The weekend is finally here, and geeks who love Oreo cookies can now rejoice, as we bring you 17 cool and creative ways to hack the cookie. Starting off, we have Cookies and Cream Oreo bark, which requires you to crush some cookies and then mix together with melted white chocolate before refrigerating. The “Oreo Biscuit” was first developed and produced by the National Biscuit Company (today known as Nabisco) in 1912 at its Chelsea factory in New York City. The modern-day Oreo design was developed in 1952 by William A. Turnier, to include the Nabisco logo. Continue reading for more.

The origin of the name Oreo is unknown, but there are many theories, including derivations from the French word ‘Or’, meaning gold (as early packaging was gold), or the Greek word ‘Oreo’, meaning beautiful, nice or well done. Others believe that the cookie was named Oreo because it was short and easy to pronounce.