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Presidential Election 2012 – Cookie Bake-off PDF Print E-mail


October is National Cookie Month and 2012 is a presidential election year. What a perfect combination for a cookie bake-off!

Since 1992, when Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush “bumped spatulas”, Family Circle Magazine’s “first lady” cookie bake-off has become a presidential election year tradition. Without entering into the political arena, KosherEye is presenting the two recipes in alphabetical order. Enjoy making these cookies; let us know if you like them (the cookies that is) and most of all – we encourage all of our reader to vote!

And the cookies please:

  • Michelle Obama's 2012 White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Ann Romney's 2012 M&M Cookies
  • Let's have some fun!

    Cookie Trivia:

    • The first commercial cookie in the U.S. was the Animal Cracker, introduced in 1902.
    • The Oreo, the best-selling cookie of the 20th century, was developed and introduced by the American company Nabisco, in 1912.
    • The U.S. leads the world as the biggest cookie bakers and eaters, spending more than $550 million annually on Oreos alone.

    Take the Pepperidge Farm "What kind of cookie am I today" quiz. 

    If you know your cookies, this "Name that Cookie" trivia quiz will be a snap!

    To see previous Family Circle Magazine's “first lady” cookie bake-off winners, click here.

    Enjoy your a cookie!


    October 17, 2012

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