The month of October has been designated National Cookie Month. It is also National Dessert Month and cookies are a favorite dessert for many.
No one knows where or how October became Cookie Month, but we're not complaining. With so many different kinds of cookies to try, it needs a whole month to truly celebrate cookies. In addition, there are even individual days throughout the year dedicated to various kinds of cookies.
The two biggest cookie celebrations occur in October (National Cookie Month) and on December 4, which is National Cookie Day. There is even a special day to bake cookies (Bake Cookies Day) on December 18. Other dates are set aside for individual kinds of cookies.
Special Days for Specific Types of Cookies:
- January 16: Fig Newton Day
- January 22: Blonde Brownie Day
- February 8: Molasses Bar Day
- February 10: Cream Cheese Brownie Day
- March 18: Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
- April 9: Chinese Almond Cookie Day
- April 30: Oatmeal Cookie Day
- May 9: National Butterscotch Brownie Day
- May 15: National Chocolate Chip Day
- May 31: Macaroon Day
- June 12: Peanut Butter Cookie Day
- July 9: Sugar Cookie Day
- September 29: National Biscotti Day
- October 1: National Homemade Cookie Day
- November 21: National Gingerbread Cookie Day
- December 8: Brownie Day
- December 18: Bake Cookies Day
Bar Cookies vs. Drop Cookies and Four Other Major Kinds of Cookies
- Bar Cookies. ... such as brownies
- Dropped Cookies. Dropped cookies are usually the easiest kind of cookie to make. ... Ex: oatmeal raisin cookies and chocolate chip cookies
- Molded Cookies. Molded cookies are usually round in shape and are formed by rolling the dough with your hands. ...
- Rolled Cookies. ... Ex: Gingerbread Cookie Men and Sugar Cookies
- Pressed Cookies. ... Spritz (Spritzgebäck) and sandwich cookies and those made with a cookie press
- Refrigerator Cookies. ... are cookies baked from cookie dough which has been chilled first, then simply sliced and baked.
- No Bake Cookies.
*America's all-time favorite cookie will probably come as no surprise – it's the Chocolate Chip Cookie! They are also Canada's favorite.
*The World's best-selling cookie is the Oreo Cookie.
*It might surprise you to learn that the state which eats the most cookies is UTAH. Idaho comes in second and Oregon is third. For whatever reason, the southern states rank the lowest in having an appetite for this sweet treat.
*A Cookie-Related Date: The first full week in December is known as National Cookie Cutter Week.
October is National Cookie Month
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*National Cookie Month Review written by Wednesday Elf
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