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healthy dessert – woopie pies

I was first introduced or shall I say, I introduced myself to woopie pies at Dean & Dellucca in Napa, CA.  First time, I only purchased one and savored it all the way home and after devouring it practically in one gulp, I realized I should have bought a couple of more. Don’t worry I made up for it on my second visit. 🙂 Anyway, since I am also a conscious or a healthy eater, I knew I had to stay away from them until of course I found the recipe here. To make it easier on you, I have also copied it below from the Eating Well website. 16 whoopie pies Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 2 1/2 hours (including chilling time) INGREDIENTS COOKIES 1/3 cup canola oil 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup nonfat milk FILLING 1/2 cup cold water 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin …