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Moon Pies

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Ingredients

32 m servings 325 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 1/2 dozen)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. In a small bowl, stir together the cocoa and boiling water. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together 1/2 cup shortening and white sugar. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla extract and cocoa mixture. Combine 2 2/3 cups flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the sugar mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. To make the filling: In a small saucepan, stir together remaining flour and pinch of salt. Gradually whisk in the milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thick, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and refrigerate. In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup of shortening and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add the vanilla and the milk mixture and beat until fluffy. Sandwich filling between cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 325 calories; 15.6 g fat; 43.9 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g protein; 22 mg cholesterol; 144 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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while baking the batter from a different moon pie recipe, i suddenly realized that i didn't have the incredients for the marshmallow filling. i didn't want to waste the batter so i searched "al...

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Maybe others will have a better result. For me, I found it difficult to follow the directions, particularly after doubling the recipe, but the text of the recipe didn't likewise adjust. The fros...

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while baking the batter from a different moon pie recipe, i suddenly realized that i didn't have the incredients for the marshmallow filling. i didn't want to waste the batter so i searched "al...

Maybe others will have a better result. For me, I found it difficult to follow the directions, particularly after doubling the recipe, but the text of the recipe didn't likewise adjust. The fros...

Just o.k. Cookie part was a bit bland and so was the filling. I might try it with butter and see if that helps.

I was looking forward to making this recipe simply because i'm from the south where moonpies are plentiful. This recipe is actually for a whoopie pie. I followed the recipe as is. The cookie was...

Aren't these whoopie pies...moon pie has graham cookies, using graham flour to make a graham cracker cookie, filled with marshmellow and dipped in chocolate. That is a moon pie. These are whoo...

The filling turned into liquid.