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The History of cookies

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  1. 1. What is a cookie, And where did it come from?
  2. 2. Cookie: a small sweet cake.
  3. 3. Cookies are usually small,round, flat and crisp!
  4. 4. There are many types and kinds of cookies today….**** different cookies collage
  5. 5. But where did thesecookies come from?
  6. 6. The first cookie was created by accident!
  7. 7. The Dutch would test theiroven temperature by usinga small amount of cakebatter.
  8. 8. “Koekje” is what the Dutch called it, AKA “little cake”
  9. 9. The first cookieswere made without sugar!
  10. 10. By the end of the 1400s they were growing more popular!
  11. 11. You could buy themin the streets of Paris.
  12. 12. They were mainly for traveling at firstbecause they stayed fresh for longperiods of time.
  13. 13. As people began traveling, cookies were their main food source.
  14. 14. Dutch, English, and Scottish immigrants brought cookies to the US in the 1600s.
  15. 15. Butter cookies todayresemble the first English teacakes and Scottish Shortbread.
  16. 16. By the 1700s Koekje evolved in the word cookie or cookey.
  17. 17. British loved them, incorporating them into their daily tea gatherings.
  18. 18. They would call them biscuits or sweet buns.
  19. 19. Often only flavored with nothing morethan butter or a drop of rose water.
  20. 20. During the 17th and 18th centuriescookies were baked at home as specialtreats.
  21. 21. Sugar was very expensiveand a lot of labor wasput in to baking cookies.
  22. 22. The 19th century was huge for baking cookies!
  23. 23. Sugar and flourbecame affordable.
  24. 24. Chemical rising agents were developed.
  25. 25. Modern ovenswere introduced,with thermostats!
  26. 26. This allowed for the creationof many different types of cookies!
  27. 27. Cookie recipes used to be hidden in the back of the recipe books, but as things became more modern, so did cook books!
  28. 28. Cookies began to have their own sections in cookbooks!
  29. 29. Mainly cookies were bakedwith nuts or raisins.
  30. 30. It wasn’t until 1937 when Ruth Wakefield ran out of nuts.
  31. 31. She substituted with a bar of baking chocolate.
  32. 32. This is where The Toll House Cookiegot its name!
  33. 33. From Ruth’sRestaurant, The Toll House Restaurant.
  34. 34. She and her husband owned an Inn that was located next to a train track, perfect for travelers.
  35. 35. Many travelers would stop and eat at her restaurant.
  36. 36. Ruth’s cookies were becoming well known.
  37. 37. With the help ofBetty Crocker, Ruth’scookies becamenationally known.
  38. 38. Betty Crocker had a radio station and did a segment on “Famous Foods From Famous Eating Places.”
  39. 39. In 1939 Ruth madean agreement with Nestle.
  40. 40. They could print her recipe on their package of chocolate!
  41. 41. They made a special new chocolate bar that the recipe would be printed on.
  42. 42. The new chocolate bar was scored; it made for easy cutting at home.
  43. 43. In return she got a lifetime supply ofchocolate to bake her famous cookies!
  44. 44. In 1940 Ruth sold her legal rights of the Toll House cookie to Nestle.
  45. 45. Forty years later….
  46. 46. Nestle lost its exclusive rightto the trademark in federal court.
  47. 47. Now Tollhouse is known as a descriptive term for a cookie.
  48. 48. Today more than halfthe cookies baked athome are chocolate chip cookies.
  49. 49. Cookies are consumed in95.2 percent of US households.
  50. 50. Americans alone consume over 2 billion cookies a year….
  51. 51. Or 300 Cookies foreach person annually!
  52. 52. Now you know when and where cookies have evolved from!
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