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The Truth about Double-Stuf Oreos
March 9th, 2021

Do Double-Stuf Oreos really have double the amount of “stuff” in the middle? One group decided to do an experiment to find out. Read on to see what they discovered – and do the Double-Stuf math!

The Best-Selling Cookie — at Least Right Now
February 3rd, 2021

Girl Scout cookies are some of the yummiest cookies around. And with a variety of flavors, shapes, and numbers of cookies, each boxful has a load of math in it. Read on to crunch and munch your way through the delicious numbers behind the country’s favorite cookies (at least during this time of year).

How to Share Hundreds of Cookies
December 18th, 2020

We are loving this picture from our cookie-baking fans Avery and Mia S. It’s perfect for National Bake Cookies Day, which is today! Who baked the first ever cookie, by the way? It turns out they happened almost by accident: to test the oven. People would drip cake batter onto a pan and stick it […]

Cookies for Your Pet Grasshopper
October 28th, 2020

We know that bugs like to eat our people food: just go on a picnic and watch the ants sneak up on you. So our fan Joey K. asked a great question: how fast could a grasshopper eat a cookie? Well, if grasshoppers like cookies as much as ants do, we can figure this out! […]

National Chocolate Chip Day
May 15th, 2020

There are all kinds of zany holidays. One of our favorites is National Chocolate Chip Day! Read on to find out how the chocolate chip came to be, and satisfy your sweet tooth with some yummy math.

Time to Bake Cookies
December 18th, 2019

It’s National Bake Cookies Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some math-y cookies made by computer science professor Francesco De Comite! Read on to eat up the math in these puzzle-like cookies – and put your math where your mouth is.

B is for Birthday
November 2nd, 2019

Today we celebrate a very important person’s birthday. Read on to find out who gets to blow out the candles and eat the (cookie) cake today, and get munching on the “monster” math!

The Trick to the Oreo Twist
September 14th, 2018

Scientists study all kinds of questions, like how to get all the cream from an Oreo onto one side so you can eat the most yummy goodness. So how do you do it? Read on to find out, and do the delicious twisted math in a classic cookie!

Is That a Cookie or a Cake?
May 22nd, 2017

It’s always hard to choose between cookies and cake for dessert. But now you can have your cookie and eat it, too – in the shape of a cake! Read on to munch on some delicious dessert math.

The Cooking-less Cookie Cake
September 10th, 2015

Have you ever made a cake and then had to wait while it sat in the hot oven to bake? Well these cakes replace the oven with…a freezer! Read on to how to make these cool cakes – and do the mouth-watering math.

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