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Cookies for the internet were originally developed in 1995 by the Netscape Communications Corporation. The word comes from ‘magic cookie,’ a term in programming languages for a piece of information shared between co-operating pieces of software. The choice of the word cookie appears to come from the American tradition of giving and sharing edible cookies.

Recipe for Cookies

If you came thinking you were going to get a cookie recipe click here . This will take you to the BBC food site for a recipe, they seem to have quite a few.