National Oreo Day Causes Controversy on Social Media: How Do You Dunk?

March 6, 2019 03:01 PM

America’s favorite cookie is celebrating its birthday in a big way.

March 6 is National Oreo Day, a day to celebrate “Milk’s Favorite Cookie.” In honor of the celebration, consumers are trying to settle the age-old debate...How should you dunk your Oreo cookie? We put some of these methods to the test ourselves. See our results in the video below!



We also took a look at some of the other ways to eat an Oreo cookie. Check out these creative methods and see how people are celebrating.

Want to know more about this classic cookie? Here are some fun facts about Oreo’s according to the National Day Calendar.

  • The name “Oreo” was first trademarked on March 14, 1912.
  • The first Oreo cookies in the United States sold for 25 cents a pound in clear glass topped novelty cans.
  • In 1912, the Oreo Biscuit was renamed to “Oreo Sandwich”.
  • In 1948, the Oreo Sandwich was renamed to “Oreo Creme Sandwich”.
  • William A. Turnier developed the modern-day Oreo design in 1952 to include the Nabisco logo.
  • Nabisco’s principal food scientist, Sam Procello, developed the modern Oreo cookie filling.

No matter how you celebrate #NationalOreoDay, there’s one thing you can’t forget: Milk!

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