An "important" person who works for the "Today" show is talking up one of Utica's tastiest treats: The halfmooon cookie!

Yesterday on Twitter, Metro Desk asked it's followers:

Meridith Kennedy, a booker for NBC's Today show, tweeted her response:

Hopefully she'll spread the word and get Matt Lauer or Al Roker to try one, or seven.

Which Central New York bakery sells your favorite Halfmoon cookie? Holland Farms? Hemstroughts?  Gingerbread Bake Shop?

If you've always wanted to try baking your own, here's Hemtroughts original list of ingredients:

HALFMOON COOKIE RECIPE