Point out a person who doesn’t like cookies. Didn’t find it? Well, dive with us at National Cookie Month! The holiday was created not only for the sweet tooth – cookies are not only sweet, but also salty (for example, in the form of crackers). In general, the dessert is easy to prepare and always appropriate on the table.
We did not find the activist who founded this holiday. But it was he who gave us an exciting gastronomic month! There are a huge number of cookie recipes, various ingredients are added here: chocolate chips, peanut butter, raisins, nuts and more. You can put only sugar in the dough and not invent anything – the result will definitely please!
In the Middle Ages, baking was considered a difficult task – a person had to have a lot of experience to cope with the task. Then housewives learned the art: when guests came to the house, crumbly biscuits were always offered for tea. The recipes were modified and converged to simplicity, they ate a delicacy for breakfast, lunch, lunch, dinner, they had a snack on the road, at work, for a walk.
Did you know that:
- many researchers believe that the first analogue of the usual sweetness appeared in the 7th century AD. in Persia, in places where sugar cane was cultivated;
- shaped cookies appeared in the 16th century;
- Oreo is America’s best-selling cookie. As of 2017, sales amounted to $675 million. Few people know that only plant products are used in their composition;
- More than 50% of Americans prefer to make cookies at home.
How to celebrate
Already signed up for the gym in November? Because you have to work a little to burn extra calories (we’re joking – you are beautiful in any body)! October is rich in delicious holidays, you won’t be able to relax.
Get together with your loved ones, cook sweets, arrange funny contests for the best pastries. Take pictures of your creations and share them on social networks. Experiment with recipes – maybe you can create your own?
When is National Cookie Month in 2022?
National Cookie Month is observed on October 1 each year.