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Ushering In The Fall Season With Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Updated on May 24, 2016
These pumpkin whoopie pies are just the thing for a fall afternoon. They go great with a cup of coffee!
These pumpkin whoopie pies are just the thing for a fall afternoon. They go great with a cup of coffee!

Making Whoopie Pies At Home

My husband has always had a taste for whoopie pies. We lived in the Midwest when we were first married, and when we ventured out on weekends we traveled towards the northern parts of Indiana where these pies were abundantly available and the varieties were varied. Here in South Florida, they are only available at certain novelty shops and in convenience stores. They are satisfactory, but still not the same as those home made whoopie pies or "moon pies" up north.

Last week while surfing the net, he came across a recipe for these pies made from pumpkin, and he thought it would be a great way to usher in the coming fall season. I am not a big lover of sweets, unless it has something chocolate, but the final product tempted me and I could not resist. I must say that they were absolutely satisfying; and coupled with my cup of coffee, well, let's just say that there was no better way to begin my day.

My own special whoopie pumpkin pie treat freshly made and calling to me!
My own special whoopie pumpkin pie treat freshly made and calling to me!

The Origins of Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pies are scrumptious, sweet mini-sandwiches filled with cream cheese or frosting between two moist cake layers. In stores, the most popular types sold are the chocolate, and caramel. Both types come with marshmallow filling between the cakes. The round shape of this cake is an attractive feature and the thick layer of sweet filling between is so creamy it oozes out when you bite into the sandwich.

Whenever we travel, my husband looks for these treats at gas stations, diners and mom-and-pop type shops. Usually, they are up front by the cash registers wrapped in single plastic wrap or simple packaging. You can imagine the thrill he displayed when we found them sold by the box at a specialty store one day!

Whoopie Pies are considered a New England phenomenon and Pennsylvania Amish tradition. According to food historians, Amish women would bake these desserts (known as huckelbucks, or creamy turtles) and put them in farmers' lunch pails. It is also the official state treat of Maine. The world's largest whoopie pie was created in South Portland, Maine in 2011 and weighed 1,062 pounds. It was broken into pieces and sold to raise funds to send Maine-made whoopie pies to soldiers serving overseas. (Source: wikipedia.org)


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Whoopie Pie Trivia

  1. Other names of whoopie pies are moon pies, gobs, black moons, scooter pies, round dogs, cream cakes.
  2. In Bath, Maine, during the Heritage Days festival, the town holds a whoopie-pie eating contest.
  3. Five hundred people attended the first annual Whoopie Pie Festival in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.
  4. According to a Southwestern Pennsylvanian folklorist, the origins of the whoopie pie are in medieval Germany, where cream-filled cake was baked. German religious groups, such as the Amish and the Mennonites, who settled in Pennsylvania as early as the 1730s brought the confection.
  5. Gob is a name owned by Tim Yost of Yost's Dutch Maid Baker in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, though the name is used widely throughout western Pennsylvania. Why "gob"? Could be that the miners who carried gobs in their lunch boxes likened them to lumps of coal, which were also called gobs.
  6. Why "whoopie"? The lore is that these were popular treats packed in the lunch boxes of Amish schoolchildren (makes sense, as a frosting sandwich is less messy than frosting on top of a cake). They would pop open their lunch boxes, spot the treat, and shout, "Whoopie!"
  7. Marshmallow Fluff is the main ingredient in the filling of a traditional whoopie pie. Manufactured by the Durkee-Mower Company in Massachusetts.

Source: Whoopie Pies, S. Billingsley and A. Treadwell, Chronicle Books LLC, 2010

Rate This Whoopie Pie Recipe

4.8 stars from 18 ratings of Pumpkin Maple-Cream Pie

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: About four dozen (depending upon the cake size)
We try to use organic, natural ingredients as much as possible to give the whoopie pies a fresher taste.
We try to use organic, natural ingredients as much as possible to give the whoopie pies a fresher taste.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Cakes

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour, or all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbs cinnamon
  • 1 tsp bakng powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, or regular table salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup turbinado sugar, or granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil, or sunflower or vegatable oil
  • 3 cups chilled organic pumpkin puree, or regular canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs organic, cage free, or regular eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract, or regular vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Visual Photo Tour: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

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Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Measure the dry ingredients, mix or whisk together and set aside. Adding the cinnamon and nutmeg gives the cakes a spicy flavor.  Don't forget the salt.Mix the sugars and add to the dry ingredients. Adding in the yummy pumpkin puree. Mix  all together until completely combined.
Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Measure the dry ingredients, mix or whisk together and set aside.
Measure the dry ingredients, mix or whisk together and set aside.
Adding the cinnamon and nutmeg gives the cakes a spicy flavor.
Adding the cinnamon and nutmeg gives the cakes a spicy flavor.
Don't forget the salt.
Don't forget the salt.
Mix the sugars and add to the dry ingredients.
Mix the sugars and add to the dry ingredients.
Adding in the yummy pumpkin puree.
Adding in the yummy pumpkin puree.
Mix  all together until completely combined.
Mix all together until completely combined.
Using a small cookie scoop will make perfect round cakes.
Using a small cookie scoop will make perfect round cakes.

Instructions (Source: Browneyedbaker.com)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the sugar, dark brown sugar, and the oil together. Add the pumpkin puree and whisk to combing thoroughly. Add the eggs and vanilla and whisk until combined.
  4. Gradually add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and whisk until completely combined.
  5. Use a small cookie scoop or a large spoon to drop a rounded, heaping tablespoon of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, about 1 inch apart.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, making sure that the cookies are just starting to crack on top and a toothpick inserted into the center of a cookie comes out clean. The cookies should be firm when touched. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool completely on a cooling rack.
  7. To make the filling (see the ingredients below), beat the butter on medium speed until smooth with no visible lumps, about 3 minutes. Add the cream cheese and beat until smooth and combined, about 2 minutes. Add the powdered sugar a little bit at a time, then add the maple syrup and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  8. To assemble the whoopie pies: Turn half of the cooled cakes upside down. Pipe or spoon the filling (about a tablespoon) onto that half. Place another cookie, flat side down, on top of the filling. Press down slightly so that the filling spreads to the edges of the cake. Repeat until all the cookies are used. Put the whoopie pies in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to firm before serving.

Visual Photo Tour: Maple-Cream Cheese Filling

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Set out the cream cheese and butter to reach room temperature before using in the filling.  Cream the butter and cream cheese in a medium size bowl.Gradually add the powdered sugar to the butter and cream cheese. Mix until smooth. Add the syrup. Using organic maple syrup makes the taste more natural. Add the vanilla. Beat all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.  the color will be slightly beige.  After assembling your whoopie pies, place them in the refrigerator to firm for 30 minutes.
Set out the cream cheese and butter to reach room temperature before using in the filling.
Set out the cream cheese and butter to reach room temperature before using in the filling. | Source
Cream the butter and cream cheese in a medium size bowl.
Cream the butter and cream cheese in a medium size bowl.
Gradually add the powdered sugar to the butter and cream cheese. Mix until smooth.
Gradually add the powdered sugar to the butter and cream cheese. Mix until smooth.
Add the syrup. Using organic maple syrup makes the taste more natural.
Add the syrup. Using organic maple syrup makes the taste more natural.
Add the vanilla.
Add the vanilla.
Beat all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.  the color will be slightly beige.
Beat all the ingredients until smooth and creamy. the color will be slightly beige.
After assembling your whoopie pies, place them in the refrigerator to firm for 30 minutes.
After assembling your whoopie pies, place them in the refrigerator to firm for 30 minutes.

Maple-Cream Cheese Filling

3 c powdered sugar

8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature

4 oz (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature

3 tbs pure maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract


My husband wanted to make his cakes perfectly round so that the filling would flow out from the edges slightly puffy. Using a piping tool will make the job easier, but he used a basic spatula and they still looked pretty. Also, make sure that you pick up a small cookie scoop or ice cream scoop to make the cakes. It makes the cakes nice and round. Lastly, don't forget to pick up some parchment paper when making your grocery list of the ingredients.

The recipe makes about forty sandwiches. We kept a few out to enjoy during the week and the rest we stored in the freezer for later in the season. it is suggested that you eat the frozen pies within thirty days because the filling tends to lose its fluff and taste.

If you have any thoughts or tidbits to share about your experience with whoopie pies please mention them in the comment section below.

Pennsylvania: Origin of Dutch Whoopie Pies

© 2012 Dianna Mendez

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    • Janine Huldie profile image

      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Dianna, these sound amazing and I just love pumpkin flavor even in my latte, so these are truly right up my alley. Also loved the background info too! I have pinned this though to try to make for my family and have also shared, voted and tweeted too!!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well those sound absolutely delicious! I wonder how I can talk Bev into helping me make these? I'll have to promise something, that's for sure. :)

      Thanks for the great recipe, a unique recipe which is saying a lot considering how many recipes are posted on t his site.

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      Sasha Kim 4 years ago

      I've been wanting to make whoopie pies for quite some time... but I was under the assumption that you had to have one of those special whoopie pie pans... Now that I know you don't "need" one I'm going to jump into this fabulous Whoopie world ^_^ OOH how exciting ^_^ Thank you for this fabulous hub!! Great instructions and I enjoyed all the "extras". Voted a bunch and shared!

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      Comfort Babatola 4 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      I'm loving this recipe! This is so different from most pumpkin's recipes I've seen.

      Will try making this for the holidays. Thanks for sharing. Voted up & useful!

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      Mary Strain 4 years ago from The Shire

      Teaches, you had me at "whoopie pies" even though I didn't know what in thunder they were. :-) Maybe you should run a poll on what people think they are? ;-) If they're anything like moon pies here in Georgia, they must be yee-ummy.

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      Craig Hartranft 4 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

      I live in the heart of PA Dutch country. You get it, and we did it first and we do it best. My favorite is the Red Velvet Cake whoopie pie with cream cheese filling. Yummy! Pumpkin, not so much.

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      Catherine Dean 4 years ago from Milledgeville, Georgia

      I pinned this for future cookie making. I know my husband will love this because of the filling. I voted up!

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      Lisa Williams 4 years ago

      This sounds so fantastic, I love anything pumpkin. I will be making this soon! Thank you for sharing voted up!

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      Brenda Barnes 4 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      Those sound and look SO yummy. I have been such a good girl so I am not looking....well maybe just one.

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      mjkearn 4 years ago

      Hi teaches

      I'd never heard of Whoopie Pies and I've never had Pumkin but my partner says she had pumkin all the time when she lived in New Zealand and she's a definite fan. She has one gripe about this hub as she wanted to vote for all the poll options.

      Me, I love me coffee and anything that generally goes with coffee so if there's a bit going spare, pop it in a Jiffy bag and ship to MJ in Ireland.

      Fab hub, well written and thoroughly enjoyed. Now I'm hungry.

      Voted up and up and all ticks and shared,

      MJ.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      I had never heard of Whoopie Pies before reading this, but they do sound delicious. I will definitely be making these and bookmarking this page.

      Love the background story to these and hope your husband enjoyed them.

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      North Wind 4 years ago from The World (for now)

      After seeing the pictures, I understand why the kids said whoopie!Oh to get that in my lunch pail. My mind is all adrift with the possibilities of whoopie pies.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Wooooo, now you're talking!!! Those look and sound amazing. When I read your title, it made me laugh - so delightful. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. I love anything with pumpkin, always have. Now I am looking forward to Autumn. I have never heard of Whoopie Pies. Great write. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      These sweet treats are perfect for everyone in the family, Janine. If you make the cakes smaller, it makes for a simple treat in a kids lunchbox. Thanks for your votes, and sharing of the hub. Enjoy!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Bill,

      Thanks for the compliment on the unique recipe idea. I am sure Bev could add her extra special touch to this recipe for you. Enjoy them soon.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mama Kim, I too thought that they had to have some special machine to make them round. No, it's just regular kitchen utensils that to the trick. Bake away, my friend!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Comfort B, be careful -- they are addictive! Thanks for your comment, votes and sharing.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Molly, they are moon pies and also go by other names as well in other parts of the country. My hubby made these cakes and now I am addicted to them. Thanks for coming by and have some soon.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Oh, that is my hubby's second favorite: red velvet whoopie pie! You guys do know how to make these the best. Craig, thanks for your visit and support. Have a great weekend.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mvillecat, the filling is what really makes this cake so yummy. I only wish I could tell you it's non-fattening. Enjoy a batch soon!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Lisa, this time of year, pumpkin is always a favorite ingredient in sweets. This is simple to make and really good, so hope you do make some soon. Enjoy them with a cup of coffee.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hyphenbird, they are wonderful, but I agree that you can only eat them on occasion. Looking is non-fattening! Have a great weekend.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mjkearn, if I thought it would make it in one piece over to you, I would ship you one to sample. They are the best with a cup of hot coffee. Thanks for your comment and support. Enjoy your day.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Rosemay, my husband is totally satisfied now that he has some stored away in the freezer. When he gets the yearning, he can just thaw one and have it later with a cup of coffee or tea. Thanks for your view of the hub and your support. Take care.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      North Wind, ha, ha, ha, yes it is clear to see why they would say whoopie. After having one, I am saying it too! Thanks for your comment and visit here. Have a great weekend.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Faith, glad you got a chuckle out of the hub title. It's a fun spin on the treat. Thanks for your loyal support. I really enjoy it when you come by the hubs. Be blessed today!

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      Christine Miranda 4 years ago from My office.

      Teaches, thank your husband for finding this gem! I never thought to freezer them. Great idea. Unless it's chocolate I don't eat it either but these sound yummy. My daughters birthday is in October these would be great with pumpkin faces drawn in food coloring. If I made them smaller they would be perfect for 9 year olds. Though I might be better using vanilla cake mix and just adding orange food coloring. Oh the possibilities. Voted up & more.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Christine, it sounds like you are a creative cook. The pumpkin face is a fun idea. Thanks for coming by here and for voting. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Now you can have my daughter's version of this at Jadiniere's in SF... If you don't mind paying $7.00!!! WHAT?

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mhatter, I wouldn't pay that much for one but my husband probably would! Thanks for stopping to visit. Take care.

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      oceansider 4 years ago

      These sound delicious. I have heard of moon pies, but not whoopie pies.

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      I have never made these pies or even seen any other than the chocolate. I love pumpkin, so I will try that recipe for the fall baking. Thanks. This is a wonderful hub.

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      Carolee Samuda 4 years ago from Jamaica

      These look scrumptious! I have never had whoopie pies before but would certainly try them. I love pumpkin pie and thought it was a kind of pie...lol

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      Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

      Looks like a recipe that might be fun to do with my two little girls....currently their favorite thing to make is popcorn balls which came from a HubPage recipe.....so we will give whoopie cakes a shot....loved all the trivia you included in the hub.....a very fun hub to read and one that is bookmarked for future baking. Voted up and awesome.

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      It is the cream cheese possibility for filling that works most for me. They sound yummy and I had to read this hub because I was fascinated with the title.

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      Robin Grosswirth 4 years ago from New York

      I have to print this out. It is perfect for Thanksgiving. Pumpkin is a great flavor choice.

      Currently, some of the best recipes I've found have come from the FoodNetwork station on cable. I love the program, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. So many great family recipes are shared on screen and provided online. Yours on this hub will be counted among the greats. Thanks!

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      alphagirl 4 years ago from USA

      YUM!! You have just inspired me to make these for Thanksgiving or as an afternoon treat for my kids.

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      Whoopie pies did not ring a bell, teaches, but Moon Pies - that's another story. Thanks for the yummy recipe and the sweet deja vu.

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      teacherjoe52 4 years ago

      Hi teaches.

      I am sure your pie is delicious however, I never liked pumpkin pie. Now give me a big fat slice of pumpkin bread with gobs of homemade butter. Yum yum.

      Do you make jack o lanters out of the pumpkin? That was fun as a kid.

      God bless you.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Moon pies is another name for Whoopie pies, Oceansider. They are all delicious. Thanks for coming by and have a great evening.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Pamela, I have to say chocolate is my favorite flavor for any treat, but these pumpkin pies are great too. You have a wonderful evening.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I am surprised at the number of people who have never heard of these pies. Guess it's a northern US thing after all. I hope you get a chance to try one some day. Enjoy!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Cogerson, I am betting that your little girls will love these round gooey treats and the name that goes with them. Thanks for you positive support here. Be well and strong.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Carol, love the cream cheese filling on these pies too. The title pulled in others as well, guess it is kind of a curiosity! Thanks for your read and support.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Robin, it is a nice add to Thanksgiving meals since you can have an individual treat for each person visiting. The filling is just beyond compare! Thanks for such a nice compliment and comparison to Triple D, which I also watch and love. Take care now.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Alphagirl, enjoy them with your kids. These treats seem to be a real hit with kids (and most men for some reason). Thanks for you support of the hub. Be well and strong.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Drby, I'll tell my hubby this for you -- he's the one who loves them so much. Take care and have a great weekend.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Teacherjoe, I am with you on the pumpkin bread! However, these pies are not really like the traditional pumpkin pies, they are more like the pumpkin bread. I think you would enjoy them. I am not a big fan of Halloween, but I did some jack o lanterns as a kid. Blessings.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Delicious and yummy. Great information on the whoopie pies. Your hub has made my mouth water. Great hub, voted up.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Vellur, I enjoyed one today and they are still really good and fluffy. Yummy is right! Thanks for your supportive vote. Enjoy your weekend.

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      TeachableMoments 4 years ago from California

      Teaches, wonderful recipe hub. I like how you gave readers a little history lesson and trivia quiz on whoopie pies. Your directions are easy to follow and the great pics help a lot. Perfect recipe for the season. Voted up.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks Teachable for your support and positive reflection of the content. I love these pies and yes, they are perfect for the fall season. Take care and be well.

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      The Frog Prince 4 years ago from Arlington, TX

      How about Fed Exing me a batch?

      The Frog

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Frog prince, if only my husband would share! I barely got one out of the batch. :) thanks for coming by. Have a great Friday.

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      These Whoopie Pies sound delicious, teaches, and I love their name! I'd like to vote for all the pies in your poll - I think that they would all taste wonderful. Thanks for the background information as well as for sharing the recipe.

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      Theresa Ast 4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Well teaches, now you have done it. :) My three son's love everything pumpkin and I love everything cream cheese. Clearly I have no options here. :) I will "have" to make these. Probably twice!

      Once to make sure they come out OK and the second time the day before Thanksgiving. Thanks for a wonderful story and a great recipe. :)

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Had to pin this. Wow do they look good. Now if I can find the banana peanut butter ones mentioned in your poll I'll be set. Great recipe! Voted up and pinned.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Alicia, I think that they would all taste good too, but then I would gain about twenty pounds -- not good. Thanks for your visit here and for sharing. Take care.

      Phdast7, oh, your sons are going to be in heaven with these! I have to refrain from eating two when we have them! Thanks for your visit and enjoy them soon!

      Glimmer, I think you have something there -- may have to ask my hubby to make these too! Good way to get some more. Thanks for your visit and pin. Enjoy your weekend, friend.

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      teacherjoe52 4 years ago

      Hi teaches.

      My oplogies.

      After reading the recipe, they do sound a lot like pumpkin bread. I wish we had pumpkins here so I could try out the recipe. Unless you were to gracious enough to mail me some. ha ha I don't think they would get through. They would probably end up in the bottom of a drivers stomach and claim to be lost.

      God bless you.

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      Donna Hilbrandt 4 years ago from Upstate New York

      Bring on the pumpkin! I love the background information you provided in this hub. What an interesting history for a sweet treat. Voted up and sharing.

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      Cynthia Calhoun 4 years ago from Western NC

      MMMM! I love this time of year for all things pumpkin! Beautiful hub and I can't wait to try to make these! I'm going to link this to my pumpkin hub (publishing it in a few minutes). Awesome job! Voted up and shared and pinned and tweeted and...this is just awesome!

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      Adrienne Janet Farricelli 4 years ago from USA

      Wow the pictures are making me so hungry! I will have to try these one day~!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Donna, I love this time of year for all the wonderful pumpkin treats that are out there. Thanks for visiting, voting and sharing. Enjoy something pumpkin today!

      Cclitgirl, thanks for the support, Cyndi. I am going to visit your hub post for backlinking as well. I am so enjoying all the pumpkin recipes this month.

      Alexadry, If you like pumpkin, then this will fulfill your desires. Thanks for stopping by, and you have a great day!

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      kelleyward 4 years ago

      Hi teaches! This looks so good. Wow my boys would love this. Thanks for sharing. I'll definitely make this one. Gave 5 stars and voted up. Blessings, Kelley

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      kelleyward 4 years ago

      Hi teaches! This looks so good. Wow my boys would love this. Thanks for sharing. I'll definitely make this one. Gave 5 stars and voted up. Blessings, Kelley

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, Kelley, for coming by to support the hub. Take care and enjoy your boys this weekend. God bless you.

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      lindacee 4 years ago from Southern Arizona

      I'm lovin' anything pumpkin these days. This is my favorite time of the year. Pumpkin bagels, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin cookies... Now I can add pumpkin whoopie pies to the list. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi teaches,

      What a great recipe on something I've not heard of before. Loved reading the history of Whoopie Pies! Very interesting the Amish connection. I used to love pumPkin in New Zealand and ate it many ways . Unfortunately it is not readily available here apart from from Halloween time. voted up ++++++ thanks for a great recipe and story!

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Diana, this soo yummy!! they're such a delight to the eyes. much more on the tastebuds :) love it :)

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      Mike Robbers 4 years ago from London

      The first two pictures look so yummy! I feel so hungry after reading this :) Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe, voted up!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I know! The Pumpkin options are wonderful and I am getting around to sampling each one this season. Thanks, Lindacee, for stopping by here.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Suzie, I don't think people here in the US have it readily available, except for canned, most of the year. We do have more opportunity to eat it in the warmer southern states a little more often since they are harvested earlier. Enjoy it when you can.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Unknown, I am shamefully admitting that I ate a few too many the past week. Still, I enjoyed every bite! Thanks for visiting and for your support. Take care.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hey, Mike! You will have to try some, even if they are store bought. Glad you came by here and thanks for the vote of support. Enjoy your week.

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      Sueswan 4 years ago

      Hi Teaches,

      I have never tried whoopie cakes. They sound sinfully delicious.

      Bookmarking this recipe.

      I am going to Portage,Indiana in a few weeks for the Elvis Fantasy fest. I will have to keep my eyes open for whoopie cakes. lol

      Take care :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Sue, you may find some in that area. They are extra good home-made. The Elvis Fantasy Fest sounds interesting. Do I see a hub coming on this? Thanks for visiting the hub. Have a great week.

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      alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

      What an unusual recipe and a nice take on the traditional pumpkin pie. I'll forward this to the family cook to see how it turns out. Voting this Up and Useful.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I am really surprised that this is so new to many people. We have enjoyed these pies for years and enjoy them during the different seasons. I hope you do enjoy them soon, Alocsin, they are really good! Thanks for coming by here and for your supportive votes.

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      Lisa Williams 4 years ago

      I just wanted to let you know, I made these pies the other day and they were soooo good! Everyone loved them and they all got eaten within two days, and it makes a lot! Thank you for sharing!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Lisa, I am so glad to hear that these pies were actually duplicated through the hub's posting! Thanks for sharing this news. We have some stashed away in the freezer for future night cravings.. it does make quite a big batch! Enjoy your fall season with family. Blessings.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Mmm another for me to share. Thanks for this great recipe my friend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Mmm another for me to share. Thanks for this great recipe my friend.

      Eddy.

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      Terrye Toombs 4 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      nummers nummers! Voted up & sharing!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Eddy and Terrye, thank you for your visit and support. These are the best whoopie pies I have ever tasted -- and I have had quite a few. Have a great day out there.

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      b. Malin 4 years ago

      Wow Teacher, how Clever and Interesting. Please thank your Husband for discovering this one. Nothing says Fall better, thanks for sharing the Recipe. And the Video was Fun too!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 4 years ago from West Virginia

      Teaches, voted this up, useful, awesome, and interesting. They look great and I bet they taste even better. I enjoyed the history that your provided among other information. Couldn't imagine a thousand pound+ whoopie pie. It was for a great cause. Great job on everything teaches, as always. 5 stars as well. Well done:) LOL

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      B. Malin, I will tell my hubby how much you liked these whoopie pies -- then maybe he'll make me some more! Thanks for coming by here. Glad you enjoyed the video, Dianna Krall is one of my hubby's favorite singers/musicians.

      Lyricwriter, Thanks for all the votes of support. I would have liked to have seen that huge 1000 pound pie. Take care.

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      Tammy 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Gorgeous hub! I grew up in Pennyslvania. My Grandma used to make these with chocolate and a vanilla filling made with a crisco icing. She called them Gobs. They were heavenly. I LOVE pumpkin and this looks fabulous. Pinning, sharing, tweeting!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Tammy, I can just taste those yummy chocolate whoopie pies. I know that if Grandma made them -- they were good! I do love that crisco icing too and I use the recipe for others treats other than Gobs. Thanks for stopping by here and for sharing. Enjoy your day.

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      Natasha 4 years ago from Hawaii

      What a delicious-sounding combination! I may need to wait until it's a tiny bit cool, though. It's supposed to be in the 90s this week for me, so it isn't really fall weather!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I can relate tot hat, Natasha. We are still in the 90's and it doesn't really seem like fall yet. However, I am still eating those pies - I have no will power to resist. Thanks for coming in to visit. Enjoy your day.

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      ignugent17 4 years ago

      Looks so yummy! I do hope I can make this one.

      Voted up and more!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ignugent, it is not hard to make at all, but it does take some patience. If you make the full batch, you will have plenty for days to enjoy or to give away. Enjoy!

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      Ruth R. Martin 4 years ago from Everywhere Online ~ Fingerlakes ~ Upstate New York

      I grew up in an Old Order Mennonite home (Pennsylvania Dutch) and we did love our whoopie pies. My mom did not make them often because in a family of seven children it took too many cookies already, without them being doubled up into whoopie pies :)

      Another great twist on the pumpkin whoopie pies is to add chocolate chips into the cookie dough. One of my favorite cookie recipes was pumpkin choc. chip - an amazing combo! (Especially for choc. lovers!)

      Fantastic hub! I like how you included the history and other info on the whoopie pie. Voted up :)

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      ElleBee 4 years ago

      I love pumpkin so I will have to make these soon! I've never made whoopie pies, so this could be a good excuse to try it out. And healthwealthmusic - I wouldn't complain if that pumpkin choc chip cookie recipe made its way into a hub sometime soon ;) Voted up.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      healthwealth, I will try the chocolate chips next time. This is my delight , chocolate! You must have enjoyed many many of these yummy treats through the years. What a blessing. Thanks for your visit and support.

      Elle. you will enjoy the pumpkin pies if you do make these. Thanks so much for visiting here and your vote. Enjoy your day.

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      justmesuzanne 4 years ago from Texas

      Wow! Those look great! Many thanks! Voted up, useful and will give it a try! :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Suzanne, these are really great! Thanks for the votes and support. Enjoy!

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I have never eaten a Whoopie pie. They sound interesting, but since it is just the two of us, I doubt that I will ever make them. Enjoyed reading about them however. Pumpkin ones would be perfect for this time of year! Up votes.

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      krsharp05 4 years ago from 18th and Vine

      They look wonderful, especially this time of year when it's starting to cool down and the breeze is coming on! I can't turn down something fluffy made with pumpkin. I've never had a whoopie-pie but I'm going to give it a try. -K

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Peggy, if you ever do find some do try them. They are good. Take care.

      Krsharp, they are fluffy. I enjoy every mouthful too! Thanks for visiting.

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      Susan Ream 4 years ago from Michigan

      I'm so excited to try these. I was surprised at the low amount of sugar in the cakes and the organic ingredients .. sounds healthy to me!! I'll need to try them when my grandchildren are here so I won't eat them all. LOL

      I like the pictures you took and displayed to demonstrate the process. Great video to put with this creative hub. :)

      Voted up

      Mekenzie

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mekenzie, these sweet treats have some healthy ingredients, probably still more on the "no" list, but can't resist these. Glad you are going to try them. Let me know how you like them. Enjoy!

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      Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

      This is great. As soon as October hit I start thinking pumpkin and I have never heard of these! They sound great I have to try them, thank you!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I hope you enjoy this really yummy treat, Jackie. It is a favorite of mine during the fall season. Thanks for stopping in and leaving a comment. Enjoy your week.

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      billips 4 years ago from Central Texas

      I'm familiar with whoopie pies but never had the pumpkin variety - looks like a great way to use up extra pumpkin, and there's always lots of that - regards - B.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Billips, this was my first time having pumpkin whoopie pies also. They are really a great choice for the fall. Thanks for stopping by here today. Enjoy the fall season.

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      Deborah Neyens 4 years ago from Iowa

      What an awesome hub full of all sorts of fun information. And the recipe looks great! I first learned of whoopie pies only a few years ago and have had only the original version, but this looks like a fabulous addition to a fall party. I'm pinning this.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      This recipe adds a fluffier cake-type pie with a creamy filling. It is additive. Glad you stopped in, Deborah. Thanks for your support. Enjoy your day.

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      Melanie Chisnall 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

      I really should not have been reading this when I'm starving...YUM!!! We're celebrating Thanksgiving for the first time this year as a new tradition (we don't celebrate it here), and this sounds like a lot more fun than Pumpkin Pie! Thanks for the idea - voted up, awesome, interesting :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I think as a substitute for pumpkin pie, you would see some very favorable votes! Thanks for your valued comment here. See you around the pages.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi teache,

      I know I already commented on this awesome hub - just wanted to let you know iv'e pinned it on my site! :-) Yummmmmmy!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, Suzie! I am now hungry for one -- I do have some in the freezer but do I dare eat one today? Yum is right!

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      Dancing Water 4 years ago

      Very interesting, clever article and a scrumptious recipe! Great photos and fun video! Wonderful hub to get us into the fall baking mood!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Dancing Water, I can't think of anything more "fall" motivating than pumpkin. Thanks for your visit here today. Keep safe.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I haven't had a whoopie pie in a few years. These look delish. I really shouldn't view recipe hubs late at night, but I chew gum as I read them so I don't get tempted to eat! :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Linda, I know you can relate to these little moon pies... Very tempting! Good tip with the gum chewing!

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      Great Recipes 4 years ago

      This recipe with a pumpkin spice latte would be just divine. Thank you for sharing this with us all.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Great recipes, I think you have it right; pumpkin latte would cap this off well. Thanks for your visit today.

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 4 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi teaches!!

      CONGRATS ON HOTD!

      I just woke to this beaming at me and was delighted you were acknowledged!!

      I had to re comment having commented before as it is an amazing and delicious looking recipe. So well deserved of this HOTD. Great layout, info, love the trivia and great photos! Pinned in my delicious deserts! Congrats again.

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      v1p3r 4 years ago

      Amazing Hub

      Thank You

      Voted

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      Mazlan 4 years ago from Malaysia

      Congrats on HOTD award. It is amazing that so many of our team members were given this award in the last couple of days. I have not tried this before, but sure look sumptuous. Not sure if they sell it here, but will keep a look out for it. Keep up the good work.

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      2patricias 4 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      These look great! I have never tried making anything like these. In fact not sure I've seen them here in England.

      Congrats on the HOTC award.

      I am adding a link to this from my Recipe Index for HubPages - under "pumpkin".

      Also, voting up.

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      These are a nice change of pace for the fall season. Of course who needs a season to serve whoopee pies?? Your detailed instructions and photographs make this a recipe that will be easy to try. Thank you for sharing this and congratulations on hub of the day.

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      Donna Hilbrandt 4 years ago from Upstate New York

      Congratulations on HOTD!

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      RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

      Congrats on your Hub of the Day award for a fun recipe! :)

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      mjkearn 4 years ago

      Hi Teaches

      Congrats on HOTD. So well deserved for such a great hub and awesome hubber.

      Rock on Teaches.

      MJ.

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      Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

      Congratulation on the HOTD! You definitely deserved this win. This recipe sounds easy to make as well as yummy. Thanks for sharing.

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      Sue B. 4 years ago

      This hub is simply DANGEROUS. It sounds easier than I ever realized which makes it a double threat. I'm really hoping I don't make these routinely.... :)

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      Gail Sobotkin 4 years ago from South Carolina

      Congratulations on earning HOTD accolade for this well written and wonderfully illustrated hub.

      I particularly enjoyed reading the history of whoopie pies.

      Voted up, useful, beautiful and interesting.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      Congrats on getting HOTD on this one: well deserved. I grew up on Moon Pies, and I still love them. I have bookmarked this Hub so I can make some of these for sure.

      I voted this Hub UP, will share (will try to Pin, too)

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      Andrea Rose 4 years ago

      sounds amazing and the background information was great. Nice hub

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Woot for HOTD! Way to go Dianna! :)

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      Sherri 4 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

      I have never eaten a whoopie pie of any kind, although I've heard of them. I am as fascinated with the history and lore you shared here as I am about making the pies. I'll bet they smell great baking! Up, interesting, useful. And congrats on the HOTD!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Sally, oh yes, the smell of them baking fills the home and makes eating them fulfilling. I appreciate your visit here today and your votes. Enjoy your day.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Suzie, thank you. I woke up to this and thought I was dreaming! Nice to know the recipe is a good one and people enjoy it. I know I do.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thank you V1p3r, I appreciate your support.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thank you, greatstuff. Good to hear about the team members winning awards. If you don't find them in the stores, make them soon. Enjoy!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      2patricias, I think these are common in the northern parts of the US. I haven't seen them too other places. I hope you do try them some day and let me know how you like the recipe. I'll join you for a cup of coffee.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Pstraubie, Thank you. I agree, you can enjoy these any time of the year.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Donnah, thank you. I appreciate your stopping by to say hello.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thank you, RTalloni, I am just glad that people enjoy the recipe idea.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Mjkearn, many thanks. Good to see you here today. Enjoy your day.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thelma, I appreciate your support. It is amazingly easy to make this dessert.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Sue, you are so right! We made these and have to hide them from ourselves! Thanks for the support.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Happy, thank you. These pies are very popular where I was born in the Midwest. Used to eat them at least a couple times a month. I have to take it easy these days.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hey Mary, thank you. Thanks for the votes and sharing (be careful on the pin -- I think I already pinned it). Take care, dear one.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Many thanks, Andrea. I appreciate your coming by to leave a comment. Enjoy your day.

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      leahlefler 4 years ago from Western New York

      Oh my goodness, these look absolutely delightful! My mouth is watering - fall is my favorite baking season because of the pumpkins and apples. These whoopie pies are fantastic!!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Linda, I thank you doubly for the award mentions. You have made my day! Take care dear lady.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hello, Leah! I am sold on this recipe for any time of the year, but especially enjoy it during the fall season. Thank you. Enjoy your day's journey.

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      Comfort Babatola 4 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      Whoopie!!! Just came back to say, Congrats on winning the HOTD. Well deserved.

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      Mike Pugh 4 years ago from New York City

      I love the recipe here, the trivia was fun to read, and I gave the poll a try to, you definitely know how to turn a hub into a stellar one indeed. Nicely done Teaches12345.

      Oh and them images are super yummy looking, I'm gonna pass this on to my wife as well, she might wanna add it to her baking selections as well. Thanks!

      Thumbs up and getting shared for sure.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ha, ha,ha! Love your opening to this comment. Thank you for stopping by, Comfort B. I appreciate your kind support.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I am glad you came by here today, CloudExplorer. Thank you for your support. I think you will enjoy this recipe when you try it. I know that it can be addictive once you try it.

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      Sinea Pies 4 years ago from Northeastern United States

      Congratulations on being selected for Hub of the Day! What a great article. Voted up and awesome. :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Sinea, thank you. Hope you do try the recipe some day, it's really good.

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 4 years ago from Chennai, India

      Congrats on the well-deserved HOTD! This well-formatted recipe hub of yours is packed with detailed instructions, engaging trivia and titbits and handy step-by-step photos! Way to go!

      Thanks for SHARING. Useful & Interesting. Voted up

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      ishwary, thank you. I appreciate your words of encouragement. Take care and be well.

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Wow, these look great! Congrats on HOTD. This is a very attractive hub! Voted up and more! Way to go, teaches!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Victoria, thank you for your kind words of support Have a most enjoyable day, friend.

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      anglnwu 4 years ago

      Congrats on HOD. I've never had these before but they look sumptious. Will have to try them, now that the season is upon. Rated up.

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      Mary Strain 4 years ago from The Shire

      Congratulations on HOTD, Teaches! You deserve it! :-)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Anglnwu, Thanks much. I hope you try them soon, they will make the fall season come alive! Take care.

      Molly, thanks for the support. I appreciate your encouraging comment. Enjoy your day.

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      Denise Handlon 4 years ago from North Carolina

      Dianna-congratulations on the Yummy HOTD selection here. My late husband, John loved Whoopie Pies. These look awesome and I love the autumn version you've created with the pumpkin and maple. It's perfect! Rated up/stars/and sharing

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      HowIConquered 4 years ago

      Wow, those things look amazing. Great pictures as well. Definitely will consider making these this holiday season.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Congratulations on hotd. These look really good. I know my husband would sure like them. Voted uP!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Denise, thank you four support. My hubby admits that he is addicted to these pies. The pumpkin may just be my favorite, but then chocolate can easily take the lead.

      How1conquered, if you don't make them, try to buy them. They are worth the effort. Thanks for your visit here today. Thank you.

      Moonlake, Thanks for the vote and your support. If you get your husband started on these, he may just be hooked for life. Have a great day.

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      jenbeach21 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      This looks so good! I am definitely going to have to try these!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      When you do try these, Jen, you may just have to keep making them. I know they are very addictive and have to control myself. Thanks for your visit here today.

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      Shampa Sadhya 4 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Congrats! You deserve it.

      I will definitely try to prepare this. It looks quite yummy. Voted up and awesome! Sharing and pinning.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      thank you, shampa. It is a wonderful experience when you take your first bite of these pies.

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      Kimberlie Kacan 4 years ago from Brooklyn, NY

      Those look REALLY good!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Kimberlie, the looks are tempting, but the taste will really convince you of their goodness. Thanks for your support. Enjoy your day.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      What a clever Hub, and those pumpkin whoopee pies look delicious. Congratulations, well earned HOTD!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Rebecca, thank you for your support of my writing efforts. Since I have looked at these pies off and on all day, I am going to have to have one later. Enjoy your evening.

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      carolynkaye 4 years ago from USA

      They look delicious!!! Great Hub :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, Carolyn. They are all that! Take care.

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      What a timely hub. Gotta try it, Dianna.

      Congrats on the HOTD :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hi, Ruchira. Glad you like the recipe idea. Hope you find it to your liking. Thanks for the support and well wishes.

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      kelleyward 4 years ago

      Back to say congrats!!!! I love this hub. Take care, Kelley

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, Kelley. I do appreciate your coming by to support the hub. Blessings, dear friend.

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      hrymel 4 years ago from Fort George G Meade, MD

      They look wonderful, I can't wait to try this recipe.

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      susanm23b 4 years ago

      What a wonderful and yummy hub! I will definitely try this great recipe! I love pumpkin (I'm working on a pumpkin recipe hub right now) and I also love The Brown Eyed Baker. Her rootbeer float cake is a WOW! Wonderful job on a well-deserved "Hub of the Day"--beautiful photos too :)

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      India Arnold 4 years ago from Northern, California

      I will be making these for sure! Great recipe, layout, and information! Totally perfect choice for Hub Of The day! Congrats!

      HubHugs~

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      Robin Grosswirth 4 years ago from New York

      Diane, BTW, Congrats on the hub of the day award!!!

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      Lady Wolfs 4 years ago

      I have never heard of this kind of pie, but they look really good. I have always loved pumpkin pies and bread. Perfect for the season. Nice hub. Congratulations on "Hub Of The Day". Clap Clap!!

      Voted up and awesome!

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      Jenn-Anne 4 years ago

      The only appropriate comment here would be: YUM! Awesome hub!

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      Ms. Immortal 4 years ago from NJ

      I had my first and only w

      hoppie pie while visiting my sister in Ohio. We went to Amish country and there it was in the Amish bakery looking so amazing. I couldn't resist. A pumpkin version sounds delicious!

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      crystaleyes 4 years ago from Earth

      Amazing whoopie pies! I should make them.. i am sure they will be liked at home.. congrats on HOTD! very informative hub.. voted up and useful definitely..

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      Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

      Congratulations on your hub of the Day! These pumpkin whoopie pies look scrumptious! October is the perfect time to make them, too, with all the fresh pumpkins at the farmers' markets. Voted up and pinned!

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      GoldenThreadPress 4 years ago

      Wow! I thought I was the only one lovin' this Hub! Super job! I loved the history and recipe (will try it). I am a newbie to Whoopie Pies. Never had them until a couple of years ago. Even so, I love, love, love them! And, for that I voted your Hub up!--Deb

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      KDuBarry03 4 years ago

      Congrats on the hub of the day, Dianna! I used to eat whoopies like crazy; I remember there was this mom & pop store right where I lived in NYC and they were always amazing! Huh...now I'll be searching for them; definitely in the mood for one :) Great job and great info!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, hrymel. Enjoy one for me too.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I saw the root beer float cake and wondered if it was good. I will have to try that next. Thanks, Susan, for coming by to visit.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Kqkeystrokes, thanks for the warm wishes.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Robin, thank you so much!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Lady Wolfs, thank you for your support. Pumpkin is just what makes the fall special, no matter what the treat.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Jenn-Anne, Thanks! Yes, yum is a good description.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Oh yes, the Amish country does know how to make these wonderful pies. Thanks, Cathy.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thanks, Crystaleyes, for your comment and vote. I hope you enjoy some soon.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Stephanie, thank you for your warm wishes. I agree, with all the fresh pumpkins, making this treat would be wonderful.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Deb, thanks for your vote of support. I am glad to hear that some one else loves these wonderful pies.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hello, Keith! Mom & Pop stores are usually the ones to carry these yummy pies. Haven't seen them much around South Florida. It's all the more reason to make them often.

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      emilybee 4 years ago

      I'll always be partial to the original chocolate whoopie pie but your photos look great and with the organic ingredients I know they'll taste awesome. Voted up.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Emily, I am partial to the chocolate version myself. In fact, my hubby is getting ready to make some this week, that's my kind of whoopie pie! Thanks for your support. Have a great weekend.

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      Emma Harvey 4 years ago from Berkshire, UK

      These look fantastic! I want to try making them - thanks for a great hub!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Emma, so glad you like the recipe idea. Yes, to make them soon. You will truly enjoy them.

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      Prasanna Marlin 4 years ago from Sri lanka

      Congratulations Teacher. I like the pictures you took and displayed to demonstrate.

      Fantastic hub! beautiful and interesting.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Thank you, Prasonline. I am so glad that you came by here and enjoyed the post. Enjoy your day.

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      Linda Rogers 4 years ago from Minnesota

      NUMMY recipe~I love pumpkin and think this sounds like a great type of whoopie pie. Why didn't I think of that? Can't wait to try this recipe. BTW-the picture of the three pies is absolutely mouth watering.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Hello, Minnetonka. I love this recipe myself and can't wait to make our next chocolate batch. Thanks so much for your support. Enjoy your evening.

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      Christy Birmingham 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Congrats on the hub of the day Teaches! I have heard of these treats yet never had one and your hub has me hungry now :) Well written and most deserving of the award. Vote up and sharing too.

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      Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas

      Congrats on HOTD! These whoopie pies look so yummy.. my mouth is watering and now my stomach is growling LOL! What a great hub and thank you for sharing the recipe for these! Up, sharing and gotta pin this one!

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      Angela Kane 4 years ago from Las Vegas, Nevada

      Those look so good, I think I will make it for Halloween.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Christy, Jamie, and Angela wish I could fedex one to you for your support here. Thanks!

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      This sounds delish and if i can get my wife to help out with the recipe, we will give it a try. Very seasonal and makes you feel like it's pumpkin time. Thanks, teaches.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Whonu, I'm sure if you promise to wash the dishes your wife will make you a batch. ;)

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      Cathleena Beams 4 years ago from Lascassas, Tennessee

      Yum - Pumpkin moon pie sounds wonderful to me. I had never heard of these as "whoopie" pies before and enjoyed reading the history and finding out that the Amish children were responsible for naming them as such. Voting up, and pushing all the buttons except for funny. Great hub!

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      Cogerson 4 years ago from Virginia

      Just doing a return visit and letting you know I gave this recipe a spin.....the results did not turn out as well as the photos in your hub....but the quality of the food was pretty darn good.....my wife and older children really liked them....the little ones were not as impressed.....congrats on your Hub of the Day award....very impressive....keep up the great work.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Cathleena, thank you for coming by today. I found the history of the pies interesting as well. My hubby and I make jokes when we take our first bite, "whoopie"!

      Cogerson, I am so thrilled that you made these and so happy they were tasty for your family. Thank you for validating the recipe with your experience. You are an awesome supporter!

      Blessings.

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Congratulations, teaches! This is SO yummy looking, bet the real thing is just yummylicious. I'm salivating. Voting up, way up! Bookmarking and sharing.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Coffee, I agree the photos make them look so yummy, and the reality is - they are! Thanks for your visit here today. Blessings.

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      Mary Wickison 4 years ago from Brazil

      I have never heard of them. They look very good though. Your husband must be a man of fine breeding . I love the video, I had never heard of Diana Krall but boy can she play that piano!

      I will bookmark this for later referral.

      Thanks for the recipe.

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      Janelle 4 years ago from Houston

      I loooooove pumpkin anything! Hence why I just wrote this hub. https://hubpages.com/food/3-Recipes-to-Enjoy-Pumpk...

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Blond Logic, Krull, is one of my husband's favorite musicians. She does play very well. My hubby just made some chocolate ones this morning. Very good as well. I hope you do try them some time, you may find them addictive! Take care and enjoy your day.

      Dazzle, I think pumpkin is such a great treat, especially during this time of year. I will have to look in on your post. Love pumpkin! Be well and strong.

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      todaylearning 4 years ago from Texas, United States

      Thank you for sharing, congratulations too =)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Good to see you here, Todaylearning. Thanks for stopping by and for your visit. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Donna Kristine 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Wonderful recipe. I'll be saying "Whoopie" each time I take a bite of one of these pies - LOL! These are great any time of the year. Voted Up.

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      the girls 4 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      How I wish we were neighbors... Lol! I will be delighted to taste and experience a home-made moon pie. I usually by it in boxes - it is a family fave snack. Voted up and shared

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Kristine, yes, we can eat these anytime of the year. Whoopie! LOL! Thanks for the smile today.

      The girls, that would make me happy to have you as a neighbor. Eating whoopies pies with a friend is even more enjoyable! I enjoyed your visit today.

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      Michael 4 years ago

      Hmm, I usually get my whoopie pie supply from a amish baker I know. But I never thought to consider the possibility of pumpkin whoopie pies! Thanks for the great read. I may even give this a shot soon.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Dontei, if you do try this recipe, you may become hooked for life. I know I am. Thanks for your visit and support. You have a great day.

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      Madison Gardiner. 4 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      Oh my gosh, I'm going to HAVE to make these for Thanksgiving! I love cooking desserts :) Thank you for sharing this amazing recipe!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Madi, I love the chocolate ones, but I am hooked in the pumpkin. You will be the star of the day at Thanksgiving! Enjoy!

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      beingwell 4 years ago from Bangkok

      Oh my! This got me craving. I'm buying a whoopie pie in au bon pain now! Voted up and shared.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Beingwell, sounds like a great idea to me -- enjoy those pies! It was nice to see you here. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      Now those whoopie pies look delicious :). I love baking. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Definitely voted up and useful!

      Chris

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Chris, the pictures make these look good, but they are even better in reality! Thanks for the visit and support. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Dianna,

      I came back to read your recipe again, and to wish you a Happy Birthday on December 17th.

      Happy Birthday!!!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Daisy, I appreciate your returning and for your sweet greeting. I loved the cake you posted -- I tasted it in my dreams -- Yum!

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      ryanjhoe 4 years ago from Somewhere over the rainbow

      I love something creamy and it looks yummy. Maybe I will try to make whoopie pie based on your recipe. You have pretty complete information about it. Thanks for sharing! :)

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Ryan, your description of these cakes are right on - they are so creamy and delish! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Enjoy your weekend.

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      Jessee R 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Congratz Teaches... on the hub of day... :)

      Fabulous .. mouth watering hub here.. and excellently described

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      dearabbysmom 3 years ago from Indiana

      I live in Indiana Amish country, and many of our local restaurants and bakeries have whoopie pies. Usually they are chocolate with either white or peanut butter frosting in the middle. I have seen pumpkin with cream cheese frosting, but never this maple frosting, which I think would be just perfect with the pumpkin. A delicious twist on this, and I'm eager to try!

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      I am envious of you easy access to these wonderful pies. When I lived up north, we dined at the local Amish restaurant and enjoyed these as well as the wonderful food. Thank you for visiting and enjoy a whoopie pie for me!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      It's about to be fall, I think it's about time you share some whoopie pies with your good friends :))

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      Linda, I think you are right! We could enjoy them over a cup of hot tea or coffee. I am thinking about making some again soon for the fall season coming up soon.

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      Mary Craig 2 years ago from New York

      Whoopie! What a great recipe and you couldn't have resurrected this wonderful hub at a better time. Its quite obvious why this was a hub of the day!

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I think it's about time my hubby made me a batch of these, Tillsontitan. THanks for reminding me of the enjoyment. Take care and be safe out there.

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