It's been a part of the American snack scene officially for a century. Today marks the 100th birthday for the Oreo cookie. According to Wikipedia, the Oreo was developed and produced by Nabisco in New York City in 1912 and was originally known as the “Oreo Biscuit”. I bet there is a ton of facts you don't know about Oreo's. Let's fill up your plate with 5 Delicious Facts On Oreos in honor of its 100th birthday.


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    Oreo Way


    There is a place in New York called Oreo Way. It’s on 9th Avenue between 15th and 16th streets and was the site of the first Nabisco factory where the first Oreo biscuits were ever made.


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    To The Moon


    If all the Oreo biscuits ever made were stacked up, they’d reach to the moon and back five times! If put side by side, they’d encircle the earth 381 times at the equator.


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    Floral Design


    The floral design on the Oreo cookie consists of 12 flowers per side.


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    Oreo Cookie Recipe


    In order to keep up with this voluminous demand, the Oreo cookie recipe calls for 18 million pounds of cocoa and 47 million pounds of creme filling. An Oreo cookie is 29% creme, 71% cookie


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    Oreo Wafer Stick


    In several countries, such as China, Australia, Asia and Canada, Oreo Wafer Sticks are produced. The wafer stick consists of four wafer layers stuffed with vanilla and chocolate crème.