National Cookie Cutter Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Thursday, December 1st. There are until the next observance.

Every year on December 1st, National Cookie Cutter Day celebrates the art of fun-shaped cookies with zeal! This may be accomplished by going out and purchasing the cutest cookies in town, or just sitting at home and producing some unique forms of your own. And, sure, now is the time to use that generations-old cookie cutter your grandmother gave you. Do you dislike antique cutters? Don’t worry; you may experiment with a new look by employing the market’s 3.D. printed cookie cutters. What exactly are you waiting for? Get ready to bake all day!

📆 When is National Cookie Cutter Day?

This year, National Cookie Cutter Day is on December 1st. It is the 1st Thursday in December; in 2023, it is on Friday.

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📜 History of National Cookie Cutter Day

The notion of making various forms of cookies, on the other hand, has been around for millennia. Cookie cutters made of clay and wood were in use across Egypt around the year 2000 BCE. However, due to the popularity of the gingerbread design, cookie cutters did not become popular until the 16th century. This tradition was started by the kings, and gingerbread cookies were often given to Queen Elizabeth I’s court.

There was no turning back once the gingerbread biscuits became popular. As word spread about the gingerbread biscuits, businesses around the region began to follow suit. To fulfill the increased demand, bakers began employing cookie cutters around this period. Tin cookie cutters were widely available in tiny shops by the 1800s. In 1875, Alexander P. Ashbourne invented the first biscuit cutter in the United States. East Berlin tinsmiths made the first American cookie cutters.

☑️ National Cookie Cutter Day facts

Cookies are eaten by Americans
Every year, almost two billion cookies are devoured.

America’s favorite cookie
The chocolate chip cookie is the most popular in the United States.

The origins of the word ‘cookie’
It is derived from the Dutch term “koekje,” which means “small cake.”

Things to do on National Cookie Cutter Day

Bake some cookies
What better way to commemorate the occasion than to bake cookies? Gather your family and friends and see what cookie shapes you can make.

Donate fun shaped cookies to charity
Children enjoy cookies, so now is an excellent opportunity to contribute some scrumptious and elaborately crafted cookies to charity. You will surely bring a smile to the faces of numerous individuals.

Have a cookie baking competition
Please everyone’s sweet tooth by organizing a cookie-making competition in which contestants can make cookies in a variety of flavors, sizes, and shapes.

📅 National Cookie Cutter Day Observances

2022 December 1 Thursday
2023 December 1 Friday
2024 December 1 Sunday
2025 December 1 Monday
2026 December 1 Tuesday

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