Whoopie Pies VIII

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Chocolate sandwich cookies with cream filling. I use reconstituted powdered egg whites for the filling instead of fresh since they won't be cooked.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Additional Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 cup sour milk

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups shortening

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract

  • 2 egg whites, beaten

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup of shortening and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla and sour milk. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt, stir into the creamed mixture. Stir together the baking soda and hot water then mix them into the batter last. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.

  3. Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm but not overbaked. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

  4. To make the filling: In a medium bowl, cream together the 1 1/2 cups shortening with the confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup of flour until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the milk and vanilla until well mixed, then fold in the egg whites. Sandwich at least 1 tablespoon of filling between the flat sides of two cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

292 Calories
15g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 292
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 3g
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 73mg 2%

* 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.