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    WHOOPIE PIES - the REAL deal - Lancaster Co. recipe

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    Cook Time:

    38 mins

    30 mins

    8 mins

    WJKing's Note:

    MMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmm! If you've never had a whoopie pie, you're in for a TREAT! These are the REAL deal! Bet ya can't keep 'em around! I always double the recipe, and freeze the rest. These freeze REALLY well, and they're a nice treat for in lunches, too. The filling can be made anytime, and then kept in the refrigerator up to 4 weeks.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pies

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    Filling

    • 3 egg whites (may be omitted as they aren't cooked We personally use the dried egg whites which can be purchased i)
    • 3 teaspoons vanilla
    • 6 tablespoons flour
    • 3 tablespoons milk
    • 2 1/4 cups shortening
    • 5 cups 10x confectioners' sugar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream shortening, sugar& eggs.
    2. 2
      Add vanilla.
    3. 3
      Add milk alternately with dry ingredients& mix well.
    4. 4
      Drop onto cookie sheets.
    5. 5
      Bake@ 350 for 8 minutes.
    6. 6
      Cool completely, then place one cookie upside down and coat with filling.
    7. 7
      Top with another cookie.
    8. 8
      Wrap in plastic wrap.
    9. 9
      These freeze really well!
    10. 10
      FILLING: Beat egg whites until stiff (if you're using whites).
    11. 11
      Add vanilla, flour& milk.
    12. 12
      Beat well.
    13. 13
      Add shortening& sugar.
    14. 14
      Whip on high speed for 3-5 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 31, 2010

      55

      I added an extra cup of flour as the dough was very thin and I was afraid I would have frisbee sized cookies. I used a cup of marshmallow cream in lieu of the egg whites in the filling. I also recommend letting the dough sit for about 30 minutes before baking as it makes cookies "puffier." I love this recipe!

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    • on November 02, 2009

      55

      These are the REAL Amish whoopie. Maybe Maine whoopies have the light marshmallow filling and cake-like cookie. Not these. My mother has been searching to replicate the Amish whoopies from the Syracuse, NY Farmer's Market for years now and tomorrow she will be receiving a "tower of whoopie" for her birthday cake thanks to this recipe of perfection. Dense filling and dark, almost shiny "cookie" are the markers of the great Amish whoopie.

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    • on July 19, 2011

      45

      These were really good. I used a heap of dough on a big table spoon and they came out pretty big. My cookies were less flat and more plump on a dark, cool cookie sheet. They took 10 minutes in my oven, I used the toothpick test. For the cookie I used half shortening, half oil. I would probably try half butter half shortening next time to see if they puff more. For the cream I used a big dollop of whipping cream instead of the egg, and once it was chilled I piped it from a zip bag with the corner snipped. I kept the finished product wrapped individually in the fridge.

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    Nutritional Facts for WHOOPIE PIES - the REAL deal - Lancaster Co. recipe

    Serving Size: 1 (2846 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 518.7
     
    Calories from Fat 270
    52%
    Total Fat 30.0 g
    46%
    Saturated Fat 6.5 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 32.6 mg
    10%
    Sodium 232.4 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 59.1 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 42.4 g
    169%
    Protein 4.4 g
    8%

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