I can tell you from experience that the best awards come from the audience. That's one reason why an award for a Missouri cookie shop means so much. It comes from the readers of USA Today who say one of the best in the country is in the Show Me State.

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This is a pretty big deal. It was earlier this year that USA Today asked their audience to nominate and then vote on what they consider to be the 10 must-try cookie shops across America. The final top 10 included a tiny Missouri place in St. Charles.

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What St. Charles, Missouri cookie shop ended up in the top 10 must-try places in America?

SugarBot Sweet Shop came in at #5 in America according to USA Today readers!

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The USA Today reader's poll results said that SugarBot Sweet Shop opened 11 years ago with the goal of creating "childhood favorites, better than you remember them". Their official SugarBot Sweet Shop website says that the current shop is actually the result of a "30-year tradition".

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Any Missouri place that can provide me a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory vibe is a winner. Congrats to the St. Charles, Missouri cookie makers on a very awesome honor.

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