Whoopsie Pies Recipe

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Whoopsie Pies

Mary Beam

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@ciaoitalia

Maine whoopie pies. Supposedly the birthplace. I'll go with it. I'm a born and raised Mainiac and have always used this recipe.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening, divided
1 c
sugar
2
eggs, separated
5 Tbsp
cocoa
2 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/4 tsp
salt, divided
1 c
milk
2 tsp
vanilla, divided
2 c
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream 1/2 cup of shortening and reguarl sugar together.
2
Add the 2 egg yolks and mix until light colored
3
In another bowl, sift together the cocoa, flour, baking powder, soda and 1 tsp salt.
4
Mix the milk and 1 tsp of vanilla. Add alternately to the creamed mixture with the dry ingredients, mixing in between.
5
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased (I prefer to use parchment paper) cookie sheet(s). Make an even amount. You need to cookies for each Whoopsie!
6
Bake at 375 degrees for about 8 to 10 minutes. Depends on how big of a cookie you want to make.
7
While the cookies are cooling, make the filling by first beating the egg whites until stiff. Fold in a bit of the confectioner's sugar. Cream the 1/2 cup of shortening, then add the rest of the confectioner's sugar to the shortening. Add the 1/4 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of vanilla.
8
Fold in the beaten egg whites.
9
Put your cooled cookies together with filling and wrap in waxed paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids