National Bake Cookies Day is an annual celebration feasted on December 18th of every year. The craze for the cookies doesn’t halt with age alone. It is one of the snack items that is eaten from childhood by all.
Handmade cookies baked at home have their own aroma, rich in nuts, dry fruits, and plenty of love from the cookie maker. Bake cookies for your loved ones as it is National Bake Cookies Day.
History of National Bake Cookies Day:
The exact history, origin, and founder of this day are still not known. We could think that someone who was fond of cookies and baking cookies would have established this food holiday. The cookie is usually cooked or baked well. It will be small, flat and sweet and made of flour, sugar and some oil or fat.
Cookies are often included with other ingredients like nuts, raisins, oats, chocolate chips, etc. They are most commonly baked until they attain a crisp texture or just long enough that the cookie remains soft. The softness of the cookie can be found depending on the time the cookies are baked.
In the 7th century, the origin of the cookie appeared to begin in Persia soon after they used sugar. During the 17th century, cookies arrived in America. Although the word cookie had come much later with the Dutch in its original form called “koekje,” meaning “little cake.”
How to Celebrate National Bake Cookies Day:
There are many different types of cookies available. Take some time and effort in learning how to prepare a cookie and the necessary conditions to bake the cookie. Make cookies at your home, bake them crisp or the taste they prefer. Add nuts, raisins, and dry fruits.
Serve the cookies you made to your family and friends.
Delicious Facts about Cookies:
- That’s a lot of cookies
The average American eats approximately 35,000 cookies in their lifetime.
- The Americans are cookie eating champs
245 million Americans consumed ready-to-eat cookies in 2020.
- Making room for calories
Baking burns 348 calories an hour so you can make some (calorie) space prior to binging on cookies.
- Chocolate reigns supreme
Chocolate-chip cookies are the most popular and common cookies baked each year.
- Biggest cookie ever
The biggest cookie ever recorded was baked in 2003 and weighed 40,000 pounds!