Cake-like cookies with a marshmallow filling.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups white sugar
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup hot water
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 cup sour milk
- 3 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
- 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 1 1/4 cups shortening
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
To Make Cookie: Cream together 1 cup shortening, 2 cups sugar, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Sift together 4 cups flour, 1 cup cocoa, and 1 tsp salt. Add alternately to cream mixture with sour milk. Add 3 tsp baking soda to hot water and stir into mixture.
Drop on cookie sheet and bake for about 7-10 minutes.
To Make Filling: Cream together egg whites, 1 T vanilla, powdered sugar, 4 T flour, 4 T milk and 1 1/4 cup shortening.
Beat together until fluffy. Spread between flat sides of cookies.