Homemade Moon Pies Recipe

Homemade Moon Pies Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Did you know that making moon pies at home is super easy? Yes, it is! All you need is 8 ingredients to make Todd’s Kitchen‘s homemade moon pies recipe. It tastes exactly like your favorite snack or might be even better. The marshmallow is sandwiched between two cookies and then coated in rich melted chocolate. The cookies have a crunchy and crumbly texture that is perfect with the thick chocolate coating. I am sure you won’t be able to resist these treats.


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To make this moon pie copycat recipe at home, you will need butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla extract, flour, salt, marshmallow fluff, and chocolate. Everyone will love this treat, especially the kids. This old-fashioned cookie recipe is surely a must-try!

For more chocolate treats, try these Double Chocolate Fudge Cookies or these 6-Ingredient Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Recipe.

Easy Homemade Moon Pies Recipe

  • 1 cup of butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups of flour
  • pinch of salt
  • marshmallow fluff
  • melted chocolate

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How to Make Homemade Moon Pies

Step 1:

In a large bowl, add 1 cup of softened better and beat for 3 to 4 minutes until creamy.

Step 2:

Add the browned sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

Step 3:

Add 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Mix until well combined.

Step 4:

Fold in 2 1/4 cups of regular plain flour until just combined. Cover and place in the fridge for half an hour to firm it up.

Easy Homemade Moon Pies Recipe
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Step 5:

After half an hour, place on your working surface and roll it out until it is 2 1/2″ thick.

Step 6:

Using a cookie cutter, cut the flattened dough and place in a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 7:

Place inside a 350F preheated oven and bake for 12 minutes just until they start to slowly brown on the outside. Once done baking, let it cool for  awhile.

Step 8:

Grab the marshmallow fluff and spread onto the bottom a cookie, then place another cookie on top just like a sandwich.

Step 9:

Cover each moon pie with the melted chocolate. Place in the fridge for 20 minutes or until the chocolate has set. Serve and enjoy!

How to Make Homemade Moon Pies
Image by Todd’s Kitchen via YouTube

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