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The tasty history of 9 mouthwatering cookies

By: Mary Jo DiLonardo on Oct. 16, 2015, 1:22 p.m.
chocolate chip cookies

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Everyone loves cookies

Maybe you have a soft spot for chocolate chips or your heart belongs to oatmeal raisin. Each of these sweet treats has a unique origin; some evolved through the centuries and others may have sprung up by accident. Whether you like to bake them or just eat them, here are some delectable photos of some favorite cookies and the interesting history behind how they were born.