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!. Pair each whoopie pie half up with another half based on size and shape. Place the filling in a piping bag with the end snipped off, and pipe 1-2 tablespoons sized dollops atop one of the halves. Sandwich with the other and press down slightly.. Chocolate whoopie pies are an American favourite that you can now create at home with this easy to follow, delicious and simple recipe from Jamie Oliver.. 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".. Whoopie Pie (20) 32 minutes. 19 reviews . Here's what all the fuss about Whoopie Pies is about - and this recipe won't disappoint! What could be better than combining chocolate cake, with a creamy filling. Yummy! .