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Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Whoopie Pies!!

Chocolate Whoopie Pies - an old-fashioned recipe from Maine, where the locals claim whoopie pies as a state tradition.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24 lservings (1/2 a lg whoopie pie)
Calories 364 kcal
Author Barry C. Parsons

Ingredients

FOR THE CHOCOLATE WHOOPIE PIE SHELLS

  • 4 heaping cups sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon genuine vanilla extract

FOR THE WHOOPIE PIE FILLING

  • 6 tablespoons marshmallow fluff
  • 4 tablespoons vanilla this is not a typo
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening

Instructions

TO PREPARE THE CHOCOLATE WHOOPIE PIE SHELLS

  1. Mix together shortening, butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. Add milk, cocoa and hot water. Then add the dry ingredients.
  4. Scoop large rounded spoonfuls of batter onto a greased cookie sheet and space at least 2" apart. An ice cream scoop works well for this purpose too. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until centers spring back when touched.

TO PREPARE THE WHOOPIE PIE FILLING

  1. Add all ingredients in a bowl and beat until smooth. Then place scoop of filling between two of the shells and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Whoopie Pies!!
Amount Per Serving (1 pie)
Calories 364 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 332mg14%
Potassium 80mg2%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 159IU3%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.