National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day - November 15
Tue, Nov 15, 2022

National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day

National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day is celebrated on November 15 in the United States. The holiday is dedicated to lovers of unusual cookies! It is prepared from exotic spices: cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, a mixture of raisins and currants, allspice. Choose your favorite recipe and join us!


National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day was created in 1990 to celebrate the hermit cookie. It was mentioned in an 1880 Republican magazine article on a picnic. Anna Barrows Papers – the author of the article, talked about dishes that are easiest to take to nature. Of these, she singled out the same meat in pots, a fruit pie.

There is an interesting legend about the very origin of classic cookies: bakers from Persia checked the temperature of the oven, they put a small amount of dough in the oven and after a while they took out the molds. Did they know then that biscuits would be a favorite food all over the world?

Interesting facts

Amazing Moments:

  • cookies got their name due to the fact that they are stored for a long time, and the simplest spices available even to a hermit are used for it;
  • the largest piece was 40 feet wide and 000 feet wide;
  • the word comes from the Dutch “koekje”;
  • Makato Hagiwari, a favorite of many fortune cookies, was the first to put a piece of paper with good wishes inside. The idea was picked up by the whole world!;
  • in Haiti, cookies are prepared like this: they leave special mixtures on the roofs of houses, and wait until they are baked.

How to celebrate

Enjoy cookies with an interesting movie, share pieces with loved ones, have fun. Cook a dish, explore various recipes, fantasize! Let there always be a saucer of delicious crispy products on the table. Learn more about the history of its origin – there is a lot of interesting things in it.

When is National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day Celebrated in 2022?

National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day is devoted to celebrating cheerfulness and fun. It happens annually on November the 15th.


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