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What day is National Oreo Cookie Day celebrated? March 6.

What is National Oreo Cookie Day? National Oreo Cookie Day celebrates the beloved Oreo cookie. An Oreo sandwich cookie is made up of two chocolate disks containing a sweet cream filling. Today, the brand name Oreo is owned by Nabisco.

  • Fun facts about Oreo cookies according to one source:
  • Hydrox was the original maker of Oreos.
  • Double-stuff only has 1.86 times more stuff.
  • Oreo cereal existed from 1998 to 2007.
  • Pigs hate Mint Oreos.
  • Oreos are completely different in China, consisting of tube-shaped treats with 4 layers.
  • Oreos have gone by many different names, including “Oreo Biscuits,” “Oreo Sandwich,” “Oreo Crème Sandwich,” and “Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie.”
  • Oreos are the world’s best selling cookie, with more than 450 billion sold.

How to celebrate: Enjoy an Oreo cookie or two on National Oreo Cookie Day. Tell the world how you eat an Oreo—whether you dunk it in milk or eat the filling first. Other ways to celebrate include bringing some Oreos to work. Be sure to post pictures on social media.

When was the Oreo cookie created? It is unclear who first created the Oreo style cookie, which might have been Hydrox. However, in 1912, Nabisco trademarked the “Oreo Biscuit” at its Chelsea factory in New York City. Nabisco now makes many different flavors. There are also several generic brands of Oreo style cookies.

What is the hashtag? The hashtag for National Oreo Cookie Day is #NationalOreoCookieDay.

What other national days are there for cookies or food? Several other national days have sprung up to celebrate cookies and other favorite foods, including:

  • National Cookie Day August 4
  • National Homemade Cookies Day October 1
  • National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day March 18
  • National Oatmeal Cookie Day April 30
  • National Peanut Butter Cookie Day June 12
  • National Pecan Cookie Day September 21
  • National Sugar Cookie Day July 9

There are many other national days relating to food. In fact, National Day Archives has a separate category just for food