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Snickerdoodles are a type of cookie drop (where the dough is placed directly on the baking sheet using a ladle) coated with sugar and cinnamon. They are usually cooked for the holidays and eaten at room temperature.
Chocolate chip cookies are one of America’s most popular cookies.
Made with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and molasses, ginger molasses cookies have become popular around the world.
National Gingersnap Day is July 1.
Cookies first appeared in the United States in the 17th century. Among the most popular early American recipes were macaroons and gingerbread.
There are nine basic types of cookies: bar cookies, drip cookies, filled cookies, mold cookies, no-bake cookies, squeeze cookies, refrigerator cookies, roll cookies, and sandwich cookies.
Animal Crackers, introduced by Nabisco in 1902, was the first commercial cookie to be mass produced in the United States.
The word “cookie” comes from the Dutch “koekje”, which means cupcake.
Oreos is the best-selling cookie brand in the United States.
Chocolate chip cookies were discovered by accident when a famous pastry chef Ruth Wakefield ran out of bakery chocolate and added small broken pieces of semi-sweet chocolate that her friend Andrew Nestle gave her. The chocolate didn’t melt as she expected and these beloved cookies were born.