In the United States and Canada, a cookie is a small, flat, baked treat, usually containing fat, flour, eggs and sugar. In most English-speaking countries outside North America, the most common word for this is biscuit; in many regions both terms are used, while in others the two words have different meanings. A cookie is a plain bun in Scotland, while in the United States a biscuit is a kind of quick bread similar to a scone. In the United Kingdom, a cookie is referred to as a biscuit, although some types of cookies maintain this name, such as the American-inspired Maryland Cookies, which are also sold there. In South Africa they are called biscuits, and the word cookie refers to cupcakes. Its American name derives from the Dutch word koekje or (informal) koekie which means little cake, and arrived in American English through the Dutch in North America. According to the Scottish National Dictionary, its Scottish name derives from the diminutive form of the word cook,...
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How to Make good cookies
We all know there’s no such thing as a bad cookie. We’ve all baked a batch that wasn’t quite what we hoped for. Too flat, too fat, too burnt; no matter which way the cookie crumbled, let Paula’s test kitchen helps you solve that cookie cri more »
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Tips on using Cashback websites to Save money!
Tips on using Cashback websites I’ve laid out a few points that can help you maximize your earnings from Cashback websites and along the way probably help in clarifying a few myths. 1)    Cashback is not guaranteed: The cashback offered on online purchases made through a cashback website are never guaranteed.Usually transactions are tracked correctly but there could be instances when they are not and there are quite a few reasons. Usually merchants, place a tracki more »
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