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Mini Whoopie Pies
Mini Whoopie Pies
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Mini Whoopie Pies

Preparation
40 MIN
Cooking
5 MIN
Waiting
1 H
Makes
36
Freezes
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Ingredients

Cookies

Meringue

Preparation

Cookies

  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl over a double boiler or in the microwave oven, melt the chocolate and butter. Whisk until smooth. Stir in the sugar and eggs. Add the dry ingredients and beat until smooth.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a plain tip. Pipe cookies about the size of a toonie on the prepared sheets, spacing them evenly. With a finger, smooth down the peaks formed by the pastry bag.
  5. Bake, one sheet at a time, for 5 minutes or until the cookies are cooked around the edges but still soft in the centre. Let cool completely on the sheets.

Meringue

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil. Cook until a candy thermometer reads 235°F (113°C). Remove from the heat and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat the egg white and vanilla with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Drizzle in the hot syrup while beating until the meringue forms stiff peaks and is just warm to the touch.

Assembly

  1. Spoon the meringue into a pastry bag fitted with a plain tip. Pipe about 1 tbsp of meringue on the flat side of a cookie and top with another cookie. Repeat with the remaining cookies. Leave to set for about 1 hour at room temperature.

Note

These will keep for about one week in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.

The cookies freeze well.

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