The success of Nabisco's Uneeda biscuits led to similarly named products, including Uwanta Beer and Itsagood Soup, neither of which survived for long.
Abraham Lincoln's favorite cookie was the gingerbread cookie and Jimmy Carter's was the oatmeal raisin.
There is no fixed price for a box of Girl Scout cookies. Each local Girl Scout council sets their own price based on need and knowledge of the local market.
In Japan, you can buy Oreo cookie bars which are drizzled with vanilla, topped with chocolate chips and come 5 to a pack.
Narrator: From rich and chewy to creamy and crunchy, dipped in chocolate, the cookie. It was once a humble homemade treat, before being boxed and branded by corporate America. And then transformed into a multi-billion dollar industry that today outsells supermarket sales of donuts and chewing gum combined. The history of the cookie is double stuffed with bold bakers, technical innovators and famous cookie capitalists.
Author, From Hardtack to Home Fries
Andrew F. Smith
Senior VP, The Food Group
Author, The All American Cookie Book
Author, Chocolate: The Sweet History
Courtney Q. Shore
Senior VP, Communications & Marketing, GSUSA
Former Waitress, Toll House Inn
Photographer, Toll House Calendar
Co-Founder, Chip & Cookie
Director of Communications, Pepperidge Farm
Production Supervisor, Pepperidge Farm
Former Creative Director, Leo Burnett Agency
VP/General Manager, J&J Snack Foods
President, Newman's Own Organics