Homemade Whoopie Pies: A Traditional Amish Country Treat!

Homemade whoopie pies are one of our Lancaster County bakery’s specialties. This favorite Pennsylvania Dutch dessert is a thick, sweet layer of creamy filling sandwiched in between two soft cookie-like pieces of rich, moist cake. They got their name from the cry of delight they inspire – and your first bite will tell you why! Whether you enjoy whoopie pies as a snack or dessert, they’re sure to bring back sweet Lancaster County memories.

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Our Whoopie Pie Recipe Is A Family Tradition

In Bird-in-Hand, we’ve taken a favorite Amish treat and made it our own. For starters, we give you more of what you love. Our jumbo whoopie pies feature two large layers of our home-baked cake filled with a generous layer of our extra smooth and creamy filling. Choose classic chocolate with vanilla filling or several other popular and seasonal flavor combinations. Order your favorite whoopie pie online or try a sampler!

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Can’t decide? Order a sampler pack with 12 delicious whoopie pies.

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Jumbo Original Chocolate Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Original Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Our Jumbo Original Whoopie Pies are a true Amish Country classic. Our Lancaster County whoopie pies give you more of what you love. Two oversized layers of…

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Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (12-count)

$26.95

Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (12-count)

We offer our large Whoopie Pies in several popular flavors, including original chocolate, peanut butter, pumpkin and red velvet. Every one of these Lancaster…

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Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Our Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies are a delicious twist on a classic Pennsylvania Dutch treat. Baked on our premises in Lancaster County, our giant whoopie…

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Jumbo Original Chocolate Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Original Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Our Jumbo Original Whoopie Pies are a true Amish Country classic. Our Lancaster County whoopie pies give you more of what you love. Two oversized layers of…

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Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Our Jumbo Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies are a delicious twist on a classic Pennsylvania Dutch treat. Baked on our premises in Lancaster County, our giant whoopie…

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Jumbo Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Harvesting pumpkins is an autumn tradition here in Bird-in-Hand. Maybe that’s why our Jumbo Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are a customer favorite. We start with two…

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Jumbo Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

$13.95

Jumbo Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

We turned a traditional Amish treat into a flavorful creation all our own. Our Jumbo Red Velvet Whoopie Pies will delight your taste buds with more of what…

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Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (6-count)

$13.95

Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (6-count)

We offer our large Whoopie Pies in several popular flavors, including original chocolate, peanut butter, pumpkin and red velvet. Every one of these Lancaster…

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Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (12-count)

$26.95

Jumbo Whoopie Pie Sampler (12-count)

We offer our large Whoopie Pies in several popular flavors, including original chocolate, peanut butter, pumpkin and red velvet. Every one of these Lancaster…

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NEED MORE? ASK ABOUT BULK ORDERING HOMEMADE BAKED GOODS

Whether you’re entertaining a group, catering a special event, giving corporate gifts, or just stocking the freezer, we’re happy to help. When you need a large quantity of goodies from our online bakery shop, we are happy to accommodate your bulk orders. The following items are available in bulk:

We ask for at least three weeks notice to prepare your bulk or corporate gift order. Please note that during the holiday season, order deadlines and quantity limits may be in effect. Shipping and handling are determined by the order. Contact us for an estimate.

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About Bird-in-Hand

In the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, Bird-in-Hand is the perfect Lancaster County vacation destination. The Smucker family has been welcoming travelers to the village for generations. Visitors today can choose from a variety of lodging and dining options, exceptional live entertainment, and a host of unique events, including a guided tour of Amish farmlands, a home-cooked barbecue banquet in a cornfield, hot air balloon rides over patchwork fields, and a farm-to-fork local foods experience, to name just a few. From homemade whoopie pies and shoofly pie to traditional Pennsylvania Dutch fruit spreads and more, the selections in our online store will bring back memories of your time in Bird-in-Hand – for yourself or to share.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Whoopie Pie is a simple, yet delicious Amish and Mennonite dessert consisting of two round pieces of cake with a creamy filling between them.

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You can buy whoopie pies at Bird-in-Hand Bakery, Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant in the gift shop or order online.

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It’s like an inside-out cupcake. The cake is on the outside and the frosting is in the middle. It looks like a sandwich cookie but tastes like cake. One thing is for certain – it is delicious.

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Our traditional whoopie pies feature two layers of our home-baked cake filled with a generous layer of our extra smooth and creamy filling. Choose classic chocolate with a vanilla filling, or try one of our other popular and seasonal flavor combinations:

So long as they are stored in an airtight container (plastic wrap does this very well) the whoopie pies can be kept in a refrigerator for an extended period of time, or even left in room temperature conditions for 1-2days depending on your choice of filling.

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Store your Whoopie Pies in an airtight container or wrapping. We recommend wrapping in tin foil and freezing our shoofly pies, whoopie pies and cookies if you’re not going to consume them within 1-2 days after receiving them. Otherwise, you can wrap them in plastic wrap and leave them on the kitchen counter if you plan on snacking on the treat in a day or two. Take note of the filling, however, as some might require refrigeration.

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According to more than one account, the Whoopie Pie was invented by ingenious Amish women who used leftover cake batter and frosting to make small, practical yet delicious cakes. When their husbands opened their lunchboxes after an arduous morning of work, they would exclaim “Whoopie” whenever these treats were found. Read more about the origin of the Whoopie Pie.

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Yes. We recommend refrigerating due to the filling, but as long as it’s stored in an airtight container it can rest at room temperature for a duration of a day or two. Inside each of our whoopie pies is a delicious creamy center that is prone to melting.

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Whoopie pie is a delicious treat any time of day, any season of the year. Silverware is optional and the pie can be enjoyed with or without a plate thanks to the layer of chocolate cake that surrounds the creamy filling. To enjoy Whoopie Pies with your favorite ice cream we do recommend a spoon at least.

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Our traditional Whoopie Pies are filled with vanilla buttercream, the typical Whoopie Pie filling! We stick to the fundamentals of delicious baked desserts with simple ingredients:

  1. Butter
  2. Powdered sugar
  3. Milk/cream
  4. Vanilla extract

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A Moon Pie is covered in a thin layer of chocolate. Cutting it open, you’ll find two soft graham cracker cookies surrounding a marshmallow filling. Whoopie Pies on the other hand do away with the chocolate layer and are more cake-like despite its appearance as a cookie.

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