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By the Middle Ages, Brits were eating cracken, but the Dutch added sugar and called their cookie, "koekje." Sometime around the middle of the 17th century, the popularity and consumption of biscuits were greatly increased by the introduction into Western Europe of three new non-alcoholic beverages: chocolate, coffee, and especially tea.
Our modern English name, cookie, comes to us from the Dutch koekje, or "little cake." Cookies were so associated with cakes that clear up to the early part of the 20th century, cookies were still listed in cookbooks in the cake section.