JAM CITY Announces 1st Annual Holiday Cookie Jam in Advance of National Cookie Day

Social Media Superstars and Sisters, Justine and Jenna Ezarik, Compete to Have Their Favorite Cookie Recipe Featured in the Hit Mobile Game, Cookie Jam

Los Angeles, November 27, 2017 — Today, Jam City, a Los Angeles-based mobile game developer, announced the first annual Holiday Cookie Jam. Holiday Cookie Jam is a cookie competition between social media superstars and sisters, Justine and Jenna Ezarik, as they vie to have their cookie recipe featured in Jam City’s hit mobile game, Cookie Jam.

iJustine and Jenna’s competing cookie recipes can be viewed at the following YouTube links:

JAM CITY Announces 1st Annual Holiday Cookie Jam in Advance of National Cookie Day

Starting today, viewers can vote for their favorite cookie recipe at www.facebook.com/playcookiejam/ and share their recipe support through the official #HolidayCookieJam hashtag. The winning recipe will be announced on December 4, National Cookie Day, and will be featured in the Cookie Jam game for the entire month of December.

Cookie Jam has been downloaded by more than 100 million players worldwide since its debut in 2013. Cookie Jam earned Facebook’s Game of the Year in 2014 and is continually listed among the top 20 grossing games globally.

BACKGROUND ON NATIONAL COOKIE DAY:

The History of Cookie Day (December 4th)

In 1987, Matt Nader of the San Francisco-based Blue Chip Cookie Company created Cookie Day. This fun and sweet holiday was also championed by Cookie Monster from Sesame Street. Since then, word traveled around the globe that there was much tasty fun to be had on December 4th, and people from many countries now celebrate Cookie Day by getting together and baking (and eating) cookies. In fact, a number of Cookie Day variations such as Oatmeal Cookie Day and Bake Cookie Day are also celebrated around the world.

COOKIE FACTS AND FIGURES:

  • The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in their lifetime.

  • More people have played Cookie Jam than there are cars in India

  • Cookie Jam has been played more times than the average person will blink in their lifetime.

  • Queen Elizabeth I is credited with the creation of the first gingerbread man.

  • More people play Cookie Jam every day than live in Costa Rica.

  • The world’s largest chocolate chip cookie weighed about as much as eight elephants.

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