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Zucchini Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

Dough

  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Filling

  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Marshmallow Creme

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Dough: In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, cloves, nuts and salt; set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg, zucchini, milk and vanilla extract; mix well. Stir in flour mixture until just mixed. Drop by tablespoonsful, 2 inches apart, onto nonstick baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or lightly browned. Cool.
  4. Filling: Beat shortening, vanilla extract, milk, powdered sugar and Marshmallow Creme. Spread onto one cookie and top with another.

Yield: About 2 dozen

Posted by bizimouse at Recipe Goldmine 6/25/01 5:04:32 pm.

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