Most of us prefer cookies as a dessert item or snack. Whatever it is, it is widely used by different names. Back in the 7th century in Persia, the cookie was a form of cake. Over the decades, people have developed many ways to taste this dessert and invented various flavors such as peanut butter, chocolate, etc. Today, we will be talking about 8 popular types of cookie in this post, so check them out.
You can find a huge number of recipes and categories of these pastries, and I have rounded up my most favorite ones here.
These are crispy, look thin. You can make them with toasted sesame which provides a delicious scent of almond or caramel. This dessert is extremely popular in South Carolina since Colonial times. Benne first originated in East Africa and benne is the Bantu word of sesame. You can find the sesame seeds throughout the south.
2-Black And White Cookie
The black and white cookie is pretty famous and consists of dry vanilla cream and chocolate on top, and vanilla fondant icing. You can find them all over New York City in bakeries and delis. They mostly serve as drop-cakes and somewhat like cupcakes but with some additional flour.
3-Chocolate Chip Cookie
A chocolate chip cookie is the classic drop cookie that originated from semisweet chocolate chips. However, you can also make them from milk chocolate, white chocolate, strawberry, butterscotch, etc. These cookies are tasty and popular as classic American chocolate chip.
This cookie is crisp and made from flour, sugar, vanilla and sesame seed oil. Though it does not belong to China, it includes in Chinese recipes. In the early 1900s or late 1890s, San Francisco first invented this cookie. And now, they are popular all around the world.
5- Fried Cookie
A fried cookie falls under eight basic types of cookie including bar cookie, drop cookie, molded cookie, pressed cookie, refrigerator cookie, rolled cookie, and sandwich cookie. Typically they are just fried dough with a sugar coating. A few of the famous fried cookie is Jewish/Polish krusczyki, Italian zeppole, Mexican churros, etc. They taste sweet, airy, and light.
A cookie made from a chilled stiffer dough that we roll out and then cut into shapes is Gingerbread cookie. This cookie is harder than many of the other pastries and often comprised of icing designs. Germany first invented this cookie and then later it became popular throughout the world.
It looks flat and round and makes a snapping sound when you take a bite out of it. That’s the reason why people call it Gingersnap Cookie, and it contains so much ginger. England first invented this cookie and then the colonial immigrants spread it all over the American states.
Macaroons are colorful, round that is made from flour, sugar and egg whites. They are most popular in Europe, especially France and circulated over America in a few decades.
Have you tasted any of these cookies, if yes, which one is your favorite?