10 Fascinating Facts You Need to Know About Cookies

Cookies are one of the single greatest desserts in the history of mankind. There are so many different flavors and combinations that can be crafted in that delicious circle of baked goods. Of course, some people prefer to only make their cookies around the holiday seasons, but we prefer to make them at least once a week to ensure there is a nice stock in the kitchen. The smell of fresh baked cookies alone will send people roaring for one, or two, or even three servings. There are things people don’t know, however — things about cookies that will send you over the edge. Here are ten fascinating facts you need to know about cookies.

Racist Mallomars

Nabisco is one of the largest cookie manufacturers in the entire world, so when they released the Mallomar, a graham cracker-base cookie with marshmallow and melted chocolate, people were excited. However, within Europe, these cookies are known as “negro’s kisses.”

Oreos vs. Hydrox

Oreos are the single most popular cookie in the entire world. They achieve over $1.5 billion in revenue every single year, according to Nabisco. However, people don’t know that Oreos pushed out Hydrox, were were released in 1908. These were said to be tangy and not as sweet.