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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mini-Pies

Whoopie Pie pan needed for this recipe. If you don't have one, you can use a muffin pan or just make plain ole chocolate chip cookies!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: cookies
Author: Hip Foodie Mom; adapted from the NY Times CCC Recipe


  • 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons cake flour
  • 1 2/3 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 1/2 sticks 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi-sweet and 1 cup milk chocolate chip morsels
  • Sea salt to sprinkle on top optional, but highly recommended!


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Set aside.
  • Using a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugars together until very light, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla. Reduce speed to low, add dry ingredients and mix until just combined, for about 5 -10 seconds. Mix in chocolate morsels.
  • Scoop mounds of dough (about 1.5-2 tablespoons worth) into each cavity in the pan. Sprinkle lightly with sea salt and bake until golden brown but still soft, about 15-17 minutes (depending on how much you scoop out; just check the cookies).