With just two days until Christmas, the country is baking up sparkling spirits!
That’s according to a new Google Trends report published Thursday. According to the data, sugar cookies, gingerbread cookies, and peanut butter flowers are the most popular cookies in America.
People also became interested in cookies from around the world with searches focused on Italian, Mexican, German and Polish Christmas cookies.
Here are the most searched cookies in each state:
Alabama: Polish Christmas Cookies
Alaska: Christmas sugar cookies
Arizona: Mexican Christmas Cookies
arkansas: Kitchen Sink Christmas Cookies
California: Mini Christmas Cookies
Colorado: Snowball Cookies
Connecticut: Italian Christmas Cookies
Delaware: Italian Christmas Cookies
D.C.: Ginger cookies
Florida: Christmas Butter Cookies
Georgia: Ginger cookies
Hawaii: Ube Christmas Cookies
Idaho: Christmas sugar cookies
Illinois: Christmas Bar Cookies
Indiana: Mexican wedding cookies
Iowa: Spritz Cookies
Kansas: Hot Chocolate Cookies
Kentucky: Royal Icing Christmas Cookies
Louisiana: Ginger cookies
Maine: Italian Christmas Cookies
Maryland: german christmas cookies
Massachusetts: Sugar Cookies
Michigan: Polish Christmas Cookies
Minnesota: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Mississippi: Ginger cookies
Missouri: Red velvet cookies
Mountain: Ginger cookies
Nebraska: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Snowfall: Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies
new hampshire: Candy Cane Cookies
New Jersey: Italian Christmas Cookies
New Mexico: Christmas sugar cookies
NY: Italian Christmas Cookies
North Carolina: Moravian biscuits
North Dakota: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Ohio: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Oklahoma: Mexican Christmas Cookies
Oregon: Ginger cookies
Pennsylvania: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Rhode Island: Italian Christmas Cookies
South Carolina: Ginger cookies
South Dakota: Christmas sugar cookies
Tennessee: Christmas Bar Cookies
Texas: Springerle biscuits
Utah: Candy Cane Cookies
Vermont: Ginger cookies
Virginia: Christmas Bar Cookies
Washington: Christmas Bar Cookies
West Virginia: Mexican wedding cookies
Wisconsin: Peanut Butter Blossoms
Wyoming: Christmas sugar cookies
Now that you know what kind of cookies to leave for Santa, you can turn your attention to some of the other Christmas treats.
More than three in five consumers or 61% of people have desserts or sweets at the top of their shopping list according to a study by Numerator.
Another study by Zippia used Google Search Trends to find the most popular Christmas desserts in the US.
Unsurprisingly, cheesecake is big with New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas, Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Hawaii all vying for this decadent and creamy dessert.
Mint flavors in confections like candy canes, peppermint bark, and peppermint chocolate chip cookies are another crowd pleaser.
Gingerbread men and gingerbread cake are loved in 5 states and the fruitcake is listed as the Carolinas’ favorite dessert.
Here are our editor’s picks for some of the most popular flavors of the holiday season:
Logan’s Candies in Ontario, CA has been making candies by hand since 1933.
There are 28 flavors of ribbon candy, including blueberry cheesecake, maple bacon, plum, eggnog, cloves, and others. The candy canes are available in mint, cinnamon, cherry, and root beer.
The candies are made in-house for a nostalgic treat.
Nationwide shipping orders are paused until after Christmas, but you can call the store to place an order for the new year.
Sprinkles Cupcakes has earned a reputation for having some of the best cupcakes around.
For the holidays, they have festive flavors like Gingerbread, a spiced gingerbread cake topped with cream cheese frosting, dusted with cinnamon sugar, and topped with a little gingerbread man.
Their holiday flavors are only available through December 25, but you can pick up a cupcake at a local store or cupcake ATM with locations in DC, Chicago, NYC, Tampa, Disney Springs, and various locations in Texas and throughout California. .
To celebrate the new year, Sprinkles will offer a delicious pink cake and Chambord.
Their Kir Royale cupcake is made of a frothy pink cake with a Chambord raspberry jam core and cream cheese frosting marbled with Chambord raspberry jam. It will be available for a limited time from December 26 to January 1.
Beloved Susie Cakes bakery started shipping their cakes across the country this year! So even if you don’t live near one of their bakeries in Texas or California, you can enjoy one of their delicious pies made with simple, classic ingredients.
The Chocolate Candy Cane Cake is made up of four rich chocolate cake layers filled with chocolate buttercream and crushed peppermint pieces and topped with a peppermint buttercream frosting.
It’s only available through December 24, but you can pick up a last-minute order in-store or you can order online. It will arrive in a fully recyclable box and you can store it in the freezer for up to 30 days to extend the flavors of the holiday season a little longer.
For a New Years celebration, try the original, best-selling vanilla cake with colorful sugar confetti and a gold 2023 adorning the top.
This small bakery in Napa, California has a spectacular take on the classic French tradition of the bûche de Noël, or Christmas log.
This European-inspired artisan cake is a handmade flourless chocolate cake that is rolled around a rich layer of sweet and sour truffle filling and lightly sweetened whipped cream. It is then finished with a rich fudge glaze and decorated with fondant poinsettias, mushrooms and leaves, holly berries, chocolate shavings, and edible gold dust.
For those not in the historic Napa Mill, it is available for domestic shipping through goldbelly.
Claxton’s Fruitcake Fruitcake
People always joke about fruitcake being something undesirable that you’d like to give away again.
Maybe they just haven’t tried Claxton Fruit Cakes.
The “World’s Best Fruitcake” comes from a small town called Claxton in Georgia. The southern recipe includes, as the name suggests, a variety of fruits and nuts plus molasses, spices, raisins, and imitation rum flavorings.
It’s available to order online year-round, though for obvious reasons, it’s most popular during the holiday season.
Perhaps America’s most famous cheesecake, Junior’s Original New York Cheesecake offers 7 seasonal flavors, including White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake.
Premium white chocolate is mixed and swirled with fresh raspberry puree and baked into a chocolate cookie crust. The entire cake is decorated with a raspberry mirror and finished with a white chocolate mousse rim for fresh raspberry and white chocolate in every bite.
Florida customers looking for a Key Lime Christmas will be happy to know that a Key Lime Pie cheesecake is also available.