Whoopie Pies

This is whoopie pie

Well they’re everywhere now. I used to have to explain what they are, more often since naming my dog after them. What a treat it was to come home from school to find that my Mom had made Whoopie pies. Well I hope that recipe wasn’t a secret because here it is…

Enjoy!

Whoopie Pies (as read directly from Mom’s recipe)

In a large bowl…

1 cup shortning

4 eggs (leave out 2 whites)

2/3 cup cocoa

2 cup sugar

Beat until creamy, add

1 cup milk

In separate bowl…

4 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

Add to creamy mixture alternating with 1 cup hot water

Beat well.

Using teaspoon, put on cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake 350 for 8 – 10 minutes.

Let cool and fill.

Filling

2 egg whites

4 tablespoons flour

4 tablespoons milk

2 teaspoons vanilla

4 cups 10x sugar ( powdered sugar)

1 cup shortening or margarine

Beat egg whites till fluffy. Add next ingredients and beat till creamy. Fill cookies

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