Cookie Monster Ponders Deep Thoughts and Surprisingly It’s Not Only about Cookies

Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster is a beloved children’s character known for his insatiable appetite for cookies. Therefore, you would think that if you had a conversation with Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster, it would revolve around baked goods, specifically cookies.

Cookie Monster Ponders Deep Thoughts about Food.

But in this video, which is inspired by a Shower Thoughts subreddit, the infamous Cookie Monster contemplates some deep thoughts about food while appreciating some fine art at New York art museums.

The video features Cookie Monster visiting several art galleries and museums while pondering some curious observations about food. Some of his amusing insights include comparing onion rings to vegetable donuts, suggesting that all potatoes are considered mashed to our stomachs, and questioning why we cook bacon but bake cookies.

Cookie Monster’s musings don’t stop there. He also makes some hilarious comparisons! Things like lobsters are the mermaids of the scorpion world, and that cookie dough is the sushi of desserts. He even suggests that lasagna is just spaghetti-flavored cake! Looking for a thought-provoking question about ketchup? Cookie Monster asks if a tomato is a fruit, then would that make ketchup a type of jam?

The video ends with Cookie Monster asking what the best thing was before sliced bread. That one question leaves viewers with a lighthearted and entertaining question to ponder.

Watch this funny video of Cookie Monster having delicious shower thoughts…


While Cookie Monster’s observations may seem silly or even nonsensical, they reflect the childlike curiosity that has made Sesame Street so popular for over 50 years. By encouraging kids to explore and question the world around them, Sesame Street has helped generations of children develop their creativity and critical thinking skills.

In a time when we could all use a bit of levity and lightheartedness, Cookie Monster’s deep thoughts about food provide a much-needed break from the stresses of daily life. Whether you’re a child or an adult, watching Cookie Monster ponder the mysteries of food is sure to bring a smile to your face.

Now I’m wondering…what really WAS the best thing since sliced bread?

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