Call it a confectionary controversy, a dessert dilemma, a sweet-treat sacrilege.
The good people of Maine are trying to claim whoopie pies as their own, with statehouse legislation pending to make it the "state treat."
Only, they're not from Maine, declared Joel Cliff, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau.
They're from Lancaster County.
"The whoopie pie originates from here, from the Amish culture," he said. "We're very comfortable with our position on it."
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