Today is National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
There are cookie holidays and then there is National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day. Each year on March 18th, this holiday celebrates a delicate cookie made from oats. Some people may refer to this day as National Oatmeal Cookie Day (which is celebrated on April 30th). The difference between the two is that lacy oatmeal cookies are wafer-thin and typically accompany a scoop of ice cream or sorbet. In the early 1900s, oatmeal became a major ingredient in the American diet. Before that, Americans relied on other grains. Originating in England, oatmeal cookies have been around since the 1800s. However, it is believed that they were created after the oatcake. Soldiers used to carry oatcakes with them for a quick boost of energy during battle. Most research found that the first recorded oatmeal raisin cookie recipe was written by Fannie Merritt Farmer in 1896. Considered a health food, the cookies quickly became popular. By the early 1900s, a recipe for the delicious treats appeared on containers of Quaker Oats. read more…
Celebrate it with our daily word search puzzle – Food Word Search!
Cookies Word Search puzzle
If you have a sweet tooth, why not indulge it with this Cookies Word Search from Word Search Battle? whether you’re a French Macaroon fan or a maniac for Madlienes, your ability to recognize and pinpoint cookies of all kinds is going to be put to the test in this puzzle with three different difficulties.
- Play online or download and print
- Multiple difficulties to test your skills
- Find up to 23 words named after some of the most beloved cookies around