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".. To me this tale is a little bit more realistic, but either way whoopie pie is a fun name! Caitlin E. Singer one of the many fun activities involving whoopie pies included whoopie pie checkers!. whoopie pie (plural whoopie pies) A baked good consisting of two round , mound - shaped pieces of cake (typically chocolate cake ) with a sweet , creamy filling or frosting sandwiched in between.. In the Johnstown area of Pennsylvania, the Whoopie Pie is known by another name entirely, a Gob. Pennsylvania also holds an annual Whoopie Pie Festival, this year the festival is located in Lancaster County, PA.. The Whoopie Pie Mania. By Suzanne Perazzini 14 Comments. So, remember that food show I mentioned we went to on Sunday? The one were I got all sorts of freebies? Well, one of the stalls was a little more exciting than the others – the one with the whoopie pies. In the US, these are common place but here in New Zealand we are just starting to discover them. I have already made a couple of . 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..