Totally adorable piece in the NYTimes that reveals just who makes Cookie Monster’s Cookies, plus what the recipe is and how it was perfected. There’s a couple of fun celebrity anecdotes in there as well.
It turns out the cookies are real — sort of.
They are baked at the home of Lara MacLean, who has been a “puppet wrangler” for the Jim Henson Company for almost three decades. MacLean started as an intern for Sesame Workshop in 1992 and has been working for the team ever since.
And while you’re here, enjoy this Cookie Monster mashup from Sesame Street, which is basically just lots of different moments where Cookie Monster eats cookies.
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