Holiday Food Customs Across the Country Slideshow

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Buckeyes (Ohio)

A holiday treat platter in Ohio would be incomplete without buckeyes, the peanut butter confections named after Ohio’s state tree that are dipped in chocolate to resemble the nut of the buckeye tree. Bakeries and candy stores throughout the state stock up on these treats during the holidays, but they’re just as often made at home in large batches using family recipes.


Jane Bruce