Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Popular Cookies from Gourmandia.comAnytime of the year, cookies are made fresh from the oven and infusehomes and bakeshops with its buttery aroma. Anytime of the day, youcan have your fill of cookies, as a snack or dessert, because of thesheer number of choices. Shaped in traditional rounds, cut into barsand other shapes, or pressed into geometric creations, cookies are adelight to look at and consume. Its presence on shelves and trays,anytime and day, indicates just how popular cookies are.During the holidays, a profusion of cookies and cookie baking increaseas these delights are known as part of the gift giving tradition especiallyin the United States. There’s even a National Cookie Month held everyOctober, where you can celebrate with a batch of cookies in its honor.On days when a cause or community project needs to come up withfunds, charity bake sales are held—featuring cookies, of course!Here are some of the popular cookies which grace the baking pans ofhomes and bakeshops everywhere:Chocolate Chip CookiesThis all-American creationoriginated from the TollHouse recipe, which makesuse of chocolate chips orchunks as its main ingredientto be mixed into the dough.Large chunks may be hewnfrom semi-sweet bakingchocolate bars. This is a typeof drop cookie, so onceyou’re finished making the dough and chilling it to firm up a little, youcan just scoop the dough with two spoons or a cookie dough scooperand drop each of them on the pan. Chocolate chip cookies also havewalnuts in them and may use other flavored chips like toffee, whitechocolate, peanut butter, and dark chocolate chips.Oatmeal CookiesA healthy type of cookie,oatmeal cookies have oats,cinnamon, and raisins togive this drop cookie someheft and flavor. You’ll seerecipes of the oatmeal onthe tops of oatmeal cans orask your grandma of herown recipe. The batter or
dough for oatmeal cookies tend to be a bit heavier than usual butonce they get on the pan, they become crunchy and delicious to eat.Chocolate Cookie SandwichesMost often sold in packs at thesupermarket, chocolate cookiesandwiches are comprised oftwo chocolate cookies with acrème filling in the middle.These are also called doublecookies, since there are twocookies forming the sandwich.You can buy them in the store(popular brand is Oreos) ormake them yourself and callthem ‘fauxreos’ to stand for the ‘real’ thing.