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Whoopee Pie Recipe

This classic recipe is more cookie then pie but it is all delicious. The cookie sandwich is better then any cookie I have every had.—Jean Griggs, Clevelan, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • COOKIES:
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Enough milk to make mixture spreadable

Directions

  • 1. For cookies, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the milk and vanilla. Gradually add the flour, cocoa, soda and salt. Drop 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes. (If cookies rise too much, press down with spatula.)
  • 2. Remove to wire racks to cool. Combine filling ingredients. Spread filling on the bottom of half of the cookies. Top with the remaining cookies. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 155 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.