Not sure how I missed this one but apparently, the world's largest bakery is in Illinois.

Browsing Guinness World Records site (as one does) I ran across this little nugget of info:

The food giant Nabisco's factory in Chicago, USA is the largest bakery in the world. It occupies a staggering 170,000 square metres (approx. 1,800,000 square ft) and employs more than 1,400 people. The bakery produces billions of biscuits annually on more than a dozen ovens, each the length of a US football field. The bakery in Chicago exports products to several countries in addition to supporting the North American market.

Looks like the record was set in 2011 by Nabisco.

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Nabisco is mostly well known for its cookies:

  • Oreos
  • Nutter Butter
  • Fig Newtons
  • Chips Ahoy
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Don't sleep on the crackers either:

  • Wheat Things
  • Ritz
  • Honey Maid
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The best (or at least most popular) Nabisco food to cook with is their Nilla Wafers.

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Insanely Good shared a host of things you can make incorporating those delicious cookies. They're great by themselves but even better when you use Nilla Wafers to make:

  • Banana Pudding
  • Wafer Cake
  • Double Chocolate Cookie Truffles
  • Banana Cream Pie
  • Funfetti Cake Batter Dip
  • Banana Pudding Cupcakes
  • Strawberry Shortcake Fudge
  • Nilla Wafer Caramel Candy
  • Tagalongs

That's right you can use Nilla Wafers to make your very own version of one of the most popular Girl Scout Cookies, Tagalongs.

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The massive Nabisco Bakery is located at 7300 South Kedzie Avenue in Chicago.

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