Whoopie Pies

Whoopie Pies Recipe

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ginger skaggs


I was browsing through a cookbook from 1963 and found this recipe. It caught my eye so I had to try it. Everyone here in my house says it's a keeper. We thoroughly enjoyed them. I've written the instructions as they are written.

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30 Min
10 Min


1/2 cup melted fat (i used oil)
1 cup sugar
3 sq. melted chocolate( i used 3 t. cocoa powder)
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
2 1/2 cups flour
1 t. baking powder
1 t. soda
1/4 t. salt


4 t. flour (heaping)
1 cup of milk
1/2 cup butter
1 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup sugar
1 t. vanilla

How to Make Whoopie Pies


  • 1Mix sugar and shortening until fluffy.
  • 2Add melted chocolate and eggs.
  • 3Alternately add milk and flour sifted with baking powder, soda and salt. Drop by teaspoons on greased cookie sheet.
  • 4Bake at 350* for 10 minutes. Cool thoroughly.
  • 5FILLING: Cook four and milk until thick. It will look much like library paste. Cool.
  • 6Cream butter and shortening.
  • 7Add sugar and vanilla to shortening mixture and cream again.
  • 8Add flour mixture to shortening mixture.
  • 9Beat thoroughly with mixer until it is creamy.
  • 10Spread between two cookies making a top and bottom.
  • 11I had extra filling left over.

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About Whoopie Pies

Course/Dish: Cookies