National Cookie Day

National Cookie Day Quick Facts - US

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2023 DateDecember 4, 2023
2024 DateDecember 4, 2024

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National Cookie Day celebrates the classic and universally beloved baked treat, the cookie. The observance showcases the wide variety of flavors, shapes, and textures that allow cookies to appeal to a diverse range of tastes and cultural backgrounds. Through promotional events and special offers, the day encourages people to enjoy and share this sweet treat while also appreciating the art of baking and the enjoyment it provides.

The origins of National Cookie Day date back to 1987 when it was first established by the American cookie manufacturer, Blue Chip Cookie Company. The company's founder, Matt Nader, is credited for playing an instrumental role in its creation and the marketing of the event across the United States. Over time, the day has gained widespread recognition and engagement as countless other brands and individuals have joined the celebration to honor the wide assortment of cookies present in American culinary culture.

Many bakeries and cookie stores organize special promotions, deals, and freebies to allow people to indulge in their favorite cookies at discounted prices. Home bakers may take the opportunity to create their own cookie creations and share them with friends and families to celebrate the day. National Cookie Day takes place on the 4th of December each year.

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National Cookie Day facts

  • National Cookie Day was featured in 1976 on Sesame Street as a day on their calendar. It later appeared in the 1980 book, The Sesame Street Dictionary.
  • The term cookie comes from the Dutch word koekje which translates to small or little cake.
  • The U.S. leads the world as the biggest cookie bakers and eaters, spending more than $550 million annually on Oreos alone.
  • The most popular cookie in 2020 based on search trends was:
    1) Chocolate chip
    2) Sugar
    3) Peanut butter
    4) Oatmeal
    5) Girl Scout

Top things to do in the US for National Cookie Day

  • Eat some cookies. Chocolate chip cookies seem to be a favorite, but there are many different types and flavors to enjoy.
  • Bake your own cookies. The main ingredients are: flour, sugar, oil or butter, baking soda, vanilla extract, and salt. You can also add chocolate chips, raisins, nuts, whatever you like.
  • Find a bakery. They may have specials or deals on cookies to celebrate the day.
  • You can visit renowned bakeries such as Levain Bakery in NYC or Insomnia Cookies, which has multiple locations around the US. They often have special deals or unique recipes for National Cookie Day.

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