National Cookie Day

Are you ready for the holidays? It's National Cookie Day, and a perfect holiday gift is a delicious batch of homemade cookies.

National Cookie Day was created in 1987 by Matt Nader of the San Francisco-based Blue Chip Cookie Company, opens a new window, who said:

“It’s just like having National Secretaries Day… It will just be a fun thing to do.”

The word “cookie” originally comes from the Dutch word “koekie” meaning “little cake.” Cookies are great because they come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors.

Some Cookie Baking Inspiration


Favorite Cookies

Holiday Cookies

Christmas Cookie Swap!

Christmas Cookies to Make and Bake

Ciao Biscotti

Classic Cookies With Modern Twists

Dorie's Cookies

Some Entertaining Stories on Cookies

The Cookie Fiasco

Cookiesaurus Rex

The Last Chocolate Chip Cookie

Watch the Cookie!

Campfire Cookies

What's your favorite type of cookie? Let us know in the comments.