Sand tarts are a Pennsylvania Dutch (Deutsch) Amish Christmas cookie. Here they are given some seasonal color and flavor with walnuts and dried cranberries.
Author: Amber Sutton
Bob’s Red Mill’s United States of Cookies: Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Hazelnuts and Sea Salt (OR)
Oregon’s cookie is chocolate to the max: chocolate shortbread with bittersweet chocolate chunks, dipped in more bittersweet chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt and chopped hazelnuts.
Oklahoma’s cookie is a thumbprint filled with a pecan pie-like filling with mini chocolate chips.
Ohio’s cookie is a bar version of The Buckeye State’s buckeye candy: a shortbread base with a creamy peanut butter layer topped with fudgy chocolate.
North Dakota’s cookie is a simple cutout sugar cookie sandwiching tangy strawberry rhubarb jam.
North Carolina’s cookie bar has a hearty oat crust, pureed sweet potato filling, and crunchy pecan topping with the earthy sweetness of coconut sugar.
New York’s cookie is a snickerdoodle stuffed with an apple pie filling.
New Mexico’s official state cookie is a crispy, sweet shortbread with strong vanilla and subtle anise and cinnamon flavors.
New Jersey’s cookie is a sandwich cookie incorporating cannoli shell crumbs, chocolate chips, orange zest, and a ricotta-based cannoli filling.
New Hampshire’s cookie is a subtly spiced cookie sweetened with molasses. Less spicy than a ginger cookie, less darkly molasses-flavored than a hermit, with a crispy outside and soft inside.