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Easy Green Whoopie Pies Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

The kids and I decided we’d try our hand at making this green whoopie pies recipe in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day!

Easy Green Whoopie Pies Recipe for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day green desserts

Are you looking for fun ideas for green desserts for St. Patrick’s Day? 

These green whoopie pies are extremely simple to make. All you have to do is bake small cake rounds and fill them with the creamy frosting of your choice.

St Patrick's Day Green Whoopie Pies recipe

We tinted white cake mix with green food coloring, this was especially fun for the kids to make a green cake! If you are looking to enhance your St. Patrick’s Day festivities, our easy green whoopie pies recipe is the way to go. Learn how to make whoopie pies…

St. Patty’s Day Green Whoopie Pies


  • 1 box Betty Crocker white cake mix, plus the ingredients to prepare
  • McCormicks green food coloring extract
  • 2 cans of frosting, your choice (we used chocolate!)

bake green whoopie pies for St. Patrick's Day

Whoopie pies recipe with cake mix

Prepare your cake mix as directed. Add about 50 drops of McCormick’s green food coloring extract to the mixture and stir until completely mixed. Grab a greased cookie sheet and SLOWLY pour cake the green batter into equal sized rounds. I emphasize slowly because the batter runs quickly, start small as the batter will spread. Mine came out pretty big, I wish they were smaller. Bake for about 10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool.

Liberally frost one of your whoopie pie halves on the flat side. Take another half and sandwich it on top of the frosting. At this point, you’re basically done, but you can add sprinkles and other fun garnish. You’re in whoopie pie heaven, such a delicious St. Patrick’s Day dessert!

Green Whoopie Pies for St Patricks Day

Enjoy this tasty St. Patty’s Day green dessert!

These green whoopie pies turned out to be so  good! I also made cute little shamrocks with my heart shaped cutter from FunBites. Just 3 little hearts (or 4 for good luck) can make such cute serving decor. I hope you like my St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Enjoy!

Grab free printable coloring sheets, games activities for kids for St. Patrick’s Day!

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