We expect Santa to come down the chimney pretty soon, and when he does, we want to make sure there are cookies waiting for him! It’s safe to say Santa has never turned down a cookie, no matter what kind, and we don’t have any evidence that he has a favorite. So it’s up to us to choose what type of cookie to bake for him! Check out our map to see which cookie is your state’s favorite to bake for Santa.
Interesting Findings & Facts
- Santa eats an estimated 300 million cookies on Christmas Eve in the United States
- The nation’s overall favorite cookie to bake for Santa is chocolate chip—a true American classic!
- Colorado is the only state that had a tough time deciding on just one cookie and had a tie between chocolate chip and snickerdoodle.
- Our nations most popular cookie, the chocolate chip cookie originated in Whitman, Massachusetts, at the Toll House Inn
We looked at five common cookies in the United States and looked at Google search trend data to identify which cookie is each state’s favorite to bake for Santa.
|District of Columbia||Chocolate Chip|
|New Hampshire||Chocolate Chip|
|New Jersey||Chocolate Chip|
|New York||Chocolate Chip|
|North Carolina||Chocolate Chip|
|Rhode Island||Chocolate Chip|
|South Carolina||Chocolate Chip|
|South Dakota||Chocolate Chip|
|West Virginia||Peanut Butter|