WHOOPIE PIES

1 cup shortening
1 ts[. baking powder
2 cups sugar
4 cups flour
2 eggs
1 cup cocoa
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup hot water
2 tsp baking soda

Mix & drop by spoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake at 400 deg. for 8-10 min.

FILLING:
4 Tbsp. milk, 2 egg whites, 1 1/2 c. shortening, 2 tsp. vanilla, 4 Tbsp. flour, 2 Tbsp. pow. sugar. Beat until smooth. Add the rest of a 1 lb. box of powdered sugar. Beat again and fill pies.