Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Whoopie Pies!

I woke up today, sunny side up.  I'm not really sure why...
because I was especially exhausted.  I'm blaming the unusual heat we've been having. If not that, then it's because my daughter is working on 2 more teeth.  She wakes up crying every so often, and goes back to sleep. 

Poor baby.  Again at 5 this morning she was crying...I got all the way to her room and waited, and lo and behold, she stopped. Yea! I eagerly went back to bed.  The sheets never felt so good. I've never loved sleep as much as I do now after having a baby. It really makes you appreciate it.

Well, we celebrated our 6th Wedding Anniversary Saturday.  I made the Whoopie Pies! I'm so glad they turned out.  I can cook, but I'm the first to say that baking is not my strong point.

Whoopie Cookie 
1/2 cup Crisco 
1 cup sugar 
2 egg yolks (save whites for filling)
5 tablespoons cocoa
2 cups flour 
1 teaspoon baking powder 
1 teaspoon soda 
1 teaspoon salt 
1 teaspoon vanilla 
1 cup milk

Cream Crisco and sugar together. Add other ingredients. Use a piping bag to squeeze out the batter into about 2” circles. 


 Bake for 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees.
 Now make the filling...

1 Cup of Crisco
4 Cups of Confectioners Sugar
4 Eggs Whites
Pinch of salt
2 Tsp. Vanilla
Beat all Ingredients until creamy, about 2-3 Minutes.  Cool the cookies, and then spoon this frosting on.  Add another cookies on top. Your Finished! Now go give your husband some whoopie...whoopie pie,,uh cookie!

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