Grill/Barbecue

Classic Whoopie Pie from Pennsylvania Grange Cookbook 1972

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April  1, 2019
Photo by jodiloves
Author Notes

Okay, so I know that this recipe is not healthy or Weight Watchers friendly, however these are so delicious! They remind me of childhood. A time when you could eat anything and not feel guilty! —jodiloves

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Serves 12
Ingredients
  • Cookies
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • Filling
  • 2 unbeaten egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 teaspoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 1 16 oz box powdered sugar (about 4 C)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°
  2. To make the cookies, mix together shortening, sugar, egg yolks and whole eggs. Mix in liquid ingredients until smooth, then add in remaining dry ingredients. Drop by the spoonful onto cookie sheet. Bake for 5-7 minutes until set*. Allow cookies to completely cool before spreading filling.
  3. To make the filling, beat together egg whites, vanilla, flour, powdered sugar, milk, shortening until smooth and fluffy. Add the box of powdered sugar and beat.
  4. Spread filling between two cookies and enjoy!
  5. *The recipe says to bake for 5 minutes, however it took my cookies 7 minutes to cook through.

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