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What Color Are Oreos: Brown or Black?

There's a debate going on right now:  What color are Oreos, brown or black?  There's really no definitive answer . . . even from Oreo's parent company, which says, quote, "Some people think the Oreo is a shade of brown, while others view the color closer to black."

Wait, Are Oreos Brown or Black?

Two years ago, the internet was sent into a tizzy by a dress that was either blue or gold. Earlier this year, "Yanni" and "Laurel" were vying for our attention. And simmering underneath it all was a question that nobody bothered to ask... until now. What color is an Oreo cookie?