Empire Cookie Best Quotes Photos

National Cookie Day: 27 Delicious Zingers From Empire's First Lady

Pour a giant mug of milk, because you’re about to get a whole lotta Cookie.

The Internet tells us Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day, which means it’s our duty to take a moment and reflect on how empty (and way less zinger-y) our lives were before Empire‘s badass matriarch appeared on the scene.

As Mama Lyon, Taraji P. Henson has given us quite a few quotable moments — most of them at Anika’s expense. What better way to celebrate the day than by gathering a batch here for you to enjoy?

Click through the gallery below (or access the photos directly here) to re-live some of Cookie’s richest, most decadent put-downs — then hit the comments with any you felt should’ve made the list!