10 Facts About Cookies That Will Instantly Put You in a Good Mood

Cookies are like the American sweetheart. Everyone loves a delicious cookie – and that’s why cookie franchises are so popular! But, did you know that cookies used to be called “little cakes”? Did you know that chocolate chip cookies were invented by accident? Here are ten facts about cookies and cookie franchises that will instantly put you in a better mood.

Facts About Cookies and Cookie Franchises

Fact 1: Half of the cookies baked at home in the United States are chocolate chip cookies.

Fact 2: The first fortune cookie was created in California. The fortune cookies were originally made with thank you notes inside. However, in time, they became a Japanese tradition with fortunes inside.

Fact 3: Great American Cookie is the “Home of the Original Cookie Cake.”

Fact 4: The first Girl Scouts cookies were sold in the 1920s.

Fact 5: The most popular Girl Scouts cookie today is the Thin Mint.

Fact 6: You can celebrate National Cookie Day on December 4th.

Fact 7: The world’s biggest cookie measured over 100 feet and weighed over 40,000 pounds.  It took 12 hours to bake.

Fact 8: Americans consume roughly 300 cookies per year – that’s about 2 billion cookies overall!

Fact 9: The Oreo cookie is the best selling cookie in the world. Customers currently buy $550 million worth of Oreos each year.

Fact 10: Great American Cookies is our favorite cookie franchise in the world!

Ok. The last fact may be considered more of an opinion than a fact. But the truth is that cookies are amazing! And, if you want to own a cookie business, you should definitely consider investing in a cookie franchise.

Cookies are the best cure for a rotten mood. Just take a bite of a delicious cookie – especially one from Great American Cookie – and you’ll be smiling away in no time.

So if you’ve been asking yourself, “What is the best franchise to buy?” then maybe you should take a look at Great American Cookies. Think about how much happier life seems when you’ve got a cookie in your hand. Think about how much joy you’d bring to countless customers with a cookie franchise.

Once you’ve thought about how awesome it’d be to own a cookie franchise, contact us to learn how you can open your own Great American Cookie franchise today! And you’ll be whistling a merrier tune in no time!

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