America’s Favorite Cookie, Oreo, Celebrates 100th Birthday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Whether you take them apart, dunk them or bite right in, one thing is for sure…everybody loves an Oreo cookie.

Today, the classic treats are celebrating their 100th birthday.

The first Oreo was sold in Hoboken, N.J. in 1912.

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Since then, the cream-filled cookie’s popularity has soared.

More than 70 million Oreos are sold each day in more than 100 countries around the world.

Oreos are the number one selling cookie in the U.S.

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They have a following of 25 million strong on Facebook.

In honor of their big day, Kraft Foods is releasing a limited-edition birthday cake version of the sandwich cookies.

On the cookie’s official website, you can send birthday video messages, buy a cookie gram and send a coupon to a friend’s smartphone for a package of Oreo’s.

What’s your favorite way to eat an Oreo? Let us know below…

Comments

One Comment

  1. Ready, Set CRAP! says:

    OH GOODY GUMDROPS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE OF NJ MUST HAVE ATTENDED THE FESTIVITIES SINCE HE BUYS OREO COOKIES BY THE TRUCKLOAD! AND TWINKEES TOO DON’T FORGET!

  2. yknipp says:

    Even these treats are not made in the USA anymore.

  3. Domelia Newton says:

    I love to eat the cream filling first then go back and eat the cookie.
    YUM YUM YUM YUMMY. Oh let me behave…LOL

    1. adios amigos says:

      any relation to FIG NEWTON?

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