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       Title: Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopies
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     1/2 c  Golden crisco shortening
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       1    Egg
       1 ts Vanilla
       2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/3 c  Cocoa
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
   1 1/3 c  Buttermilk or soured milk
            Filling:
     1/2 c  Milk
       3 tb All-purpose flour
     1/2 c  Golden crisco shortening
     1/2 c  Creamy peanut butter
       1 ts Vanilla
       2    Cupsicing sugar; sifted
            Decoration: (optional)
            Peanut butter chips
  
   1. Preheat oven to 400F (200C). Grease baking sheets with
   Golden Crisco Shortening.
   2. Cream Golden Crisco Shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla
   in large bowl on medium speed of electric mixer until light
   and creamy.
   3. Combine next five ingredients. Add to creamed mixture
   alternately with buttermilk, until smooth.
   4. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased baking
   sheet.
   5. Bake at 400F (200C) for 7 to 9 minutes, or until set.
   Remove cookies to cooling rack and cool completely.
   
   Filling:
   6. Combine milk and flour in small saucepan. Cook, stirring
   constantly, on medium heat until thickened. Cover surface
   with plastic wrap; cool completely.
   7. Beat cooled milk mixture, Golden Crisco Shortening,
   peanut butter and vanilla together until smooth. Gradually
   add icing sugar, beating on low speed until blended. Beat
   on high speed until smooth and creamy. Chill until ready to
   use.
   8. Spread filling on bottoms (flat side) of half the
   cookies. Top with remaining cookies, rounded side up. Press
   gently together.
   9. If desired, roll edge of cookie in peanut butter chips
   and press gently into filling to stick.
    Makes: about 3 dozen cookies. Preparation time: 35
   minutes. Baking time: 9 minutes  Ice cream sandwiches:
   Replace filling with a generous amount of your favourite
   ice cream. If desired, roll in chips. Wrap and freeze until
   ready to use.
  
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