National Oreo Cookie Day

National Oreo Cookie Day is observed next on Thursday, March 6th, 2025 (235 days from today).

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Oreo sandwiches are available in more than 100 countries worldwide. This favorite cookie is made by Nabisco, a division of Mondelez International. While most consumers know Oreo sandwich cookies as two round chocolate chip cookies with a vanilla icing in between, variations of the product can be seen in other countries. This shows that Oreo adapts to the different tastes and preferences of local markets around the world. The first Oreo went on sale on March 6, 1912 in Hoboken, New Jersey, and it seems that for the sake of recognition of the most beloved oreo cookie in the US market, National Oreo Cookie Day is recognized every year on March 6.

History of Oreo Cookies

The National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) is the developer of Oreo, which they call Oreo Cookies. This product started in 1912 and was trademarked the same year. The product has undergone several name changes. In 1921 Oreo Cookies was renamed Oreo Sandwich and became Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie in 1948. It was eventually changed to Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie, first used in 1974.

While the product introduced new flavors to blanket it, such as lemon ice cream, the only version that was retained was topped with the original white cream. Oreo is also popular with vegans because no animal products are used to coat it. The new recipe for frosting was created by Sam Pocello, Nabisco's principal food scientist. Regarding Oreo, he has five registered patents.

Oreo was first introduced in the US in 1912. Oreo has consistently topped the list of most popular cookies, with the simple idea of ​​sandwiching two chocolate chip cookies with ice cream in the middle. More than 450 billion Oreos (no one knows exactly) have been sold since it was first launched.

No one knows why Oreo cookies are called Oreos. You might think that one would have to come up with a fancy name to claim the excellence of this cookie. However, no one knows exactly why Oreo got its name. There is some speculation that Oreo was named after the French word "or" which means "gold" (previously Oreo's packaging was yellow), or that this is also the result of a combination of words " re" in "cream" and two "o" in "chocolate". Nor does it exclude the possibility that someone thinks: "Wow, Oreo sounds good" and decides to use this name. This is still a mystery to mankind.

There is a street named "Oreo" in America. In 1898, several confectionery companies joined hands and formed a company known as Nabisco. They opened a bakery at the intersection of 15th and 16th streets at Chelsea Market in New York, which is also where Oreo was born. Therefore, 15th Street at 9th Avenue is officially called "Oreo" street.

Before 1997, Oreo used to use lard in its cakes. After this ingredient is removed, it can technically be judged that Oreo cookies are a vegan food with fairly simple ingredients such as sugar, flour, oil, cocoa, high fructose corn syrup. , yeast, cornstarch, salt, soy lecithin, vanillin and chocolate. It says "technically vegan" because even though there are no animal ingredients on the list, the company is careful to warn about dairy ingredients in its cakes. And now Oreo's Cookie Section is vegan.

Oreo is a cookie with the golden ratio. Oreo is also perfect in terms of science. The proportions of a traditional Oreo cake are always 71% cookies and 29% cream.

Men and women have different ways of enjoying Oreo. It was found that 84% of men ate Oreos in their mouths, while 41% of women preferred to split the two pieces of cake and then...lick the ice cream. Actually, this is not surprising at all.

Lemon is the first new flavor added to Oreo. You may be surprised to know that there was a time when Oreos had such an unthinkable taste. Lemon is the first flavor added by the Oreo brand to create a new flavor. However, not long after that, this new product line was discontinued. It wasn't until the 2000s that the company began to release limited editions with flavors themed by the holidays of the year.

Oreo is the best-selling cookie in the world. Oreo cookies are the best-selling products in the world with over $2 billion in annual sales. And it was also the product that increased parent company Mondelez's net sales by 2.1%. The brand also has a wide presence on social media and consistently proves itself as a media-savvy brand.

The texture on the Oreo cake was designed by Nabisco's postman. Rumor has it that it was a postman named William Turnier who authored the embossed design on the Oreo cookie. William's son Bill Turnier still retains the original Oreo design today with his father's name on the back of the drawing. The design consists of exactly 12 flowers, 12 dots and 12 dashes. People are still trying to consult historical documents to find out why Oreo has a design similar to the coat of arms of the Knights Templar, maybe this postman is free and Just a wonderful drawing.

History of National Oreo Cookies Day

The founder of National Oreo Cookies Day is still being searched. However, it is believed that National Oreo Cookies Day is recognized based on the first day Oreo cookies were sold to customers, March 6, 1912. Celebrated to recognize the influence of Oreo cookies. Americans in particular and around the world in general.

Observing National Oreo Cookies Day

There are many ways to observe National Oreo Cookies Day. One of them is that you can go to stores and supermarkets to buy delicious Oreo cakes. Enjoy them by: twirling, peeling the cake, licking the ice cream, dipping in milk and eating them. Make sure the oreo flavor with milk dip will be extremely perfect.

Plus, you can create countless oreo cake recipes from oreo cakes, oreo milkshakes, or simply make super easy oreo cookies.

Crispy and delicious Oreo cookies are one of the most loved cookies and are easy to find anywhere such as: in markets, grocery stores, supermarkets or convenience stores… quickly and conveniently. But have you ever thought about making these Oreo cookies yourself at home? Try making them with the following recipe:


Cake crust

1/2 cup all-purpose flour (about 155 grams)

1/2 cup cocoa powder (about 45 grams)

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

200 300 grams granulated sugar

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 egg

The cream of the cake

50 grams unsalted butter

55 grams vegetable shortening (ice cream ingredients)

230 grams refined sugar

10~15 ml vanilla



Step 1: Put the baking tray in the oven. Preheat to 190 degrees Celsius.

Step 2: Put 155 grams of all-purpose flour, 45 grams of cocoa, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, teaspoon of salt and 200-300 grams of sugar (optional) into a blender, puree at high speed, low level.

Step 3: Add 2 tablespoons of butter and eggs. Then, continue to blend until the mixture is combined.

Step 4: Spread greaseproof paper on a baking tray. Use a spatula to scoop out each small spoonful of flour onto the paper, positioning each spoon a few centimeters apart. Moisten your hands and then gently press the cake down a bit to create a round, flat dough. Bake for 9 minutes, flipping once so that both sides are well-baked and cooked through. When you have finished baking both sides, remove the cake tray and let it cool.


Step 1: Add 55 grams of butter and 50 grams of vegetable shortening to the blender, puree. In the process of grinding, add 240 grams of sugar and vanilla (note to slowly, slowly). Blend on higher speed for 2 3 minutes until well blended.

Step 2: Scoop a little cream just mixed on top of the cake and then use another piece of cake upside down. Gently press so that the cream spreads evenly on the cake but does not spill out. Do the same with all the remaining cakes.

That's it, the Oreo cake is done! It's too simple, isn't it? We can store it in an airtight container for later use, or enjoy it right away. Crispy and fragrant Oreo cake will be an extremely attractive dessert, very suitable for sipping on cold rainy days. Share your oreo cookies with friends around using the hashtag #NationalOreoCookiesDay.


National Oreo Cookie Day has been observed annually on March 6th.


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