Who Invented Whoopie Pies

Whoopie PiesThis was a fun article I was hired to pen as a ghostwriter.  My section stops at Whoopie Pie Fact or Fiction.  

This much-loved dessert has caused dissension among its Eastern devotees.  The Farmer’s Almanac tells us that there are four states claiming the heritage of the whoopie pie: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania.  However, the real story unfolds with the battle between the states of Maine and Pennsylvania around 2007.

News travels fast: Interest sparked in who would win the controversy has been covered in all the popular media beats—The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today—which doesn’t even begin to start the count of Google’s 136,000 pages on the subject.

So what is the buzz all about?  Well, many, many whoopies ago . . . (Read the Full Story)