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The No. 1 Holiday Cookie in Each of the 50 States Is…

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Everyone loves sugar cookies, chocolate-chip cookies, and gingerbread. But what did bakers in each of the 50 states pick for their holiday trays besides the straight-up national favorites? Based on page views last December at the sister site of Reader’s Digest, the winners are …

The No. 1 Holiday Cookie in Each of the 50 States Is…
Alabama: Grandma’s Old-fashioned Tea Cakes Alaska: Iced Pumpkin Cookies Arizona: Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Cookies Arkansas: Easy Lemon Cookies California: Persimmon Cookies Colorado: Ultimate High-Altitude Chocolate-Chip Cookies Connecticut: Italian Cookies Delaware: Pizzelles III (Italian wafer cookies) District of Columbia: Rugelach 2 Florida: Mexican Wedding Cookies Georgia: Fruitcake Cookies Hawaii: Melt-in-Your-Mouth Shortbread Idaho: Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Cookies III Illinois: Cream Cheese Kolacky (small filled pastry) Indiana: No-Bake Cookies Iowa: Peanut Clusters Kansas: Peanut Clusters Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Balls Louisiana: Yummy Pecan Pralines Maine: Cranberry and Orange Cookies Maryland: Chewy Peanut-Butter Chocolate-Chip Cookies Massachusetts: Italian Anisette Cookies Michigan: Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti Minnesota: Spritz Cookies IV Mississippi: Russian Tea Cakes Missouri: Gooey Butter Cookies Montana: Marbled Almond Roca (cookie bars) Nebraska: Cherry Mash Bars Nevada: Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Cookies III New Hampshire: Molasses Cookies New Jersey: Pignoli Cookies New Mexico: Biscochitos I New York: Rainbow Cookies North Carolina: Easy and Fun Peanut-Butter Balls North Dakota: Rosettes Ohio: Buckeye Cookies III (Peanut Butter and Chocolate Balls) Oklahoma: Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar Oregon: Marbled Almond Roca Pennsylvania: Pizzelles III Rhode Island: Prune-and-Raisin-Filled Cookies South Carolina: Pecan Chewies South Dakota: Seven-Layer Bars Tennessee: Peanut Blossoms Texas: Mexican Wedding Cookies Utah: Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Cookies Vermont: Ultimate Maple Snickerdoodles Virginia: Saltine Toffee Cookies Washington: Marbled Almond Roca West Virginia: Pecan Sandies Wisconsin: Chocolate Toffee Crunchies Wyoming: Candy Cane Cookies

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