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Whoopie Pies I Recipe

Whoopie Pies I

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"Chocolate cake circles sandwiched with a creamy vanilla frosting-like filling."

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Original recipe makes 1 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. To Make Cookies: In a large bowl cream 1/2 cup of shortening , 1 cup sugar and 2 egg yolks. (Set egg whites aside for filling.) NOTE: If you don't want to use raw egg white in the filling, leave it out. Substitute 1 whole egg for the 2 egg yolks in the cookie recipe so you don't end up with leftover whites!!
  3. In a separate bowl sift together 2 cups flour, 5 T cocoa, 1 t baking powder, 1/2 t salt, 1 t baking soda. Add to other mixture alternately with milk, beating well. Add vanilla at the end.
  4. Drop by large spoonful on greased pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove to wire rack and cool completely.
  5. To Make Filling: Beat together 3/4 cup shortening, 2 cups confectioners' sugar, 2 egg whites and dash of salt till light. Add 1 tsp. vanilla.
  6. To assemble: Spread the flat side of one cookie circle with a spoonful of filling. Top with another.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 19, 2009

Warning...Only those with an Olympic class sweet tooth need attempt! They're good, but as per the recipe they are very sweet. The cookie is very good, light with a nice chocolate taste. The vanilla filling is not very stiff so don't use too much because it will just squeeze out the side when you bite into them. I also made some with peanut butter filling (half PB and half confectioner sugar). I couldn't eat more than two. I guess I could eat three if you dared me...four if you questioned my manhood...but I'd rather stop at two.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 27, 2004

I made these for Christmas and my husband did not like the taste of the cake

May 07, 2006

I dont know what the other reviewer was talking about but these are GREAT!!!The cookies were moist and chocolatey and the frosting is delsih.

Mar 25, 2008

I loved this recipe, I didnt change a thing. If the other reviwers husband didnt like this recipe to bad! Thats just his personal taste. There are alot of flavors I dont like but still may be in a good recipe. Dont let that stop you from trying this, its very good.

Sep 03, 2009

Classic whoopie pie! The only thing I changed was omitting the egg whites from the filling and adding about 2 Tb. of milk and an extra 1/4 cup of powdered sugar. Great recipe!

Mar 17, 2009

these are awesome!! the local bakery makes these all the time, and i just loved them, so when i tried these i was hoping they would be as good as the ones at the bakery and they are waaaay better!! i love the cake part it is so soft and fluffy. i live in high altitude so to get mine ti rise correctly i used 1 teaspoon baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda. they rose and didn't fall. they were just right. the frosting is creamy and light, although i made a few small changes. i made a lil extra frosting by just using a whole cup of shortning, and added more sugar. and after i mixed those together i added some heavy whipping cream, and it turned out so light and creamy i will make these changes in the future too. i highly recomend this recipe!! you will love it!!

Jan 10, 2011

This was an AMAZING recipe! I didn't change a thing. They were all gone in two days. I can't wait to make these again.

Mar 18, 2007

mmmmmm... Whoopie pies... This recipe was great - the cakes were PERFECT and the icing was really good too. I used one whole egg in the cake & no egg in the icing. So to make up for no egg whites, I added a little milk, which turned out to be too much so I added a little more sugar + some flour. The flour softened the very-sugary taste & I'll probably add flour next time as well. Such a good recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 873 kcal
  • 44%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 109.8 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 46.2 g
  • 71%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 527 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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