Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Calling all Chocolate Chip Cookie lovers! Today is a special day because today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Not to be confused with National Cookie Day which is in December nevertheless, just like other favorite cookies that have a special day like oatmeal, peanut butter, and sugar cookies this day is set aside to pay homage to a household favorite.
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Statistics from Statista.com say Nabisco’s Chips Ahoy! Chocolate chip cookies have reached $619.4 million in sales in 2017 so far. The only cookie that’s doing better is Oreo’s which reached $674.2 million.
Chips Ahoy! was launched back in 1963, which became the first brand of pre-made chocolate chip cookies available nationwide. Years later Nabisco introduced a variety of Chips Ahoy! flavors including White Fudge Chewy, Peanut Butter Chunky, Chunky Chips Ahoy!, Pecan and even Candy Blast Chips Ahoy!
Now that you have a history lesson on the Chocolate Chip Cookie stop by your local grocery store and pick up a bag of cookies or get some cookie dough and bake some with the family. Don’t forget the milk either…..