25 Delicious Tidbits About Cookies That Might Make Your Mouth Water

Who doesn’t like cookies? Even if you say you don’t, we refuse to believe you! And just in case you’re English, yes, we mean biscuits. Sorry guys and gals…we decided to go with the American term on this one. Chocolate chip cookies just has a ring to it that sounds delicious. But where did these incredibly tasty little flat pieces of dough come from? The answer might surprise you. It was Persia. Yup, the Middle East. From there they spread around the world and took it by storm. Today, however, we are here to discuss more than just the history of cookies, we are here to celebrate their deliciousness with a list of crazy and awesome facts that will make your mouth water and wish that it was time for dessert! Although we can’t promise to satisfy your cravings, we do plan to enlighten you with some cool information that you can ponder then next time you indulge yourself on your midnight snack. And if nothing else, you can at least surprise/bore your friends with your random knowledge of how chocolate chips came to be. These are 25 Delicious Tidbits About Cookies That Might Make Your Mouth Water.

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In Australia and New Zealand, you can only sell Anzac biscuits if they are true to the original recipe.

In Australia and New Zealand, you can only sell Anzac biscuits if they are true to the original recipeSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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In 2005, over a hundred people tied in the Powerball lottery. At first officials suspected foul play but eventually figured out that everyone got their numbers from fortune cookies that were made in the same factory in New York City.

In 2005, over a hundred people tied in the Powerball lottery. At first officials suspected foul play but eventually figured out that everyone got their numbers from fortune cookies that were made in the same factory in New York CitySource: nytimes, Image: pixabay

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People in Haiti eat something called dirt cookies consisting of dirt, salt, and vegetable shortening because there is not even any staple like rice that is readily available.

People in Haiti eat something called dirt cookies consisting of dirt, salt, and vegetable shortening because there is not even any staple like rice that is readily availableSource: nbcnews.com, Image: Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) via Flickr
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In 2006, poisoned cookies were sent to the Chiefs of Staff of the US Army, Navy, Air Force, the Supreme Court, and the director of the FBI.

In 2006, poisoned cookies were sent to the Chiefs of Staff of the US Army, Navy, Air Force, the Supreme Court, and the director of the FBISource: cnn.com, Image: wikipedia

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Matt Cutts, the head of Google's spam team was known as the "porn cookie guy" because he brought his wife's homemade cookies as a reward to any employee who found unwanted porn in the Google search results

Matt Cutts, the head of Google's spam team was known as the "porn cookie guy" because he brought his wife's homemade cookies as a reward to any employee who found unwanted porn in the Google search resultsSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay

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