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Common Roots s'more whoopie pie: the best thing I ate this week

A s'more whoopie makes a far better marriage than corn dog pizza.

A s'more whoopie makes a far better marriage than corn dog pizza.

The Minnesota State Fair has started, which means summer is sadly on its way out, and along with it prime camping season. So I was especially pleased to extend the season with this s'more whoopie pie I discovered in the Common Roots bakery case. No reason to stack the logs like an eager scout, or whittle the tip of a roasting stick. All I had to do was plunk down $3.75 and I'd have my s'more fix.

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This s'more whoopie was an ingenious marriage of two classic desserts. The cake lids taste like graham crackers, but without the crunchy snap. They're puffy and chewy with a slightly rough, cornmeal-like texture. Inside is a buttery frosting that reminded me of eating frosting smeared on graham crackers as a treat when I was a kid (am I the only one who did that?). Top that with a swipe of coal-black chocolate and spreadable marshmallow and you have yourself an excellent, sharable snack. No campfire required.