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Cookies are the most beloved dessert worldwide. Eaten for breakfast or as a sweet dish, dunked in milk, coffee, or tea, or as a tasty snack.
Regarding the shape or preparation technique, these treats can be divided into many categories:
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Even though some types of wafers existed since ancient times, they were not as sweet as today’s treats.
However, in the 7th century AD in Persia, with the first known usage of sugar, the first cookies were born. Later they were spread to the European ground with the Muslim invasion of Spain, and by the 14th century were beloved by almost every European country.
They arrived at the American continent in the 1620s with the arrival of the Dutch in New Amsterdam. Their word for the dessert was “koekje” (or little cake) which was later adapted to the English language as “cookie”.
Still, the modern version of this beloved pastry got its texture and shape in the 18th century.
Moreover, in the 1930s American chef, Ruth Graves Wakefield invented the famous chocolate chip variety by accident.
While working at Toll House Inn, in Whitman, Massachusetts, she added chopped semi-sweet chocolate in the original recipe wanting to create chocolate ones. Ruth believed the chocolate pieces would melt, but that didn’t happen. However, she served the newly invented treats to the guests and – they loved them!
Soon they became favorite treats in almost every US state.
Even though there are many varieties of this dessert, most baked (or no-bake) goods consist of:
There are many different types of cookies. Alongside chocolate chip, the most popular ones are:
Regarding ingredients (sugar and butter mostly), these desserts have a high-calorie count. For example, there are around 80 calories in sugar and in chocolate chip ones, and almost 100 calories in those made with oatmeal and peanut butter.
Most of the calories come from carbs (50%) and fat (45%).
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