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The Wonderful Pumpkin Whoopie Pie–{with “SpeechSnacks” for /w/ and /p/}


Rumor has it that the first Whoopie Pie was made in the State of Maine in the 1920s. Amish women would bake these desserts and put them in farmers’ lunch-boxes. The farmers would excitedly shout “Whoopie!” when they discovered one of these sweet treats in their lunch box.   Every time we visit Amish country, I find many different varieties of Whoopie Pies in the farmers markets—picking just one is always a hard decision!  During our last visit, I was inspired by all the wonderfully delicious comfort foods I tasted and decided to bake up some Amish Whoopie Pies myself. This recipe has a great fall harvest flavor. It contains many of the spices found in pumpkin pie as well as pureed pumpkin, which is high in beta carotene–another great reason to make some for your kids. They will never even know (or care) that you sneaked in something healthy—they will be too busy shouting “Whoopie”!!! Continue reading “The Wonderful Pumpkin Whoopie Pie–{with “SpeechSnacks” for /w/ and /p/}” »

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