Nana's Whoopie Pies
INGREDIENTS
  • Cakes:
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1 C powdered sugar
  • 1 C Marshmallow Fluff
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 TBLS milk
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425F
  2. Cream together shortening and sugar
  3. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla.
  4. Whisk together dry ingredients.
  5. Add to wet ingredients and mix well.
  6. Drop by spoonful onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets.
  7. Bake at 425 for 7 minutes.
  8. Cool baked cakes completely on rack.
  9. Beat all filling ingredients well.
  10. When cakes are cooled completely frost flat side of half the cakes.
  11. Top with the other half of the cakes.
  12. ENJOY!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I'm always bugging my Auntie Ann for pictures, stories & recipes from Nana. So a couple years ago, she was sending my Auntie Patti this recipe and copied me on it!