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Organized by spring, summer, fall and winter, this collection includes 36 months of Chris' recipes from Pittsburgh Magazine as well as many of his personal reflections.
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WHOOPIE PIES

From: B.J. Leber, WQED Pittsburgh
Primary category: Desserts

Ingredients

2 c sugar
1 c shortening
2 eggs
3 c flour
1/2 c baking cocoa
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1 c sour milk
2 tsp baking soda
1 c hot water
2 egg whites, beaten
4 TB milk
2 tsp vanilla
4 c 10x powdered sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening

Procedure

Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs. Sift together flour, cocoa and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour milk. Add vanilla. Dissolve soda in hot water and add last. Mix well.

Drop by rounded teaspoon onto cookie sheet. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes. Make sandwiches from two cookies filled with Whoopie Pie Filling.

Mix together egg whites, milk, vanilla and 2 cups 10x sugar, beat in shortening and remaining sugar. Spread dab of of filling on flat side of cooled cookie. Top with another cookie to form a sandwich pie.

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