C may be for Cookie, but it’s certainly not for Chocolate Chips!
At least not according to an old-school Cookie Monster recipe. Gothamist unearthed the Cookie Monster-approved baked goods in the 1970s’-era Big Bird’s Busy Book. While recent Cookie appearances may be all about the chocolate chips, the vintage ingredient list shows that Cookie Monster is a secret sugar-cookie fanatic. Sesame Street will never be the same!
The recipe contains a standard sugar cookie dough ingredient list, but written in Cookie’s signature voice. “In this wonderful set of books me going to show you how to make ALL KINDS OF COOKIES! But first…me tell you the secret recipe for COOKIE DOUGH (It been in my family for years.)”
Check out the classic “C is for Cookie” video and compare notes below.
As you can see, Cookie Monster is clearly not holding a sugar cookie. So go ahead, chocoholics. Add in some chocolate chips. We’re sure Cookie Monster won’t mind.