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Pumpkin Pie

Illinois State Pie

Pumpkin pie made from a real pumpkin. Photo by Patricia (Brownies for Dinner) / Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Official State Pie of Illinois

Pumpkin pie was designated as the official state pie of Illinois in 2015 (Illinois also recognizes a state fruit, state vegetable, and a state snack food). All State Foods

According to the Chicago Tribune; "State Representative Keith Sommer of Morton sponsored the legislation as a tribute to how  much pumpkin is produced in Illinois. About 85 percent of consumed pumpkin in the U.S. comes from Illinois."