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!. Whoopie Pie. New Adventure Cooking Design Dress Up Fun Job Makeover Puzzle Exclusive. . Whoopie Pie Cooking, Kitchen. When I'm in my kitchen, I like trying a new recipe every time. My cookbook is full of delicious desserts. Besides I have all the ingredients in the fridge. I guess it takes less than half an hour to cook some delicious cookies! Freshly baked and yummy! . 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".. 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 . . .