Whoopie Pie Cookies

Whoopie Pie Cookies

Enjoy this chocolatey sandwich in cookie form with this recipe. Have the kids help to frost and give to friends!

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 40  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories120
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium75 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories120
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g9% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium75 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates17 g6% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk *
  • CREME FILLING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  • 2. Beat shortening and sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to shortening mixture. Drop by teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until cookies spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Prepare CREME FILLING. Place 2 cookies, flat sides together, with about 1 tablespoon filling. Makes about 36 filled cookies.
  • * To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.
  • CREME FILLING
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1-1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries, well drained (optional)
  • 1. Beat butter and shortening in medium bowl until creamy. Gradually add marshmallow creme, beating well.
  • 2. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla, beating until well blended. Stir in cherries, if desired. About 1-1/2 cups filling.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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