Chocolate Hazelnut Chai Whoopie Pies

Easy, unbelievably delicious, the flavours… you’ll just want to eat one after another! This recipe is egg free and easily made vegan if you use a plant based butter and Nutiva. It makes about 20 cookies (10 sandwiched), and the recipe is easily doubled if you want to serve them at a party or give them out as gifts. A quick bake with only ten minutes in the oven, these are sure to enhance your coffee break.

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If you liked these, then you may enjoy making these chocolate hazelnut muffins, or these chai almond cookies – both gluten-free!

Chocolate Hazelnut Chai Whoopie Pies

  • Prep time: 15
  • Bake time: 10
  • Yields: 10 Whoopie Pies or 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup butter (salted) or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon chai spice blend (cardamom, fennel & cinnamon)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate hazelnut spread

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  • In a medium bowl cream sugar, molasses and butter with an electric mixer until fluffy – about 3 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda & chai spice.
  • With a rubber spatula fold flour mixture into sugar mixture and mix until flour is completely incorporated.
  • Use a half tablespoon to scoop out round bits of dough and roll into balls.
  • Place on baking sheet 2” apart and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool completely. About 10 minutes.
  • Spread about a teaspoon of chocolate hazelnut spread onto half the cookies and take another cookie to sandwich it.
  • Enjoy!

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