut off, or a piping bag fitted with a large tip, and fill your whoopie pies..

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

That’s it!  LOVE these!

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

Can’t wait to play around with filling ideas!

Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard Whoopie Pies

CLICK HERE FOR MY CHOCOLATE WHOOPIE PIE RECIPES

 

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Peanut Butter Cup Frosting

  • Author: Cookies & Cups

Ingredients:

  • 16 regular sized peanut butter cups
  • 3/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions:

  1. In blender or food processor pulverize the peanut butter cups until they are crumbly paste consistency. You don’t want any chunks.
  2. In bowl of stand mixer beat butter until smooth. Add in peanut butter cup mixture and beat until evenly combined.
  3. Turn mixer to low and add in powdered sugar. Turn mixer up and beat until combined evenly and fluffy.

Notes:

I made this frosting on the thick side because I am uing it in a whoopie pie, but if you prefer it to be a little softer, add in 1-2 Tbsp of milk or heavy cream.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Cindi
Cindi

i used to frost my Whoopie pies by applying it with an offset icing spatula. The cookies would get all messy. But I hated to have to get a pastry bag all set just to do a batch of cookies. Brainstorm one night while doing 100 Whoopie pies for a party…I use a small cookie scoop and plop it right in the middle of the cookie and then set the top on and just press lightly. Nice and perfect looking whoopsies!

Karen @ Sugartown Sweets

I absolutely love your site on the average everyday basis..but when you start talking peanut butter AND chocolate..oh my!! Your photographs of these amazing looking whoopies are fabulous. 🙂

Liz @ Tip Top Shape

Oohhhh these look delightful!!!

Laura @ Lauras Baking Talent

PB cup frosting. That is AMAZING… I don’t think it gets any better than that 🙂

Deborah Pucci

I love P.B. Cups, these sound delicious!

ColleenB.
ColleenB.

These look Amazing.
Thank you

tahnycooks

Ahhhh….good O’ peanut butter never fails for a perfect dessert every time. Beautiful cookies!

Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie

I have been meaning to make a pb and choc whoopie pie for a long time now. These look particularly delicious.

Alice
Alice

I am just rolling right now with laughter…your blog has seriously got to be the funniest I read…thank you for being you! ROFL…really, thank you.

Erin | The Law Student

OK, the chocolate whoopie pie part looks fab, but will you judge if I just go at that entire bowl of frosting with a jumbo-sized spoon?

Maria

Love the blizzard frosting. And now I want DQ and these cookies. Sigh.

Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective

Oh, my goodness! You’ve done it again, Shelly! Made something totally fantastic that I would not be able to resist! 🙂

Maegan @ The BakerMama
Maegan @ The BakerMama

Blizzard frosting is BRILLIANT!!! I can’t wait to try it and play around with the endless “mix-in” possibilities!

Belinda @themoonblushbaker

really this has to the easiest way to frosting heaven! can not wait to try!

Averie @ Averie Cooks

Omg. Peanut Butter Cup Frosting. THAT is genius!!! I really want to eat that for dinner! 🙂

Tieghan Gerard

And I though my Reese’s post for tomorrow was! Yeah, this is better! You blender Reese’s for crying out loud. INSANE!
Love these!! 🙂

Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet

These are like a dream come true! I want to eat that frosting with a spoon!!

Lynae
Lynae

Well, we all know what I’ll be making on Saturday, now don’t we? If I can wait that long.

Do you write notes to excuse people from work? “I’m sorry, Lynae can’t go to work today as she has a peanut butter whoopie pie emergency.”

Tracy | Pale Yellow

Why not pulverize all your favorite candy into frostings?!?! Fantastic plan, these look absolutely amazing!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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