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Whoopie Pies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Egg yolk 1
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Hot water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add beaten egg and egg yolk, beating well.
Dissolve 1 teaspoon soda in hot water, add buttermilk, and set aside.
Combine flour, cocoa, 1/2 teaspoon soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix until all ingredients are moistened.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets, bake at 400° for 8 minutes.
Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks to cool.
Spread flat side of half the cookies with Fluffy Filling, top with remaining cookies, flat side down.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Servings: 
3

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