Whoopie Pies IV

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Chocolate cake cookies with a creamy filling.

1
Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 5 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup milk

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

421 Calories
19g Fat
60g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 421
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.