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Whoopie Pies

junio 24, 2022

These are chocolate cake circles sandwiched with creamy vanilla frosting-like filling, they are a quick meal and they taste amazing!

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cook: 15 mins 

Servings: 6


  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4  cup shortening
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

Step 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!!

Step 3.
In a separate bowl, sift together 2 cups of flour, 5 T cocoa, 1 t baking powder, 1/2 t salt, 1 t baking soda. Add to another mixture alternately with milk, beating well. Add vanilla at the end.

Step 4.
Drop by large spoonful on a greased pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely.

Step 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.

Step 6.
To assemble: Spread the flat side of one cookie circle with a spoonful of filling. Top with another.