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Joe Louis

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"A friend of mine gave me this recipe.. My kids love them !! This recipe doubles and freezes well. Hint.. do not keep in an airtight container as they get too moist"
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30 m servings 391
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Add the egg yolks, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in the milk. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.
  3. To make the icing, combine the 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup of shortening, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla in a medium bowl and mix with an electric hand mixer. When the cookies are cool, make sandwiches out of 2 cookies with icing in between.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 391 calories; 17.9 55 4.4 56 317 Full nutrition

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I made the cookie portion of this recipe after reading the reviews, and they were wonderful (almost like the tops of chocolate cupcakes)!! I simply melted some white almond bark I had on hand a...

The cookies are super soft and moist, very cake like and delicious. The frosting, however, has a strange texture (I think because you use shortening instead of butter or margarine). It was also ...

A tasty treat for sure. Due to lactose intolerance I changed the milk to Unsweetened Almond Milk, used unsalted butter and sweetened cocoa powder. It turned out perfectly!! Using a cookie she...

Raw egg whites are not safe for kids!!!!! Outside cookie is good but I made a differnt filling