5 types of cookies that you absolutely will regret if never tried.
These cookies are so good that you have to try them at least once
From snacks to breakfasts to midnight cravings, cookies can fit into anything. Cookies are those fantastic creations that not only satisfy your hunger but also your tastebuds. Made with flour or wheat, it is a good source of nutrition and acts as a filling agent in-between meal intervals and gives a sudden boost of energy. There are several kinds and flavours to a cookie and the most famous being these three:
From the land of delicious baked goods, Biscotti is a popular type of cookie from Italy. It is crunchy and crispy in its texture and was cooked twice to give it that texture. Along with the flour base, the cookies also have different nuts and raisins, oats and sometimes chocolate chips.
As the name suggests these cookies are made up of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves to make them spicy and savoury. The first known recipe for gingerbread came from Greece in 2400 BC. From that Chinese recipes began to develop during the 10th century and by the late Middle Ages, Europeans had their own version of gingerbread. Today what we see in the markets were European styled.
Macarons were introduced in France by an Italian chef named Catherine de Medici during the Renaissance. It is a form of sandwich cookie which has a cream-filled between two cookies. The cookies used in making the macarons are more soft and fluffy in comparison to other sandwich cookies. It is found in a variety of flavours starting from chocolate to strawberry cheesecake to Lavender coconut.
Fortune cookies are one of the most interesting types of cookies. It is a customised cookie made up of flour, sugar, vanilla and sesame seeds. And the most interesting part of it is that it contains a slip of paper inside it with a written message. It has its origin in Japan and is usually used to surprise people with customised messages.
Shortbread cookies originated from the lands of cakes, Scotland. One of the most unique things about Shortbread is that it doesn’t contain any levering agent like baking soda or baking powder. This rich, tender, and crumbly straw coloured cookie was once served only during Christmas and New Year’s Eve but today is being served almost over the years.