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There are many hidden references and Easter eggs sprinkled throughout Cookie Clicker. Many are hidden in achievements and upgrades. They are in the title of the achievement/upgrade, or the description.


Title of Reference
Origin Location
Praise The Sun Dark Souls (game) Name of Achievement (prism)
Flux capacitors Back to the Future (movie) Name of the Upgrade
Bake to the future. Description of the upgrade "Flux capacitors"
I Hate Manure Name of the Achievement
Need for greed Need For Speed (game) Name of the Achievement
Large macaron collider Large Hadron Collider (LHC - particle accelerator) Name of the Upgrade
Sugar bosons Higgs boson Name of the Upgrade
Now you're thinking Portal (video game) Name of the Achievement
To boldly bake. Star Trek series Description of the upgrade "Warp drive"
Resistance is futile, albeit entertaining. Description of the achievement "Obliterate"
My god. It's full of chocolate bars. A Space Odyssey (book), Chapter 39 Description of the upgrade "Chocolate monoliths"
We can change if we want to. We can leave our brains behind. Safety Dance (song) Description of the upgrade "Sanity dance"
You've been up all night, haven't you? Get Lucky (song) Description of the upgrade "Get lucky"
Pierce the heavens, etc. Gurren Lagann (anime) Description of the upgrade "Ultimadrill"
Do the impossible, see the invisible. Roe roe, fight the power? Description of the upgrade "Salmon roe"
Of Mice and Men Book of the same name Name of the Achievement
Far far away Star wars series Name of the Achievement
Now this is pod-smashing Name of the Achievement
These aren't the cookies you're clicking for. Description of the achievement "Tiny cookie"
We are one. We are many. Mortal Kombat (Ermac) Description of the upgrade "One Mind"

The old never bothered me anyway

Let It Go (song from Disney's Frozen) Name of Achievement
Then he waddled away The Duck song (viral video) Description of the Duck egg upgrade
Truly, truly outrageous Jem (cartoon) Description of the Gem Polish upgrade
There are many things that need to be erased RBG Dreams Minecraft Interlude - HAPPY FACTORY (viral video) Description of the achievement "Nihilism"
It's a secret to everyone Legend of Zelda (Videogame Series) Part of the description of the Heavenly chip secret upgrade
Never dig down Minecraft Name of the Achievement
Spooky scary skeletons will wake you with a boo Andrew Gold - Spooky Scary Skeletons (song) Description of the upgrade "Ghostly biscuit"
It betrayed us the nasty little thing The Hobbit (book) Quote when selling a grandma
Gild Wars Guild Wars (Videogame) Name of the Achievement
If you want to bake a cookie from scratch, you must first build a factory. Yogscast's JaffaFactory (Youtube Series) Description of the upgrade "Jaffa cakes"
Look to the cookie Seinfeld (TV Show) Description of the upgrade "Eclipse cookies"
The elder scrolls The Elder Scrolls (Videogame Franchise) Name of the Achievement,also the description of the Achievement
We Rise how bread rises in the oven Grandma quote

No more fooling around with your own grandmother!

Reference to Futurama episode "Roswell That Ends Well" Description of Time Machine upgrade "Paradox Resolver"
What lottery? THE lottery, that's what lottery! Only lottery that matters! Fallout: New Vegas (Videogame) Description of Chancemaker upgrade "Winning Lottery Ticket"

Easter EggsEdit


Grandma CookieEdit

It is possible to turn the cookie into a cookie with a grandma face on it. Copy this code into the console:


Source CodeEdit

There are many things that are hidden within the source code of Cookie Clicker in the forms of comments, whether it is plain code commentary, unofficial features, or even a poem. The following are some of the notable ones. To access the source code, go to

Hidden PoemEdit

Right after the definition of each upgrade relating to the types of grandmas, there's a line of what possibly could be a poem: