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  • READY IN 30 mins

Joe Louis

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"A friend of mine gave me this recipe.. My kids love them !! This recipe doubles and freezes well. Hint.. do not keep in an airtight container as they get too moist"

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Add the egg yolks, and vanilla; mix well. Stir in the milk. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.
  3. To make the icing, combine the 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup of shortening, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla in a medium bowl and mix with an electric hand mixer. When the cookies are cool, make sandwiches out of 2 cookies with icing in between.
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Jan 02, 2006

I made the cookie portion of this recipe after reading the reviews, and they were wonderful (almost like the tops of chocolate cupcakes)!! I simply melted some white almond bark I had on hand and put it in the middle of the two cookies. My family loved these!!

 
May 06, 2003

The cookies are super soft and moist, very cake like and delicious. The frosting, however, has a strange texture (I think because you use shortening instead of butter or margarine). It was also too soupy.

 

3 Ratings

Oct 24, 2004

Raw egg whites are not safe for kids!!!!! Outside cookie is good but I made a differnt filling

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 391 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 55 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 17.9 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

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

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