The History of Cookies

Cookies originated in

Cookies are described as small, round, and thin sweet "cakes". Every country has it's own term for cookies, In England they call them "biscuits". The name cookie is derived from the Dutch word koekje, meaning “small or little cake.” Their original use was as "test cakes", they would put a small amount of cake batter in an oven to test the oven temperature. The earliest cookie-style cakes were thought to be from 7th century Persia cookiedough

Over the years..

As people began traveling the world, Cookies or biscuits were an ideal traveling food. They would remain fresh for long periods of time and they were small and easy to store. An early form of the cookies, Jumbles, were well known across every continent by similar sames. They were a relatively hard cookie made largely from nuts, sweetener, and water