Whoopie Pies IV

Whoopie Pies IV

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"Chocolate cake cookies with a creamy filling."

Ingredients

servings 421 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 421 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.7g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 400 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. To Make Cookies: Cream together 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup shortening and 2 eggs.
  3. Sift together 4 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and cocoa. Add alternately the flour mixture to the creamed mixture with boiling water and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  4. Drop teaspoons sized pieces of dough onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. To Make Filling: Cook 5 1/2 tablespoons flour and 1 cup milk until thick. Let cool. Cream 1 cup shortening, 1 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add cooled flour mixture. Beat till creamy.
  6. Spread on the flat side of a cooled cookie and sandwich together with another cookie.
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This recipe is not for beginners -- my aunt gave me this recipe when I was a young mom, and I couldn't get them to turn out right -- I really thought she had left things out! She was famous for...

Incredible! Very rich, so make sure you don't make the cookies too large. I have made this recipe a number of times, and have always had success. One thing, however, is that the 2nd listing o...

I gave it four stars for the cake part but the creme was filled with way too much shortening. I made my own creme filling and after that they were great. I recommend the cake part for sure.