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ANZAC biscuit ANZAC biscuits.JPG Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) ANZAC Biscuits are a sweet biscuit made using rolled oats, flour, coconut, sugar, butter, golden syrup, bicarbonate of soda and boiling water. The biscuits appear to be a variation of Scottish oatcakes.
Aachener Printen Printenform Soldat.jpg The city of Aachen in Germany Aachener Printen are a type of Lebkuchen. The term is a protected designation of origin and so all manufacturers can be found in or near Aachen. Printen are made from a variety of ingredients including cinnamon, aniseed, clove, cardamom, coriander, allspice and also ginger.
Afghan biscuits AfghanBiscuit.jpg New Zealand, Australia It is a traditional New Zealand biscuit and is made from cocoa powder, butter, flour and cornflakes. It is then topped with chocolate icing and half a walnut. The origin of both the recipe and name are unknown, but the recipe has appeared in many editions of cookbooks sold in New Zealand.
Alfajor AlfajoresTriples.jpg some regions of Spain and countries of Latin America Its basic form consists of two round sweet biscuits joined together with dulce de leche or jam and covered with powdered sugar. In most alfajores there are two layers of cake, and a filling in between.
Almond biscuit
Almond cake, almond cookie
Macau Koi Kei Bakery Almond Biscuits 2.JPG China, Hong Kong, Macau The biscuits are small with no filling by default and have a crunchy texture, but sometimes crumbling on first bite. When they are sold in different countries, they are usually imported from Macau, where it is one of the most popular specialty products.
Italian for Little bitter things

Originally from Venice, Italy Italian biscuit similar to macaroons, made using ground sweet and bitter almonds (or sometimes ground kernel of apricot) baked with egg and sugar. Light and airy, crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle. Small versions, Amarettini, are usually served with a sweet wine, liquer or coffee following a meal.
Philippines Apas are oblong-shaped biscuits that are topped with sugar. Apas is a Tagalog term for wafer. They are a popular part of Filipino cuisine.
Albania It is a traditional Albanian deessert made of cornflour,butter and vanillia.The origin of this is in the city of Elbasan in center of

Albania. This deesert cooked in 14 March in Spring Day.

Basler Läckerli
Leckerli, Läggerli
Basler Läckerli 01.jpeg Basel of Switzerland It is a Swiss traditional hard spice biscuit made of honey, almonds, candied peel, and Kirsch. The dough is cut into rectangles while it is still hot and a sugar glaze is then added on top.
Bath Oliver Bath Oliver Biscuits and Cheese.jpg Bath, England It is a hard dry biscuit made from flour, butter, yeast and milk and often eaten with cheese. It was invented by Dr William Oliver of Bath, around the year of 1750.
Berger Cookie BergerCookies.jpg Germany It is a buttery vanilla wafer topped with thick creamy fudge. The recipe is derived from Germany and are an iconic cultural icon of Baltimore. The recipe was first brought to the USA from Germany by George and Henry Berger in 1835.
Berner Haselnusslebkuchen Berner Haselnusslebkuchen von Beck Glatz.png Bern of Switzerland It is a traditional Christmas cake from Berne in Switzerland, made from ground hazelnuts. It is sometimes confused with another Bernese speciality, Berner Honiglebkuchen, due to its similar appearance.
Berner Honiglebkuchen Berner Honiglebkuchen.jpg Bern of Switzerland It is a traditional Christmas cookies made with honey. It is distinguished from Berner Haselnusslebkuchen as it often has more elaborate sugar decorations.
Biscotti Vin Santo.JPG Italy, North America In North America, the term refers to a specific type of biscuits, derived from Tuscan cantucci, a type of hard almond-flavoured biscuits traditionally served with vin santo.
Biscuit Digestive biscuits.jpg United States and British Commonwealth In the US: small soft leavened bread

In the British Commonwealth: a small and hard, often sweet, baked product with different types of decorations, flavours and toppings.

Biscuit roll
egg roll (鸡蛋卷), love letters, kueh belandah, crispy biscuit roll, crisp biscuit roll or cookie roll
Love Letters.JPG China, Hong Kong, Asia It is a common biscuit snack that is commonly found in Asia. It is crunchy and can be easily broken into pieces made of wheat flour, butter, egg, sugar and vanilla flavor. The traditional Chinese characters (蛋卷) are same for "egg roll".

New Mexico It is a crispy butter cookie flavored with anise and cinnamon. It is served during special celebrations, such as wedding receptions, baptisms, and religious holidays. It is usually eaten with morning coffee or milk.
Black and white cookie
Half-Moon cookie
BandW.jpg Utica, New York The black and white cookie is a soft, sponge cake-like shortbread which is iced on one half with vanilla fondant, and on the other half by dark chocolate fondant.
boorsoq, or bawyrsak
Boortsog.JPG Central Asia, Idel-Ural, and Mongolia Boortsog are made by deep-frying small pieces of a flattened dough. Boortsog is often eaten as a dessert, with sugar, butter, or honey. Mongolians sometimes dip boortsog in tea.
Bourbon biscuit
Bourbon cream or Bourbon
Cup of tea and bourbon biscuit.jpg London, England Bourbon biscuit is a sandwich biscuit consisting of two thin oblong dark chocolate biscuits with a chocolate fondant filling. The biscuit was introduced in 1910, originally under the name "Creola" by the Bermondsey biscuit company in London, England.
Bredele, Bredle or Winachtsbredele
Weihnachtskeks(RobertK).jpg Alsace Many varieties can include anisbredela (cake with egg white and aniseed) butterbredle, schwowebredle (orange and cinnamon), spritzbredle, small pain d'épices and spice cakes that are made with sugar rather than honey.
Butter cookie Butter cookies.jpg North America and Europe Unleavened cookies consisting of butter, flour and sugar. They are often categorized as a "crisp cookie" due to their texture, which is a result of specific quantities of flour and sugar being used. They are often flavoured with vanilla, chocolate and coconut.
Butter pecan <Butter pecan caramel ice cream.jpg United States Butter pecan is a flavor, used especially United States, in cakes, cookies, and ice cream. The flavour is achieved by adding roasted pecans, butter, and vanilla flavor are used in butter pecan baked goods.
Caramel shortbread
Millionare's Shortbread
Millionaire's shortbread.jpg Most likely Scotland It is a rectangular shortbread based biscuit that consists of layers of caramel and chocolate. It is commonly known as caramel shortcake, caramel squares, caramel slice, or millionaires' shortbread.
Italy Chewy anise biscuits that contains almonds, candied fruits, coriander, flour and uses Tuscan millefiori honey. The versions of these cookies sold today are a similar version of a pastry which were originally served to servants who worked in the stables of rich Italian aristocrats.
Charcoal biscuit Charcoal dog biscuit.JPG England A biscuit based on a powdered willow charcoal or activated carbon mixed with ordinary flour, and made into dough with butter, sugar and eggs. They were originally made to cure stomach trouble and are nowadays enjoyed with cheeses.
Chocolate biscuit
Unknown Made with cocoa powder and chocolate chips. This is the name that is usually given to biscuits that have a circular base coated and are topped with a layer of chocolate icing.
Chocolate chip cookie Choco chip cookie.jpg Whitman, MA A drop cookie that originated in the United States and features chocolate chips as its distinguishing ingredient. They also contain flour, shortening, eggs, sugar and chocolate chips. Variations include recipes with other types of chocolate or additional ingredients, such as nuts or oatmeal.
Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats
Chocolate Teacake
Tunnocksteacake.jpg Denmark (disputed) There are regional variations. The Tunnock's teacake is made with a shortbread base topped with marshmallow and coated in chocolate.
Christmas cookies Christmas-cookies.jpg Throughout the world Sugar biscuits and cookies from various types of doughs. They all have in common that they are shaped and decorated in a way that has something to do with Christmas and its traditions. See also Gingerbread, Pfeffernüsse, Springerle and sugar cookies.
Coconut macaroon Coconutmacaroons.jpg North America, Europe and Middle East Cookies that consist of a paste of egg whites with coconut that is placed on a wafer and then baked. Its main ingredients are egg whites, sugar and shredded dried coconut. It is closer to a soft cookie than its meringue cousin, and is equally as sweet.
Cornish fairings Cornish fairings.jpg Cornwall, England Soft, chewy biscuits flavoured with ginger
Coyotas Coyotas.JPG Mexico Large flat cookies usually made with brown sugar.
Custard cream Custard cream biscuit.jpg UK Vanilla fondant sandwiched between two plain biscuits.
Digestive biscuit Digestive biscuits.jpg United Kingdom A semi-sweet biscuit that typically contains coarse brown wheat flour (which gives it its distinctive texture and flavour), sugar, malt extract, vegetable oil, wholemeal, raising agents and salt. Usually consumed for tea.
Empire biscuit German biscuit.png United Kingdom The typical Empire Biscuit has a layer of jam in between two biscuits. The top is covered with white water icing, usually decorated with a glace cherry in the centre.
Florentine Biscuit Florentine biscuits.jpg Florence, Italy A chocolate base topped with candied fruit and nuts.
Fortune cookie Fortune cookie.jpg New York Folded biscuit with a 'fortune' written on paper inside.
Garibaldi biscuit Garibaldi biscuit.jpg UK Currants sandwiched between two oblong biscuits
Ghorabiye Ghorabiyeh.JPG Iran A cookie made of almond flour, sugar, egg white, vanilla, margarine and pistachio.
Gingerbread Gingerbread house.jpg Europe Commonly a soft dough cookie that is made with Potassium carbonate and/or Baker's ammonia instead of yeast, flavoured with ginger and comprising other ingredients such as nuts and succade.
Gingerbread man Gingerbread men.jpg Europe Made of gingerbread and shaped like flat male figures.
Ginger biscuits Freshly baked gingerbread - Christmas 2004.jpg United Kingdom and Northern Europe Hard twice-baked biscuits that are flavored with powdered ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices, but predominantly ginger. They are also known as Gingersnaps, Ginger thins or "Ginger Nuts" (a term popular for them in the United Kingdom). They may be rectangular or disc-shaped in shape (when they are called "ginger nuts", they are normally circular in shape).
Hamantash Homemade hamantaschen.jpg Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine Triangular cookie featured in holiday of Purim. Shape is associated with Haman, a biblical villain, and his ears or hat. Fruit, cheese, poppyseed or other sweets are used as a filling.
Jammie Dodgers Jamiedodger.jpg UK Jam sandwiched between two biscuits, with a heart in the middle.
Jodenkoek Jodenkoeken met lineaal voor maat.jpg Netherlands Large, flat, round shortbread cookies.
Jumble (cookie) Buttermilk jumbles.jpg Azerbaijan Cookie-like pastries whose simple recipe comprises nuts, flour, eggs, and sugar, with vanilla, anise, or caraway seed used for flavoring.
Tibet Simple cookies made of flour, butter, eggs and sugar that come in various shapes with various decorations.
Israel A Jewish and Israeli sweet cracker or cookie commonly made with egg and sugar rolled out flat and cut into large diamond shapes. They are typically eaten with a savoury dip or topping.
Kleicha Kleicha.jpg Iraq National cookie of Iraq that contains a filling of dried fruit (usually dates) and is flavoured with cardamom and sometimes rose water.
Koulourakia Koulourakia.jpg Greece A butter-based pastry that is traditionally hand-shaped in a ring form, glazed with egg and sprinkled with sesame. It is usually made at Easter to be eaten after Holy Saturday.
Kourabiedes Kourabiedes platter 2008 01 08.jpg Greece Butter cookies (biscuits) that resemble light and airy shortbread, but are typically made with the addition of almonds. They may be flavoured with vanilla, rose water or liquors such as metaxa.
Italy A cookie made without water from wheat flour, sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla, in the form of a slightly bent, rough-surfaced cylinder.
Krumkake Krumkake2.jpg Norway Cookie batter is cooked on a special iron
Lady Finger (cookie) Biskotten-02.jpg Europe Light, sweet sponge cakes that are shaped like fingers and are commonly used to prepare desserts such as tiramisu, trifle and charlotte.
Lebkuchen Lebkuchenscan.jpg Germany German kind of Gingerbread with many regional varieties and specialities.
Lincoln biscuit Lincoln biscuit.jpg Ireland and United Kingdom. A short dough biscuit and a kind of shortcake biscuits. It has a pattern of dots on the top in concentric circles and was brought to America by British expats.
Macaroon Macaroons.jpg Europe Cookies that consist of a paste of egg whites with other ingredients such as almond, hazelnut and/or coconut that is placed on a wafer and then baked.
Maple leaf cream cookies Chinese pie.jpg Canada Sandwich cookie with a maple-flavoured cream filling.
Marie biscuit Galleta María.jpg United Kingdom (but also popular throughout all continents) A rich cookie made with wheat flour, sugar, vegetable oil and vanilla flavouring. It is usually eaten for tea and dunked in tea or coffee.
Moravian spice cookies
United States A very thin cookie that contains various spices and molasses.
Nanaimo bar Nanaimo bar.JPG North America (especially Canada) A popular candy bar that consists of a wafer crumb-based layer, topped by a layer of light vanilla or custard flavoured butter icing, which is covered in chocolate made from melted chocolate squares.
Nice biscuit Nice biscuit.jpg UK Coconut flavoured, this is otherwise a plain biscuit which does not contain cream or jam.
Oat crisps

Cookies made from oat, sugar and butter and sometimes flour with additional flavouring such as ginger and syrup.
Oatmeal Raisin

Oreo Oreo cookies.JPG United States Cookies consisting of two chocolate disks with a white creme filling in between them.
Panellets Panellets (surtido).jpg Spain Small cakes or cookies in different shapes, mostly round, made mainly of marzipan (almond paste). They are often decorated with pine nuts and varnished in egg white.
Paprenjak Paprenjak biscuit.jpg Croatia Typical Croatian cookie that is known for containing pepper beside sugar syrup or honey, butter, various nuts and other spices.
Party ring Party rings.jpg United Kingdom Commercial circular cookie with a central hole that comes in various colour combinations. Each biscuit is topped with a layer of hard icing with "wiggly" lines in a different colour.
Peanut butter cookie Pbcookies2.jpg United States A cookie that features peanut butter as a main ingredient.
Pfeffernüsse Pfeffernuesse.jpg Netherlands Baked traditionally during 'Sinterklaas', a feast on the 5th of December
Pignolo (macaroon) Panellets.JPG Italy Moist, soft and chewy cookie from Silicy that is of a light golden color, made from almond paste and studded with golden pine nuts (also called pignoli).(In the picture on the left)
Philippines Very soft cookie. Crumbles at the first bite
Pizzelle Pizzelle.jpg Italy Waffle cookies made from flour, eggs, sugar, butter or vegetable oil, and flavoring (often vanilla, anise, or lemon zest) that can be hard and crisp or soft and chewy depending on the ingredients and method of preparation.
Rainbow cookie RainbowCookies.jpg United States A kind of small cake with layers of almond-based sponge cake in different colours, apricot and/or raspberry jam, and a chocolate coating. A variation resembles the Italian flag and is called Italian Flag Cookie.
Reshteh Khoshkar Reshteh khoshkar.jpg Iran A cookie made of rice, flour, sugar, walnut, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and spice that is slowly fried in hot oil or fat.
Ricciarelli Ricciarelli from Siena-2.jpg Siena, Italy Flavoured with ground almonds and topped with icing sugar.
Rich tea Rich tea.jpg United Kingdom A type of sweet biscuit whose ingredients generally include wheat flour, sugar, vegetable oil, and malt extract. Due to its consistency it is ideal for being dunked into coffee or tea and is therefore usually consumed with tea (see Dunking (biscuit).
Rosette (cookie) Rosette(cookie).JPG Scandinavian Deep fried
Russian tea cake Russianteacakes.JPG Russia and United States A jumble-like pastry that generally consists entirely of ground nuts, flour and water or, more commonly, butter. After baking, it is coated in powdered sugar while still hot, then again once the cookie has cooled.
Shortbread Shortbreadrounds.jpg Scotland A very rich kind of unleavened biscuit that is made from one part white sugar, two parts butter, and three parts oatmeal flour. It is available in different shapes and flavours (e.g. lemon flavour).
Snickerdoodle Snickerdoodles1.jpg New England A type of sugar cookie made with butter or oil, sugar, and flour rolled in cinnamon sugar. Most distinctive feature is the cracked surface that can be crisp or soft depending on preparation.
Speculaas Spekulatius four pieces of.jpg Netherlands, Belgium and Germany Very flat Christmas shortcrust biscuit that contains typical Christmas spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, white pepper, cardamom, ginger and cloves.
Springerle Springerle with typical foot swabian Fuessle.jpg Germany Very hard anise cookie made from eggs, flour and sugar with an embossed design that is impressed before baking. It is a typical treat for Christmas.
Spritzgebäck Spritzgebäck.jpg Germany German Christmas cookies that constist of a shortcrust pastry that is squirted onto the baking sheet in various shapes and then baked. The finished product is very fragile, crisp, dry and buttery and is sometimes partly coated with chocolate.
Stroopwafel Gaufre biscuit.jpg Netherlands A waffle made from two thin layers of baked batter with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle.
Sugar cookie Sugarcookie.jpg Europe and North America A very simple cookie made from sugar, flour, butter, eggs, vanilla, and either baking powder or baking soda. They are often glazed with icing and decorated with chocolate or sprinkles and may be themed according to season (e.g. Halloween cookies or Christmas cookies).
Tareco Prato-com-tarecos.jpg Brazil A little tough disk-shaped biscuit that is made of wheat flour, eggs and sugar.
Lithuania A small, knotted Jewish pastries boiled in a honeyed syrup and often filled with nuts or raisins and topped with shredded coconut.
Tirggel Migros-Tirggel.jpg Switzerland Very thin, hard and sweet Christmas biscuits that are made from flour and honey.
Toll House Inn
United States (Massachusetts) Chocolate chip cookie from the manufacturer Toll House Inn.
Toruń gingerbread PL gingerbread from Torun.jpg Poland Polish gingerbread that can be filled and is often glazed with chocolate or icing depending on variety.
Vanillekipferl Vanillekipferl und Reisnerkrapferl.jpg Germany, Austria and Hungary Small, crescent shaped biscuits that are made from a pastry that contains hazelnut and/or almonds and vanilla sugar and are rolled in vanilla sugar after baking.
Wafer Karlsbader-Oblate.jpg Worldwide A crisp, often sweet, very thin, flat, and dry biscuit, often used to decorate ice cream. Wafers can also be made into cookies with cream flavoring sandwiched between them. Also used in religious celebrations.
Wibele Wibele.jpg Germany Very small, sweet and dry biscuits whose dough is made from egg white, icing sugar, flour and vanilla sugar.



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