What’s Cooking With Cookies: Infographic

When it comes to desserts, cookies are a sure bet—they’re one thing that most consumers reach for on a frequent basis.

Did you know?

  • December 4th is National Cookie Day.
  • March 6th is National Oreo Day.
  • August 5th is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.
  • The U.S. leads the world as the biggest cookie bakers and eaters, spending more than $550 million annually on Oreos alone.
  • The Girl Scouts first began selling cookies in the 1920s.
  • Early American tinsmiths began making cookie cutters by hand back in the 1700s.
  • 13.5% of American adults admit to having eaten 20 or more chocolate chip cookies at a time.
  • The world’s largest chocolate chip cookie weighed 38,000 pounds, was 102 feet in diameter and contained 30,000 eggs.