South Dakota’s cookie is a mini pie version of apple kuchen, a traditional German dessert. It has a bread-like crust, tart spiced apple pie filling, and a creamy vanilla custard on top.
South Carolina’s cookie is a spicy molasses cookie stuffed with rich, creamy chocolate hazelnut spread.
Rhode Island’s cookie is a filled shortbread cookie traditionally made for the Jewish holiday of Purim, with a tangy cranberry and walnut filling in place of the traditional poppyseed.
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.
North Dakota’s cookie is a simple cutout sugar cookie sandwiching tangy strawberry rhubarb jam.
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.
Nevada’s cookie is a peanut butter oatmeal cookie loaded with colorful M&Ms and chocolate chips.