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Fun Facts about Oreos

Do you dunk them in milk? Do you twist off one side to eat the middle first? No matter how you eat them, you are probably familiar with Oreo cookies,Oreo Cookie History | Cookie Bouquet| but how much do you really know about the famous cookies? Check out these fun facts about the best-selling cookie and then be sure to check out our cookie bouquets featuring this delicious cookie.

How long have Oreos been around? In 1912, NaBisCo (National Biscuit Company) released Oreos with the simple idea to put crème filling between two thin chocolate cookies. Since the release of the classic cookie, there haven’t been any major changes to its design.

What’s in the name? The name has shifted from “Oreo Crème Sandwich” to “Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie”, but most of us know them as simply Oreos. Unfortunately, the origins of the name are still unclear. Some at Nabisco claim that it’s a play on the French word for gold (“or”), since the original Oreo package was gold.

Did you know that Oreos are the world’s best-selling cookie? According to Time magazine, over 450 billion Oreos have sold since its release back in 1912.

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