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!. 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!. 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.. Whoopie Pie Song. Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less. Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Up next Sesame Street: Life of Whoopie . 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.. 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"..