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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Recipe Ingredients


  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • 2 ounces red food color
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 3/4 cup Crisco
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Crisco


  1. Mix cocoa and food color and set aside.
  2. Mix baking soda and vinegar; set aside.
  3. Combine 3/4 cup Crisco, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix in cocoa and food color mixture; blend in 3 cups flour and buttermilk. Add baking soda and vinegar mixture. Drop on cookie sheet and make them the size of small cookies.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. When cool, put filling between two pies.
  6. Filling: Cream together egg whites, vanilla extract, flour and milk. Add confectioners' sugar, two cups at a time, and the Crisco.


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