11/25/2011 09:54 am ET | Updated Jan 25, 2012

The 12 Best Regional Snack Foods

From Louisiana gumbo to New England clam chowder, America is stacked with regional delicacies that evoke nostalgia (not to mention hunger pangs) from its often far-flung native eaters. But equally beloved are those regional snack foods we grew up on that we can't seem to find anywhere else but home, and we're not talking Oreos and Cheez-Its. Click through the pictures below or a look at some of our favorite snacks from across the 50 states.

Did we leave out your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

12 Best Regional Snack Foods