Today is Cookie Monster Day, held in honor of Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster’s birthday! Here at Daily Holiday Blog, the focus is on cookies and some fun facts about that Sesame Street character. Did I say cookies? How about the 12 best holiday cookies on the web!
Most of us are familiar with that wonderful muppet, Cookie Monster, whose main focus in life is eating cookies. And this time of year, cookies make fabulous holiday gifts! Need a cool container idea? Be sure to check out my earlier post on 10 Great Homemade Chocolate Gift Ideas.
The Cookie Monster, created by Jim Henson, was actually first drawn as a cookie eating monster for a General Foods Commercial that never aired. He then appeared in an IBM training video, and then on the Ed Sullivan show. He debuted in the first episode of Sesame Street with Kermit the Frog, where he interrupted Kermit’s “W lecture” by eating the letter.
Cinnamon Roll Cookies by Baked Perfection
Did you know? Cookie Monster’s real name is Sid.
Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies by The Kitchen is my Playground
The Cookie Monster’s theme song is titled “C is for Cookie”. It is one of the most famous Sesame street songs.
Melt in your Mouth Shortbread by The Vanilla Bean Baker
Did you know? An early version of Cookie Monster appeared in a Frito-Lay potato chips ad and was named Arnold, the Munching Monster.
Handmade Holiday Cookie Pinwheels by The Shine Project
Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies by Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
Holiday Checkerboard Cookies by Authentic Suburban Gourmet
Perfect Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe by Catch my Party
Rainbow Pinwheel Cookies by Souders Cookery
Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies by Meal Plan Girls
Oatmeal Peppermint Dipped Cookies by Your Homebased Mom
Peppermint Meltaway Cookies by Silver Boxes
Help celebrate Cookie Monster’s birthday today! Go bake some cookies!
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