National Cookie Day is celebrated in America on December 4th. The holiday was created for lovers of crispy sweets! We are sure that you are now ready to go to the supermarket for it or cook it yourself. But first, learn a little more about the date.
National Day was created by Matt Nader in 1987, who is the founder of the Blue Chip Cookies confectionery company. The brand produces delicious handmade cookies: there are many different types in the assortment – it’s impossible to list them all. First of all, he came up with a date for advertising his products, and the plan worked! Competitors joined this fun and also used the holiday for their own purposes.
Some believe that cookies originated in Persia in the 7th century AD. It appeared at a time when sugar became available. Over time, it spread throughout the world, but first of all it reached Europe. This ancient confection turned the world upside down! One year is not enough to try all varieties of cookies.
It is noteworthy that cookies:
- dipped in wine at the end of a meal in the 17th century. The gentlemen enjoyed their meal and praised the rulers at the table;
- in Britain they were served not as a treat, but as a means of fresh breath. Anise and musk were added to their composition;
- travelers liked it – the products easily fit in pockets, bags … It served as an ideal snack!;
- during World War II, tea with biscuits became a real trend. Due to the crisis, there was not enough sugar, so people combined tea with sweets. They soon realized that it was insanely delicious;
- with chocolate chips appeared in 1937.
How to celebrate
Bake your favorite cookies and invite your family for a tasting. Look at the recipes and choose the option you are interested in. Throw a party – ask your friends to bring their favorite treats and find out how you combine tastes. Organize a charity event by selling a prepared dessert, and donate the proceeds to organizations that need help.
When is National Cookie Day celebrated in 2022?
National Cookie Day is observed on December 4 each year.