Kentucky’s cookie imitates its famous Derby Pie, with chunks of dark chocolate, crunchy chopped pecans, and a hint of bourbon.
This baklava is a cross between an apple pie and baklava, with layers of flaky phyllo pastry, pecans, and diced apples, soaked in maple syrup.
Almost every year I knock myself out baking for Christmas. Past journals tell of exhausting marathons through homemade candies, batches of cookies, rum cakes, stollen, and other treats to send to friends and bring to family gatherings. In years past I’ve sent care packages to friends, usually including four different things but often stollen, rum […]
Kansas’ cookie is as sunshiny as a sunflower, with hearty oats, nutty toasted sunflower seeds, and sweet butterscotch chips.
Iowa’s cookie is not quite a cookie, not quite a muffin, and imitate apple fritters, with bits of fresh apple and a cinnamon glaze.
Indiana’s cookie is basically a snickerdoodle with nutmeg added to the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Illinois’ cookie is a simple vegan drop cookie chock-full of chocolate chips and coconut.
Idaho’s cookie is sweet and savory shortbread with walnuts, chocolate chips, and potato chips.
Hawaii’s cookie is a shortbread cutout chock-full of sweet, creamy macadamia nuts, dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with flaked coconut.
Georgia’s cookie features the state’s signature peaches and sneaks sweet potato into a vegan snickerdoodle.