• Thu, Jun 28 2007

Whoopie Pies

By request, my whoopie pie recipe. I don’t claim they’re healthy in any way and I don’t make them often, but they’re a big hit when I do.

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Whoopie Pies

2/3 c shortening
3/4 c sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2-1/4 c flour
1 c Quik chocolate drink mix
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 c milk

Cream together shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla. Mix together flour, chocolate mix, salt and baking soda in a separate bowl, add to creamed mixture, then add milk. Add by tablespoonful to parchment covered baking sheet, bake at 400 degrees for 8 minutes.


2 c powdered sugar
1 egg white
1/2 c shortening
1 Tb butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tb flour
2 Tb milk

Mix together fast until light and fluffy. Assemble cookies. Makes about 18 cookies.

Although I know the chances of getting sick from it are extremely low I don’t feel comfortable using the raw egg white for the filling, so I add a little bit more milk to the mixture instead and it seems to work just fine. One of my seven year-olds calls these cupcake top cookies.

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  • Alicia

    YES! Thank you!

  • mar

    I know what else I’m making this weekend! Woot!

  • http://bakingdelights.com Marye

    Those look good! I think the Quik would make them more milk chocolatey, whereas the Hershey’s special dark makes them more dark chocolatey? So how long do they last at your house? ;)
    They look a little lighter than mine in the picture…but oh my…so so good! ::::whine:::I miss my camera.

  • Morgan

    Hey, I need help! What is a creative idea I can use with whoopie pies or cookies….!? Anyone!?

    • Jaden

      Ice cream is good with any kind of cookie.

  • kira

    i am going to try these for my school project

  • christi

    going to try this recipe, but very new to the whole cooking thing, do i need to refridgerate these once they are done and has anyone tried freezing them?

  • Matt

    We called these GOBS when we were kids

    • Danielle

      So did we!!! My mom used to make them, they were so freakin’ good!!!

  • squiddy79

    Being from Pennsylvania, these are a flashback from my childhood!

  • Danielle

    We call these Gobs too! My mom used to make them when I was a kid, mmm, brings back memories!!! YUM!

  • bob