Minnesota’s Classic Spritz Cookies evoke the Danish Butter Cookies whose tins appear in supermarkets at Christmas and in sewing rooms holding buttons and other sewing notions. Crisp, buttery little mouthfuls that are all too easy to overeat.
Michigan’s cookie is moist and full of apple flavor thanks to shredded apple, apple cider, and a cider and brown sugar glaze.
Massachusetts’ cookie has a vanilla blancmange sandwiched between two cake-like vanilla cookies, the top smeared with chocolate ganache and sprinkled with rainbow nonpareils.
Maryland’s cookie is a cake-like vanilla cookie slathered with a layer of fudge as thick as the cookie itself.
Maine’s cookie is a crispy lemon cookie sandwiching a sweet, blueberry studded frosting.
Get out your torch: Louisiana’s cookie brings the brulée with a bar cookie imitation of Bananas Foster. A pecan-paved sugar cookie crust is topped with thick cream cheese frosting, rum-soaked banana halves with a crust of caramelized sugar. Recipe source: https://www.bobsredmill.com/recipes/how-to-make/bananas-foster-cookie-bars/ I’ve never been to Louisiana, and I know there’s a lot more than just […]
Kentucky’s cookie imitates its famous Derby Pie, with chunks of dark chocolate, crunchy chopped pecans, and a hint of bourbon.
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.