Hershey's Devil's Food Filled Cookies

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  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk*

* To sour milk: use 1 tablespoon vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.

Marshmallow Creme Filling

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup Marshmallow Creme
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Cream shortening and sugar in large mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract; beat well.
  2. In a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk or sour milk to creamed mixture. Beat well. Drop by tablespoonsful onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookie springs back when touched lightly in center.
  4. Remove from cookie sheet; cool on wire rack.
  5. Press cookies together in pairs using 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons Marshmallow Creme filling.
  6. Combine butter or margarine and shortening in small mixer bowl; blend well. Gradually add Marshmallow Creme, blending well. Blend in vanilla extract and confectioners' sugar until smooth.

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