9) It made a cameo on Seinfeld
Okay, you probably knew this one, but the cookie became a hot sweet tooth commodity across the nation after the episode "The Dinner Party", when Jerry stands in line nibbling on a classic black and white and proclaims, "Look to the cookie," as he realizes, according to The New York Times, the cookie's "eloquent plea for racial harmony."
10) Obama also used it as a metaphor for race relations
Standing in a deli in Southern Florida on the 2008 campaign trail, he risked a copyright suit from Queen Latifah and dubbed them the "unity cookie" for their absurdly obvious metaphor.
Khushbu Shah is a freelance food and drink writer who aspires to one day write a joke that makes it onto a Laffy Taffy wrapper. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.