We have once tried the Oreo “twist, lick, and dunk” method. The company recommends twisting the cookie halves, tasting the cream layer, and dipping the cookie in milk.
Oreos are the cherry on top when added to desserts. Oreos can be everywhere, thanks to their divine taste, whether it is a milkshake, a cake, waffles, or macarons.
The perfect combination of chocolate cookies with the creamy vanilla filling sandwiched between them makes for a delicious delight: an old classic but one we all love.
So, how does National Oreo Cookie Day come to be? Continue reading to find out.
When is National Oreo Cookie Day 2023?
National Oreo Cookie Day is celebrated on the 6th of March annually. The company that created Oreo, Nabisco, introduced it to the world on March 6, 1912.
The name could be derived from the French word “or,” which signifies gold. Cookies used to come packaged in gold in earlier times.
The cookie is nearly 108 years old but still a heartthrob.
Reasons to Love the Day of Oreo Cookies
Want to know why we celebrate this special holiday? Here’s why!
Oreo is Unique
Although many competitors have entered the game, one thing for sure is that there is only one Oreo.
Many will try to imitate the original Oreo, but we keep returning to the original delicacy.
We Love To Try All the Varieties Therein
Oreos come in many sizes and varieties. Some are limited only to a few countries. We love trying to taste them all, as they most likely never disappoint.
Never Out Of Stock
More than 40 billion Oreo cookies are produced every year. There is a lot of cookie and crème, and we love it for all its worth.
Add Value To Your Dessert
Along with the magical taste, the cookie also adds to the aesthetics of the dessert.
Anything with Oreos added to it will immediately make you buy it. It’s almost like you can feel the taste before buying a dessert.
Snack with Milk
Consumed with milk, Oreos can be a healthy snack for kids, and those who might not like milk also have it willingly.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: How Old Is Oreo?
The cookie was introduced in 1912 by Nabisco; hence it is 110 years old.
Q2: Why Are Oreo Cookies So Popular?
They are very simple and rich in taste, which makes them a perfect addition to any dessert, and there are many ways to enjoy them.
Q3: When Was Oreo’s 100th Anniversary?
Originating in 1912, the 100th anniversary of Oreo was celebrated in 2012.
9 Fun Facts about Oreos
Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about Oreo cookies.
- Oreo cookie has a 71 percent to 29 percent cookie-to-cream ratio.
- Initially, Oreos were sold by weight. Oreos’ origin country is the United States, where they were marketed in novelty cans with clear glass tops for 25 cents each.
- The cookie has gone through a few name changes since its origin. It was the Oreo sandwich in 1921 and then was renamed the Oreo crème sandwich in 1948.
- It is noted that, as of 2019, the company has sold over 450 billion cookies worldwide. A whopping number, which is only going to rise!
- The chemist at Nabisco, Sam Procello, was responsible for developing Oreo cookie cream. Following this invention, he earned the title “Mr. Oreo Guy.”
- William A. Turnier developed the modern-day Oreo design to include the Nabisco logo. The current cookie’s design dates back to 1952.
- There were 2 flavors available when the biscuits were first sold in stores: original and lemon meringue.
- Chocolate biscuits predominated the market in the early 1920s, and lemon meringue was discontinued.
- Today, Oreos can be found in over a hundred different countries. One of Mondelēz International’s most valued brands, the brand’s 2016 sales exceeded $2 billion (£1.4 billion).
Creative Ways to Celebrate Oreo Cookie Day
Here are a few ways you can jump on the bandwagon and contribute to the celebrations of this cream-filled delicious day!
Enjoy an Oreo
What other way to celebrate this occasion than to have a piece of this sweet delight? Get cozy in your living room and dunk the cookie in a glass of milk. Get a nostalgic hit using the “twist, lick, and dunk” method.
Throw a Party
Invite your friends to try all the different varieties of cookies available and compare them. Ask your friends to bring a dessert with Oreos in it. Oreo mixed ice creams, cakes, milkshakes, and what not to look out for in this diverse cookie.
Make Your Own Oreo-Filled Dessert
Crush the cookie and sprinkle it on top of the ice cream. Blender the cookie for added taste in your milkshake. Dunk them in milk and use them to make special Oreo-flavored desserts.
Post Oreo Cookie Social Media
Take a picture holding your favorite cookie with a glass of milk and post it on social media with the hashtag #NationalOreoCookieDay. Share it with your friends and family for better reach.
Send it to Your Loved Ones
Kids love the Oreo cookie. Brighten their day by sending in the cookies as a gift. Ask them about their favorite Oreo flavor and celebrate this iconic holiday.
To put the Oreo on top (no pun intended), mark your calendars for the 6th of March this year.
So, make sure to try your favorite crème-filled cookie with a glass full of milk.
Join your friends and family on this occasion and try new Oreo cakes and desserts. Make your own Oreo-filled dessert. Surely, it won’t let you down!
Make sure to share the love by posting a picture with #NationalOreoCookieDay. Ultimately, we wish you a very happy National Oreo Cookie Day!