National Oatmeal Cookie Day is commemorated on April 30 of every year. Oatmeal Cookie Day gets mixed up a little with National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day, celebrated on 18th March. Sometimes, it is also recognized on 18th March. It is a day dedicated to tasty and healthy Oatmeal Cookies. Chewy or Crispy oatmeal cookies are believed to be healthier than other regular cookies, and these cookies will be just wonderful with a glass of milk.
“If you’re craving oatmeal cookies, applesauce won’t do.” – Eric Jerome Dickey.
History of National Oatmeal Cookie Day
The origin and history of this day are not known. It is believed that oatmeal cookies appeared around the 1800s and are created after oatmeal cakes. These oatmeal cakes are widely eaten by soldiers as they help in boosting energy. As oatmeal cookies are healthier than regular cookies, they quickly became famous in the early 1900s. Oatmeal cookies are believed as healthy food as they are a wonderful source of fiber and iron. Oatmeal cookies like other regular cookies can be modified as per your taste. You can add any dry fruits like raisins, cashews, or chocolate chips to these cookies. The 1st oatmeal cookie recipe was written in the year 1896 by Fannie Merrit Farmer. These Oatmeal Cookies are drop Cookies that are made from a soft dough and dropped onto the baking sheet using a spoon.
Other Celebrations on April 30
April 30 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate the Day
On this day, enjoy having oatmeal Cookies with your family members and friends. There are several oatmeal Cookie recipes available on the internet; you can look at them and try baking your favorite oatmeal cookie at home. Then share your thoughts with images on social media about the day by using the hashtag #OatmealCookieDay.
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