Mimi's Whoopie Pies

Whoopie PiesIngredients: 

Cookie Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Crisco
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 6 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Filling Ingredients:

  • 1 pound confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 cup Crisco
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

Cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl cream together Crisco, sugar, and egg.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder, milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Add in the creamed mixture and stir just until combined.
  5. On a greased cookie sheet, place 2 TBS of the mixture at least 3 inches apart to allow for spreading.
  6. Bake until firm (usually 6 minutes).
  7. Transfer from cookie sheet to cooling rack and allow to cool completely.

Filling:

  1. Cream all ingredients together until well blended. Refrigerate.
  2. Assemble cookies using the desired amount of filling. Keep refrigerated.

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