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Where the Word “Cookie” Comes From

##EMBED## Click Here for Sources and to Learn Why Crackers Have Holes Text Version The word “cookie” comes from the Dutch “koekjes” which came from the Dutch “koek”, meaning “cake”;  cookie was introduced to English in the very early 18th century.  It is thought this term caught on more in the United States due to the strong Dutch heritage in […]

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