06/19/2013 09:15 am ET

Students Create Grasshopper Cookies To Fight Hunger


Would you eat cookies where the main ingredient is grasshopper?

Natalia Hernandez and Jesus de Anda -- two chemical engineering students at Mexico's Tec de Monterrey University -- are betting that quite a few people will.

They also think that grasshopper cookies can help to fight hunger and obesity.

Hernandez and de Anda are about to register a brand of cookies made with regular flour, oatmeal and grasshopper powder, which they will call "Cricket Cookies."

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