New Mexico's biscochito cookies
Spanish colonists get credit for originally bringing the recipe to New Mexico, but it has since been honed and fine-tuned by various Hispanic immigrants moving to the state. Commonly served alongside hot chocolate, the cinnamon- and anise-flavored cookie is traditionally cut into the shapes of crescent moons and stars. It also boasts the distinction of being the first state cookie in U.S. history; the New Mexico legislature officially declared that honor in 1989.
Get the recipe here.