Recipe for Gobbs Cookies

We are looking for a cake-type cookie which we called "Gobbs". Can anyone find a recipe for these delicious sandwich type cookies which are put together with a frosting? Please and Thank you.

Julia in Orlando

November 7, 20070 found this helpful


1 c. Crisco

2 c. white sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 c. milk

2/3 c. cocoa

4 c. sifted flour

2 tbsp. baking powder

2 tbsp. vanilla


3/4 c. Crisco

1 lb. powdered sugar

4 tbsp. milk

4 tbsp. flour

4 tbsp. vanilla

Cream shortening and add sugar and eggs; beat well. Add dry ingredients and milk alternately. Add vanilla and drop on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Cool. Take 2 cookies and put together with filling.

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November 7, 20070 found this helpful

you may be looking for a Lancaster Pa recipe called Whoppie Pies Cookie:

4 cups sifted flour

1 cup sour milk

1 cup cocoa

2 egg yolks

1 tsp. salt

1 cup hot water

2 cups sugar

1 cup shortening

2 tsp. baking soda

Sift flour, cocoa and salt together. Beat in shortening, sugar and egg together, then add flour mixture and milk. Finally, add hot water with soda. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 8 minutes at 400°.


2 egg whites

2 Tbsp. flour

2 Tbsp. milk

&frac; cup Crisco

1 cup confectioners sugar

&frac; Tbsp. vanilla

Beat egg whites. Add vanilla, milk, flour and beat. Add 1 cup confectioners sugar and beat. Fill between 2 cookies.


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November 7, 20070 found this helpful


1 deep chocolate cake mix

1 1/4 c. flour

2 egg whites

1 1/2 c. sugar

3/4 c. hot evaporated milk

3/4 c. butter

3/4 c. shortening

2 tsp. vanilla

Follow directions on cake box adding flour. Drop by

teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at

350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Makes approximately 2 dozen.


Beat the egg whites until stiff. Add the sugar and the

hot evaporated milk. Beat until the sugar is dissolved.

Keep beating and add the butter, shortening and vanilla.

Beat at high speed until smooth and creamy. Spread

filling between 2 cooled cookies.

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November 7, 20070 found this helpful

Whoopee Pies was what came to my mind too when I read the request. My mother used to make them and we loved them and thought they were her creation. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered it wasn't a secret family recipe!


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November 8, 20070 found this helpful

Thank you so much to all who answered my request for the

recipe for Gobs Cookie/Cakes. We will enjoy making

and sharing these delicious sounding sweets.

All the Best to you,


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