The name “Whoopie Pie” has several unique origins according to Pennsylvanian residents. One such origin being the cheer that children would scream when they see the treat in their lunch box. Another is what the Amish women would say when checking on their cakes in the oven. In the Johnstown area of Pennsylvania, the Whoopie Pie is known by another name entirely, a Gob.. L.D. 71, officially known as "An Act to Designate the Whoopie Pie as the State Dessert", read "The whoopie pie, a baked good made of two chocolate cakes with a creamy frosting between them, is the official state dessert".. KAISER 12-Cup Whoopie Pie Baking Pan 38 x 27 cm Creativ Very Good Non-Stick Coating Short Baking Time for Sweet and Savoury Recipes. Ever heard of a whoopie pie? They're a bit like a macaroon but with a more cake-like texture. Hugely popular Stateside, the name comes from when Amish women would put them in farmers' lunchboxes and they'd supposedly shout 'whoopie' if they found one in their box!. Fall in love with this easy recipe for whoopie pies. Two light discs of chocolate sponge sandwich a fluffy vanilla buttercream filling. Perfect for cake sales, packed lunch treats or making friends at the office!. A few years before the whoopie pie became Maine’s official treat, the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival was established by the Center Theatre in the small rural town of Dover-Foxcroft..