Moon Pies

Moon Pies
45 min.
24
161kcal

Ingredients

  • 0.5 teaspoon double-acting baking powder 
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking soda 
  • 0.5 cup butter softened
  • cup powdered sugar 
  •  eggs 
  • cup evaporated milk 
  • cups flour all-purpose
  • cup marshmallow creme 
  • 24 servings salt to taste
  • 0.5 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 0.5 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • cup granulated sugar white

Equipment

  • bowl
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • mixing bowl

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.For the cookie crusts: In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter or margarine and white sugar.
  2. Add egg, evaporated milk, and vanilla.
  3. Mix well.In a separate bowl, mix together flour, salt, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder.
  4. Add flour mixture slowly to sugar mixture while stirring.
  5. Mix just until all ingredients are combined.Drop the dough onto greased cookie sheet by rounded tablespoonfuls. Leave at least 3 inches in between each one; dough will spread as it bakes.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 6 to 8 minutes, until firm when pressed with finger. Allow to cool at least one hour before filling.For the marshmallow filling: In a medium mixing bowl, blend together 1/2 cup butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, flavored extract, and marshmallow creme.
  7. Mix until smooth.Assemble pies by spreading 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls of filling on flat side of a cookie crust, then covering filling with flat side of another cookie crust.

Nutrition Facts

Calories161kcal
Protein5.75%
Fat27.78%
Carbs66.47%

Properties

Glycemic Index
11.96
Glycemic Load
11.59
Inflammation Score
-2
Nutrition Score
3.1278260869565%

Flavonoids

Catechin
1.16mg
Epicatechin
3.52mg
Quercetin
0.18mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:160.82kcal
8.04%
Fat:5.18g
7.97%
Saturated Fat:3.13g
19.57%
Carbohydrates:27.88g
9.29%
Net Carbohydrates:26.93g
9.79%
Sugar:17.59g
19.55%
Cholesterol:20.03mg
6.68%
Sodium:315.94mg
13.74%
Caffeine:4.12mg
1.37%
Protein:2.41g
4.83%
Manganese:0.14mg
7.11%
Selenium:4.72µg
6.74%
Vitamin B2:0.1mg
5.97%
Vitamin B1:0.09mg
5.94%
Folate:21.48µg
5.37%
Phosphorus:52.31mg
5.23%
Iron:0.8mg
4.46%
Copper:0.09mg
4.35%
Calcium:38.58mg
3.86%
Fiber:0.94g
3.78%
Magnesium:14.1mg
3.53%
Vitamin B3:0.68mg
3.39%
Vitamin A:153.18IU
3.06%
Potassium:74.31mg
2.12%
Zinc:0.31mg
2.04%
Vitamin B5:0.15mg
1.51%
Vitamin E:0.15mg
1.03%
Source:Foodista