In my home, we love to bake. We also love to celebrate. It’s just the way I’ve raised my boys. We celebrate special occasions. We celebrate everyday occasions. We simply celebrate. Because celebration is a way of life in my home, it’s important for me to have an arsenal of quick and easy recipes that we can whip up together for any number of occasions. While my guys love a good cake and are crazy about cupcakes, during the warm summer months there is nothing they like better than helping me whip up my Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies made with Pillsbury™ Filled Pastry Bags from Walmart. This simple yet festive creation is as much fun to make as it is to eat and the best part is, it’s crazy easy! Read on to find out our shortcuts to whipping up these celebration worthy Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies so that you can make them tonight!
I’ll be truthful, there is never a bad time to bake in my home. However, when we can take baking and make it simple and STILL come up with a totally amazing creation, well that’s worth getting excited about. You see, I’d probably bake much more often with the boys if creating those special treats didn’t get so messy….if it was just easier. Well, guess what? Now it is! Thanks to Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags at Walmart, creation and clean up of these Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies is a breeze! Let’s get started making them!
- 1 Pillsbury™ Filled Pastry Bag in Vanilla
- 1 Box of Pillsbury™ Funfetti® Cake Mix
- 3 Large Eggs
- ½ Cup of Vegetable Oil
- ¾ Cups of Water
- 4 Ounces of Vanilla Pudding Mix
- Colorful Sprinkles
- Add the Funfetti® cake mix, eggs, water, vegetable oil and pudding mix to the blender.
- Mix until smooth.
- Spoon mixture into Whoopie Pie pan or pips in circles onto a linked backing sheet.
- Bake on 350 for 10-12 minutes.
- Place on a cooling sheet and let them cool completely.
- Pipe Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bag in Vanilla directly onto bottom of one side of Whoopie Pie.
- Add the top of the Whoopie Pie and gently push down.
- Add sprinkles to the sides and top.
- Celebrate and Enjoy!
Over the years when I’ve made Whoopie Pies, it’s been time consuming and messy. But these Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies are the exact opposite of that! In fact, they are actually fun to make! To start, I mixed together my Pillsbury Funfetti® cake mix, eggs, water, vegetable oil and pudding mix in my blender until it was smooth and creamy.
As soon as my batter was ready, I pulled out my Whoopie Pie pan and let my littlest use an ice cream scoop to fill each opening about two thirds of the way full.
After gently tapping my pan to level out the batter, I placed in into the oven on 350 degrees for about ten minutes, checking the center with a toothpick often to ensure that my Whoopie Pie pieces were done but not overcooked. As soon as they were cooked perfectly, I removed them from the oven and allowed them to cool completely. Once they were cool, it was time to assemble my Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies. Now, this was where things got really awesome! I didn’t have to make filling for the center and I didn’t even have to scoop it out of a can into one of my piping bags. With Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags that are found in the frosting section of the baking aisle at Walmart, everything was already done for me! My piping bag was ready and the tip was already in place, allowing me to make something special with the help of my boys with very little effort!
After my oldest did his best job of using the Pillsbury Filled Pasty Bag in Vanilla to add just the right amount of filling, I simply added the top to my Quick and Easy Whoopie Pie and they were ALMOST perfect!
Since I’m a believer that every celebration needs a little color, I grabbed out some sprinkles and added them to the sides of the filling as well as the top of my Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies. In just minutes, we had all 12 Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies assembled to perfection and were able to simply toss the empty Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bag into the trash so there wasn’t even much clean up needed! In less than 30 minutes, we were able to create a truly celebration worthy treat all thanks to easy to use Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags that are new at Walmart!
Not only did each of our Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies look amazing but they had the mouthwatering taste that Pillsbury delivers time and time again! After whipping up this fun and easy treat, I’ve decided that I will never look at frosting the same! And I’ll never struggle with all the work that getting perfect frosting can require. Instead, I’ll continue making Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies the simply amazing way with help from Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags!
Are you ready to take those summer celebrations and make them delicious? If you are, I encourage you to pick up Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags at Walmart! Available in Vanilla, Chocolate and Cream Cheese varieties, these pre-filled bags come with the perfect piping tool already attached, and are a must-have for turning baking into a family affair! Whether you whip up my Quick and Easy Whoopie Pies (which I HIGHLY recommend you try) or come up with your own creation, be sure to start with Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags!
Now tell me, what’s your favorite baked treat that will now be easier to make thanks to Pillsbury Filled Pastry Bags?