Sunday, March 6, 2011

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar????

Sunday Savor
Today's post is more informative
than usual so grab a cup of
coffee, or a glass of tea, pull
up a chair and relax. Enjoy!
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Oatmeal Cookie History:
1896:
Fannie M. Farmer introduces
a recipe for a sweeter buttery
cookie than it's blander cousin
Scottish oatcakes.
1908:
Quaker Oats starts printing
a recipe for the emerging
American version on its
oat packaging.
1930:
Ohio's Brush Pottery Company
introduces the first "cookie jar"
with it's first lidded ceramic jar
that read "Cookies."
1960:
The Little Debbie Oatmeal
Creme Pie is born.
1989:
In "Honey I Shrunk The Kids,"
drooling moviegoers gawk
over the larger than life gawk
at the larger than life oatmeal
cookie on the screen.
1992:
Hillary Clinton wins "Family
Circle's first bake-off for
spouse of presidential candidate's
with her chocolate chip oatmeal
cookie recipe.
1993:
The Girl Scouts first introduce
"Iced Oatmeal-Rasin Cookies."
2003:
"The Joy of Mixology," introduces
The Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail.
2007:
Canadian astronaut Dave Williams
takes oatmeal biscuits--dubbed
"Canasnacks" to space.
2009:
NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg
helps bake a batch of on the
"Martha Stewart Show."
2010:
"Rachael Ray" magazine
publishes "their most divine
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie" recipe.
rachealraymag.com/march.
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Source--Rachael Ray Magazine
~Keep on Dreaming~

7 comments:

  1. Yum! I think oatmeal raisin is in my top three cookie favorites!

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  2. I LOVE oatmeal cookies! YUMMO This cold weather again is making me want to bake more!

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  3. Melinda, comment number two... where is Encore in Shawnee?

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  4. Yummy for my Tummy.....My favorite cookie in the whole wide world is OATMEAL RAISIN!
    Need some right now!

    Shug

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  5. I make hubs a chocolate chip oatmeal raisin cookie that I drizzle with maple glaze for his lunch.

    Thanks for the life and times of the Oatmeal Cookie!

    God bless and have a stupendous day sweetie!!!

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  6. What is it about the word "cookie" that makes my mouth water....

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  7. What cool facts! I wish the girl scouts still made those cookies. They were my favorite. And I would have never guessed that Little Debbie started those cookies in 1960. What great facts...and now, of course, I need a cookie!

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