White Chocolate Strawberry Whoopie Pies

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 36
Author: [email protected]
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Ingredients

Whoopie

  • 1 cup shortening or butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk with 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chipsFilling
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites beaten
  • 1/4 cup pureed strawberries
  • 4-5 drops red food coloring

Instructions

Whoopie

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup of shortening and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla and buttermilk.
  • Combine the flour and salt, stir into the creamed mixture.
  • Stir together the baking soda and hot water then mix them into the batter last. Stir in White Chocolate chips.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm but not overbaked.
  • Allow cookies to cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.Filling
  • Use a store bought frosting or make this...
  • To make the filling: In a medium bowl, cream together the 1 1/2 cups shortening with the confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup of flour until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in the milk, strawberries, and vanilla until well mixed, then fold in the egg whites. Sandwich at least 1 tablespoon of filling between the flat sides of two cookies.
  • Refridgerate or freeze uneaten pies.