[Sca-cooks] A Cookie by Any Other Name

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Thu Jan 25 17:43:12 PST 2007

And of course there are those that use eggs for leavening.
Would a macaroon be a cookie, a biscuit, or a cake?
Mackaroons are found in MarthaWBofC. Cotgrave includes them
in his 1611 dictionary.

> -Doc wrote:
>> My viewpoint is that a "cookie" is a "flat, thin, round or otherwise- 
>> shaped crisp-ish think made of flour, sugar and other  
>> ingredients" ... and is leavened with baking powder and/or baking soda.

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