National Cookie Day!

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What do cookies, socks and dice have in common?

they all have national holidays on Dec. 4.

But National Cookie Day is the one to cheer about because this made up holiday features free cookies and sweet treats. Free Cookie % Treats

The day to celebrate the cookie was founded in 1987 by Matt Nader of Blue Chip Cookie Company.

Number #1 Cookie in America – You guessed it Chocolate Chip  with Peanut Butter next & then Oatmeal:

 The chocolate chip cookie was invented by the American chef Ruth Graves Wakefield and chef Sue Brides in 1938. She invented the recipe during the period when she owned the Toll House Inn, in Whitman, Massachusetts. In this era, the Toll House Inn was a popular restaurant that featured home cooking.

In 1930, Wakefield was mixing a batch of cookies for her roadside inn guests when she discovered that she was out of baker’s chocolate. She substituted broken pieces of Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate, expecting it to melt and absorb into the dough to create chocolate cookies.

The creator of the cookie was paid for her recipe with a lifetime supply of chocolate from Nestlé. After acquiring Wakefield’s recipe, the company invented the now ubiquitous teardrop-shaped chocolate chip in 1939.

But the most famous cookie my be : Cookie Monster

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It’s the night before Christmas, and Cookie Monster is dozing peacefully, until a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer land on Sesame Street. Cookie Monster is delighted to have a visit from Santa, but there’s just one problem: he’s already eaten all of Santa’s cookies! Luckily, Elmo and the rest of the Sesame Street friends are ready to help!

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