History of Cookie and How To Make Perfect Cookies

I’m going to introduce Cookies history, and then introduce two EASY cookie recipes. After you read the history of cookie, you must want to eat cookies. There are no additives and preservations, and less sugar, so they are healthier than the ones buying at the store.

1.The history of cookie

2.Types of cookies

3.The Best Classic Cookies recipe

4.Easy Granola Cookies recipe

1. The history of cookie

Each country has its own name for “cookie”. The name of “cookie” come from America. On the other hand, cookies are called “biscuits” in England and Australia. In Spain, they call it “galletas”. In Italy, there are many kinds of cookies like “amaretti” and “biscotti”, and so on. 

The origin of cookies is Dutch word “koekje”. It means baked sweets. The cookies originally use as portable rations, because cookies are rich in nutrition and keep for a long time. 

Actually, in 1588, at Spanish navy, there is a record that allowance of sailor is biscuits and one gallon of beer. Like this, cookies are used by portable ration of army and voyage.

2. Types of cookies

Langue de chat: It means cat tongue in French. Recently, there are many shapes, but at first, it shapes like a cat tongue. The texture is granular and crumbly. At first, cat tongue was served as a palate cleanser of ice cream.

Cigarette cookie: Roll the cat tongue’s dough like a cylinder. Ingredients are the same to the cat tongue. Only shape is different from cat tongue.

Icebox cookie: Cookies which has processes to cool in fridge and slice before bake are Icebox cookies. 

Galette cookie: The shape is flat and circle. It’s very crunchy and filling. The surface is glossy and have mesh design.

Drop cookies: Scoop with spoons and drop to baking sheet. You can make easily. It has a lot of shapes and sizes.

Sable: It’s very crunchy and include lots of butters. The ratio of flour to butter is 1 to 1. There are two origins of a name; it was made in the town called sable in France, and “sable” means sand in French and the texture is similar to sand.

3. The Best Icebox Cookies

Ingredients  (makes about 35 cookies)

  • unsalted butter 75g
  • sugar 80g
  • egg 1
  • cake flour 200g


Preparation: Take the butter at room temperature.

Open the egg and put it into a bowl and mix it.
Add sugar and mix well
Put”1″ into the bowl little by little.(For three
Add the shifted flour. Mix roughly with using rubber spatula.
Cut the dough (5mm). 
Line a baking sheet with baking parchment and put the dough.Bake at 170℃ for 15 minutes.

4. Easy Drop Granola Cookies

Ingredients (make about 25 cookies)

  • butter 75g
  • sugar 30g
  • Egg yolk 1
  • cake flour 100g
  • granola 100g


Preparation: Take the butter at the room temperature.

Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix them.
Add egg yolk in the bowl and mix them.
Add flour and mix them.
Add granola and mix well.
Roll the dough by hand, and preheat the oven to 180℃
Bake at 180℃ for 20 minutes.



What’s Cooking America<https://whatscookingamerica.net/History/CookieHistory.htm>

Granola Cookie<https://cookpad.com/recipe/2965134>

Icebox Cookie<https://www.kurashiru.com/recipes/f13e3533-5a25-425e-8cfe-fa12a11dcd7b>