Maine Recipes: Mikki's Whoopie Pies

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Mikki's Whoopie Pies
Whoopie Pies

1 Cup Crisco-2 Cups Sugar-2 Eggs-2 Egg Yolks (Save whites)-4 Cups Flour-1 Cups Cocoa- tsp. Salt-2 tsps. Baking Soda-1 Cup Hot Water-1 1/3 cups Buttermilk

4 Cups sifted powdered sugar-2 Egg whites-2 tsps. Vanilla- cup soft margarine-1 Cup Crisco

Beat shortening and sugar at high speed with elec. mixer. Stir together in separate bowl flour, cocoa & salt. Dissolve baking soda in hot water-cool slightly. Add flour mixture alternately with soda mixture and buttermilk to creamed mixture blend well until mixed. Bake cookies at 350 and let cool.

Combine powdered sugar, egg whites and vanilla-beat with electric mixer at low speed. Gradually add butter and shortening and mix at low speed until light and fluffy.

  Source: Mikki