According to culinary historians, the first historic record of cookies was their use as test cakes. A small amount of cake batter was baked to test the oven temperature.
The earliest cookie-style cakes are thought to date back to 7th century Persia A.D. (now Iran), one of the first countries to cultivate sugar (luxurious cakes and pastries in large and small versions were well known in the Persian empire). According to historians, sugar originated either in the lowlands of Bengal or elsewhere in Southeast Asia. Sugar spread to Persia and then to the Eastern Mediterranean. With the Muslim invasion of Spain, then the Crusades and the developing spice trade, the cooking techniques and ingredients of Arabia spread into Northern Europe.
From the web site, How Sweet It Was: Cane Sugar from the Ancient World to the Elizabethian Period, by Brandy and Courtney Powers:
In 510 BC , hungry soldiers of the Emperor Darius were near the river Indus, when they discovered some "reeds which produce honey without bees." Evidently this early contact with the Asian sources of sugar cane made no great impression, so it was left to be re-discovered in 327 BC by Alexander the great, who spread it's culture through Persia and introduced it in the Mediterranean. This was the beginning of one of the best documented products of the Middle Ages.
Who invented the Cookie Cake???
The fotune cookie was invented in California in the 1900's.
the cookie sheet was invented by someone, but nobody really knows for sure
The Cookie Monster.
by whom binary is invented
by whom octal is invented
The Oreo cookie was introduced in 1912.
The chocalot chip cookie
The fortune cookie as we know it was invented in San Fransisco, California by Makoto Hagiwara in the late 1890's. The cookie which the fortune cookie was based (the Tsujiura Senebei) was actually a Japanese cookie, not a Chinese cookie.
The Oreo creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie (biscuit) was developed and introduced by the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) of New York City, New York, USA, in 1912 (CE).
It was invented in 1951
Jim Henson created the cookie monster in 1966!
The person that invented chocolate cookie dough ice cream was Ben and Jerry
Cookie Crisp was invented by a man named Ralston Purina during 1977. He attempted to recreate the 'great taste of chocolate chip cookie and milk'.
Ruth Graves Wakefield invented the Tollhouse cookie. She was the owner of an inn in Massachusetts. The name of the inn was the Tollhouse.
The fortune cookie was invented in San Franciso by a Japanese immigrant
when somebody used nuclear fusion to combine a cookie and a cake
Ruth Wakefield invented the chocolate chip cookie when she put chunks of chocolate into cookie dough hoping it would melt and make chocolate cookies. It did didn't, and we were given the most popular cookie.
Ruth Keller invented the sugar cookie on 1967.
the fortune cookie was invented by Shuck Yee><?: