Whoopie Pies II

Whoopie Pies II


"Cake-like cookies with a marshmallow filling."


servings 793 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 793 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 41 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 102.4g
  • 33%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 556 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. To Make Cookie: Cream together 1 cup shortening, 2 cups sugar, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  3. Sift together 4 cups flour, 1 cup cocoa, and 1 tsp salt. Add alternately to cream mixture with sour milk. Add 3 tsp baking soda to hot water and stir into mixture.
  4. Drop on cookie sheet and bake for about 7-10 minutes.
  5. To Make Filling: Cream together egg whites, 1 T vanilla, powdered sugar, 4 T flour, 4 T milk and 1 1/4 cup shortening.
  6. Beat together until fluffy. Spread between flat sides of cookies.
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  1. 15 Ratings


The cake part is delicious and the creme filling is light, though I'm nervous about raw egg whites in it. I took the photo of this dish. It was a huge success at work. Most were gone within an h...

This is the same recipe I have made for over 20 years.. my sons favorite, and as for the marshmellow comment... I laughed.. if you look at the ingredents in marshmellows.. its about the same, yo...

uh... It says "Marshmallow filling"... but... there's no call for marshmallow in the recipe. am i missing it?

I found recipe to be excellent! I've never ever made Whoopie Pies and geesh...why I hadn't before is beyond me. I didn't grease a baking sheet on this recipe. I used parchment paper and that mig...

These are absolutely delicious! The cakes made up better than I was expecting, they were pretty well perfect. It was unclear how large the drops needed to be on the cookie sheet and how far apar...

I love the "cakes" on this recipe...never fond of shorting fillings, even though that is traditional...I used a fluff recipe. I hate to see raters substitute ingred. and then rate it poorly..bak...

These little cakes are really good. They are very cakes, have a lot of chocolate flavor and are the perfect texture for whoopie pies. This recipe does make a lot, but that was fine for me. I use...

These where amazing,my cakes came out a little big and thick and I think I made more than 12. I am trying different pans to see if that was the reason, however everyone loved them anyway. I fol...

We have never made whoopie pies before and these are amazing! They are perfect cakes. I followed the advice on here and followed the recipe exactly (which does NOT call for baking powder). We di...