There are lots of famous foods that can claim "The Bay State" as their place of origin. It is the most densely populated of the New England states and was one of the 13 original colonies and 6th state to be join the United States of America.

Massachusetts is known for its seafood like lobster, crab, oysters, New England Clam Chowder (or "chowdah") and Scallops. It's also the birthplace of Boston Cream PieNestle Toll House CookiesParker House Rolls, and fluffernutter sandwiches, which I took as inspiration for my Fluffernutter Cookies.

Basketball was created in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891 and the first phone call happened in Boston, Massachusetts in 1876 between Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson, who was sitting in another room in the house.

Other popular Massachusetts foods include Corn Muffins, cannoli, cranberries (Massachusetts is responsible for 1/3 of the GLOBAL cranberry crop), fish & chips, and more!