So get ready to celebrate National Cookie Day 2022 on December 4. Cookies are at the top of the list of people’s favorite foods that allow them to make various moments more joyful. This delicious food quenches the appetite of some and makes the chatter of others. Moreover, there are very few people who do not like this delicious food.
So everyone should respect this tasty food and that’s why this day should be celebrated. Food lovers never forget this day. They have many plans to celebrate the day. If you are a cookie lover you should have some plans too. Also don’t forget to tell others about it. Maybe they can join you in the fun too.
When is National Cookie Day Celebrated?
The day was first celebrated on 4th December. People have been celebrating it with various activities since then. This sweet day is celebrated with various cookie recipes and chatting with friends and family.
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Facts of National Cookie Day
Here are a few cookie facts to learn on this most momentous of days.
- Americans consume over 2 billion cookies a year. That’s equal to about 300 cookies per person!
- Ruth Graves Wakefield created the chocolate chip cookie in the 1930s at the Toll House Inn Restaurant in Massachusetts.
- The English word “cookie” comes from the Dutch “koekje,” which means “little cake.”
- You can find hundreds of different cookie cutters — in all materials, shapes, and sizes — at the National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum in Joplin, Missouri.
- About half of the home-baked cookies in the U.S. are chocolate chip.
History of National Cookie Day:
The idea of cookies originated in the 14th century. It was originally brought by Europeans. When they came to America they brought with them some cookie recipes among other things. But it was improved by the Americans. They were later able to create their own type of cookie.
Even the most famous of all the cookies they made is the chocolate chip cookie that is still in vogue. But you wouldn’t think that the day just started when the cookie was made. Different types of cookies became more attractive to people and were very happy with its taste.
Following this, in 1987, a famous company in San Francisco created this day. They felt that this wonderful food must have a separate day when people can continue to enjoy cookies without interruption. Later the significance of this day spread to different countries and today many countries of the world pay tribute to the day.
Why Celebrate National Cookie Day?
If you want to know more about the reasoning behind celebrating the day, you must know that there are different types of cookies around the world. Perhaps you haven’t tasted them all yet. But as a cookie lover you should know this. If you ask 5 people about cookies, they will each tell you about a different cookie.
If you haven’t tasted most of the cookies yet then this is definitely a great day for you when you can taste almost every cookie you want. You can also learn how to make cookies on this day. Learn at least one recipe of this favorite dish from someone you love if you haven’t already.
Moreover, cookies are very healthy. Probably many people don’t know about it. This day should also be observed to inform them. In addition to eating cookies, tell others that they should also eat them as they contain many nutrients.
How to Celebrate National Cookie Day?
There are some wonderful ways to celebrate the day. One of them is enjoying eating cookies. If you still think of it as baby food, get out of your head right now. It is not only made to go in children’s lunch boxes but is also ready for adults to enjoy. If you go to office on this day, stop by at least one bakery and collect all kinds of cookies.
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookie (ve) – The deep roasted peanut butter gives a rich cookie dough, complimenting the specially sourced dark chocolate chips. Each cookie is handcrafted and baked to golden perfection.
Oat & Apricot Cookie (ve) – With a crunchy outer layer and soft centre, this cookie has been packed full of wholesome oats, sweet dried apricot pieces and bitter dark chocolate chips.
Chocolate Chip Cookie – Crosstown’s decadent take on a cookie classic using the finest ingredients. This cookie is a blend of the creamiest milk chocolate chips that have hints of caramel & aromatic hazelnut with specially sourced dark chocolate chips.
Also share with others in the office. No doubt they will have a wonderful day. When you are used to the regular taste of cookies, it needs some variation. Try a new recipe on this day that will delight you on other days of the year. Also, you can arrange a party where cookies will be the main snacks. Invite all your cookie loving friends over there and have a blast.