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Whoopie Pie Recipes Prove This Dessert Is The Best Of All Worlds

It's a cookie, cake and pie in one!
06/25/2012 09:21am ET | Updated March 16, 2015

The whoopie pie is in a category all its own. Considered to be either a cake, cookie or pie (depending on who you ask), it encompasses the best parts of all of our favorite desserts. It has ample amounts of frosting just like cakes, and it's small and compact enough to eat with our hands -- like a cookie.

The origin of this great dessert is up for debate. Pennsylvania, Maine and New Hampshire are all claiming ownership to the whoopie pie. One story we quite like asserts that the name started with Amish farmers. When they found these desserts packed in their lunch by their wives who made them from leftover cake batter, they would shoot "Whoopie!" That's pretty much how we feel when we see them too.

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Chocolate Marshmallow Whoopie Pies
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Cinnamon Roll Whoopie Pie
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Pumpkin And Macadamia Whoopie Pie
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Chocolate Biscoff Whoopie Pies
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Banana Caramel Whoopie Pies
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Fruity Pebble Pink Velvet Whoopie Pies
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Chocolate Glazed Donut Whoopie Pie
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Mochaccino Whoopie Pies
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Strawberry Shortcake Whoopie Pies
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Funfetti Whoopie Pies With Frosting
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Samoa Whoopie Pies
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Spiced Cider Whoopie Pies
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Chocolate Cookie Dough Whoopie Pie
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Gingersnap Whoopie Pies
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Orange Creamsicle Whoopie Pies
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Oatmeal Nutella Whoopie Pies
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Mini Chocolate Whoopie Pies
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Carrot Cake Whoopie Pie
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Whoopie Pies with Raspberries And Lemon-Scented Cream
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S'mores Whoopie Pie
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Meyer Lemon Whoopie Pies
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies
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Thin Mint Whoopie Pies
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Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies With Maple Cream Cheese Filling
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Chocolate Cherry Whoopie Pies
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Funfetti Whoopie Pies
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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies
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Matcha Chocolate Whoopie Pies
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Peppermint Whoopie Pies
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