Vanilla Filling

This filling can be varied with many different flavors. Try maple, almond, coconut, banana, strawberry, or any other extract that interests you. It’s the perfect filling for whoopie pies.

Makes: 1Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 1


  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg white
  • 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Combine 1⁄2 cup confectioners’ sugar and shortening in a bowl; beat until mixture is crumbly.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla. Add rest of confectioners’ sugar; beat until smooth.