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22 Best Christmas Cookies In America, According To Google Trends

Do you live in a state of gingerbread junkies? Or suckers for the classic linzer? Find out.

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Have you ever wondered if everyone else around you loves your favorite Christmas cookie as much as you do? Thanks to Google Trends, now you can find out. See which sweet confections your state craves most during the holiday season.

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Christmas Bar Cookies

Christmas bars are brownies’ festive cousin — and, bonus, they can be made in one pan for easier clean-up. Favorites in: Washington, Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee

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Gingerbread Cookies

No surprises here! Gingerbread is arguably the most classic winter dessert flavor. Favorites in: Oregon, Montana, Louisiana, Vermont, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, District of Columbia

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Mini Christmas Cookies

These little treasures taste just as good as their bigger counterparts, but they’re more portable. Favorites in: California

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

When you take a shortbread or sugar cookie base and add festive frosting or sprinkles, you’ve got an instant classic. Favorites in: Idaho, New Mexico, Alaska, Wyoming, South Dakota

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Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies don’t have to be flashy, and these simple but oh-so-sweet peanut butter cookies are proof. Favorites in: Nevada

Candy Cane Cookies

Red and white cookie dough flavored with peppermint extract and twisted together to form a classic holiday shape... what’s not to love? Favorites in: Utah, New Hampshire

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Mexican Christmas (Wedding) Cookies

Want something that looks as beautiful as it tastes? These balls of butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla are the ticket. Favorites in: Arizona, Oklahoma, Indiana, West Virginia

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Ube Christmas cookies

Soft and chewy, these cookies made from purple yam are a colorful twist on traditional sugar cookies. Favorites in: Hawaii

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Snowball Cookies

Honestly, who wouldn’t want rich, chocolatey cookies coated in powdered sugar? These sweet treats are a spin on Russian tea cakes. Favorites in: Colorado

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

It’s unclear why peanut butter cookies topped with Hershey’s kisses became a Christmas staple, but we’re not mad at it. Favorites in: North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

It’s like hot chocolate — in cookie form. Um, yes, please! You can even add your own favorite hot cocoa toppings, like mini marshmallows. Favorites in: Kansas

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Springerle Cookies

These delicate cookies are both delicious and impressive. The mold can be hard to find, so best to find a local baker to order a (few) dozen. Favorites in: Texas

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Spritz Cookies

If you don’t have some of these light, buttery cookies this time of year, are you even doing the holidays right? Favorites in: Iowa

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Red Velvet Cookies

If you love red velvet cake, red velvet cookies should definitely be on your holiday menu. Favorites in: Missouri

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Kitchen Sink Christmas Cookies

Got some pretzels? M&Ms? Chocolate chips? Throw them all into the batter for these decadent cookies. Favorites in: Arkansas

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Polish Christmas Cookies

Also known as kolaczki, this flaky pastry-style cookie features only a few ingredients, but they pack a jam-filled punch. Favorites in: Michigan, Alabama

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Italian Christmas Cookies

With a texture similar to a sugar cookie, Italian Christmas cookies have a classic, comforting feel but are simple and elegant, too. Favorites in: New York, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Deleware

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Linzer Cookies

Nothing says Christmas quite like these sugar-dusted, jam-filled cookies! Favorites in: Massachusetts

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German Christmas Cookies

There are many varieties of German Christmas cookies, but they’re often served together for a dessert tray with tons of flavor and old-world charm. Favorites in: Maryland

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Moravian Cookies

Paper-thin and packed with spiced molasses flavor, these cookies are like a more delicate version of gingerbread men. Favorites in: North Carolina

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Royal Icing Christmas Cookies

While these may look like standard sugar cookies on the surface, the special meringue-based icing levels them up. Favorites in: Kentucky

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Christmas Butter Cookies

These buttery cookies dipped in chocolate only take 20 minutes to bake and call for just six ingredients. Favorites in: Florida

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