Ah, dessert the best part of every meal. Or for some people, it may be the portion of dinner that pushes them into discomfort after an already filling meal. According to food.com, these are the best desserts from each state (and their recipes are linked too). Some of these might be your favorite desserts but for South Dakota's it might surprise you; it was a dessert I had never heard of. Here is each state's favorite dessert and it's in alphabetical order:

1) ALABAMA: CREAM CHEESE POUND CAKE

2) ALASKA: INDIVIDUAL BAKED ALASKA

3) ARIZONA: MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES

4) ARKANSAS: BANANA PUDDING

5) CALIFORNIA: WHIPPED CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

6) COLORADO: MUG BROWNIE

7) CONNECTICUT: ANISE COOKIES

8) DELAWARE: BANANA CAKE

9) FLORIDA: KEY LIME PIE

10) GEORGIA: PEACH COBBLER

11) HAWAII: BUTTER MOCHI

12) IDAHO: SPUDNUTS

13)ILLINOIS: BROWNIES

14) INDIANA: CHERRY DELIGHT DESSERT

15) IOWA: JELL-O CAKE

16) KANSAS: CARAMEL PUFF CORN

17) KENTUCKY: PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE

18) LOUISIANA: BRENNAN'S BANANAS FOSTER

19) MAINE: BLUEBERRY PIE

20)  MARYLAND: SMITH ISLAND CAKE

21) MASSACHUSETTS: BOSTON CREAM PIE

22) MICHIGAN: CHERRY & CHOCOLATE FUDGE

23) MINNESOTA: SEVEN-LAYER BARS

24) MISSISSIPPI: SLOW-COOKER CANDY

25) MISSOURI: GOOEY BUTTER CAKE

26) MONTANA: HOMEMADE ALMOND ROCA

27) NEBRASKA: CREAM CHEESE MINTS

28) NEVADA: VANILLA CUPCAKES

29) NEW HAMPSHIRE: PUMPKIN PIE BREAD

30) NEW JERSEY: SALTWATER TAFFY

31) NEW MEXICO: NATILLAS

32) NEW YORK: CHEESECAKE

33) NORTH CAROLINA: SWEET POTATO PIE

34) NORTH DAKOTA: CARAMEL ROLLS

35) OHIO: BUCKEYES

36) OKLAHOMA: CHOCOLATE DELIGHT

37) OREGON: APPLE & BLACKBERRY PIE

38) PENNSYLVANIA: WHOOPIE PIES

39) RHODE ISLAND: GRAPE NUT PUDDING

40) SOUTH CAROLINA: CHOCOLATE-DIPPED PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

Number 41 our lovely state's favorite dessert (supposedly) is:

41) SOUTH DAKOTA: KUCHEN

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This dessert is primarily custard-based and typically garnished with plums. It looks quite pretty and only requires 11 ingredients in total. Did you think that we would have a custard dessert? Or what dessert did you think would be selected as our state's favorite?

42)TENNESSEE: MOON PIES

43) TEXAS: PECAN PIE

44) UTAH: JELL-O FLUFF DESSERT

45) VERMONT: MAPLE CINNAMON ROLLS

46) VIRGINIA: LEMON CHESS PIE

47) WASHINGTON: NANAIMO BARS

48) WEST VIRGINIA: PEANUT BUTTER NO-BAKE COOKIES

49) WISCONSIN: KRINGLE

50) WYOMING: COWBOY COOKIES


 

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