(LIN) - Go ahead, eat a couple of chocolate chip cookies or how about oatmeal raisin? It's national cookie day!
According to online magazine The Nibble, cookies actually started out as cake taste tests. Bakers used to test oven temperatures on small amounts of batter so they wouldn't waste the entire cake mix.
They discovered that the tiny pieces of batter were delicious. So, in celebration, bake some of your favorite cookies!