March 7, 2007 @ 3:38 pm | Filed under:

These aren’t exactly the thing for Lent, and I’m thinking a whipped-cream filling would be more to my taste than seven-minute frosting, but the overall concept sounds heavenly: Whoopie pies.

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  1. Jennifer says:

    Hiya! I can’t pull up ‘Here in the Bonny Glen’ today. Is it still there?

  2. Susan says:

    Looks like a sophisticated Moon Pie, eh?

  3. Katy says:

    Mmm, I grew up eating a lot of those! My mom used a filling recipe that involved Marshmallow Fluff (a New England food–it’s thicker than the marshmallow “creme” that is used on ice cream sundaes). I also make pumpkin ones that have an orange/cream cheese filling. And oh–gingerbread ones are good too… 😉

  4. Mary Beth P says:

    Yes, these are a big “Maine” treat. My husband’s grandmother made the best whoopie pies! She passed away in 2005. I am a very good cook, but I have never been able to replicate her pies, even with her recipe! They are very good!

  5. Mary G. says:


    I had an Amish cookbook, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0517568136/104-8945017-8725520?ie=UTF8&tag=stathanablog-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=0517568136, Cooking from Quilt Country, that has this and other REALLY good recipes … the Whoopie Pies were fun to make but really messy to eat (isn’t that half the fun though?)

  6. Aimee says:

    These are one of the very yummy things about living in PA Dutch Country…I can’t get excited about many of the other bland, oddly yellow things (Chicken Corn soup: good but blah…chicken and waffles: good once you get over your initial “ick! waffles with chicken?!” thing…REAL chicken pot pie, which is not really pie at all but rather glorified chicken and homemade noodle casserole-y stuff…and all colored with saffron, which seems to be mistaken for a seasoning rather than a coloring agent…) but yummyyummyyummy, whoopie pies! Big fan…growing bigger with each one I eat, unfortunately…

    Aimee, transplanted to PA Dutch Country (no, I’m not Amish)