Amy Bouchard's Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

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Amy Bouchard's Gingerbread Whoopie Pies


2 ½ heaping cups of flour

1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 ½ teaspoons ginger

¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup shortening

½ cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1 cup molasses

½ cup sour milk (1 teaspoon vinegar added to the milk)

¼ cup hot water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together dry ingredients, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger & salt. Mix shortening, sugar, and egg together then add the molasses. Start adding ½ the dry mix then add sour milk to the rest of the dry mix then the hot water. Mix until smooth. Scoop rounded spoonfuls onto a greased or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. When cool, place a spoonful of whoopie pie filling on a whoopie shell then place another whoopie shell on top so the filling is in the center like a sandwich.


6 heaping tablespoons fluff

2 tablespoons vanilla ( if using artificial vanilla you may use more)

4 tablespoons flour

4 tablespoons milk

4 cups confectioners sugar

1 ½ cups vegetable shortening


Add all ingredients in a bowl and beat until smooth. Then place scoop of filling between two of the shells and enjoy!


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