Happy Pies Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Baking soda1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry cocoa3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For filling
 Confectionery sugar1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
 Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 Sticks)
 Marshmallow creme4 Ounce (1/2 Jar)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1451 Calories from Fat 602

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g105%

Saturated Fat 17.4 g86.9%

Trans Fat 3.4 g

Cholesterol 58.5 mg

Sodium 831.1 mg34.6%

Total Carbohydrates 214 g71.2%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68.2%

Sugars 122 g

Protein 20 g40.7%

Vitamin A 31.5% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 14.2% Iron 56.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sift together flour, sugars, baking soda, cocoa and salt into a bowl.
Add shortening, milk and egg; beat.
Add vanilla and mix.
Drop by tablespoons-ful onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake in preheated 425-degree oven for 8 minutes.
Remove and cool.
Combine filling ingredients, beating until smooth.
Fill between two cookies, sandwich style.