This Neat Poster Illustrates the History of 30 Famous Cookies

SweeTooth Design gives us the rundown on the origins of cookies from macaroons to biscotti.

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We always like to learn a bit about the foods we eat before popping them into our mouths. That’s why we’re amped about SweeTooth Design‘s poster, which illustrates the history and origins of 30 famous cookies, from animal crackers to macaroons.

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A quick glance at the fabulous poster tells you that meringues were invented in the UK in the 17th century, while coconut macaroons were created in Italy in the 9th century.

SweeTooth Design is currently raising funds for the “Genesis of Cookies” poster on Kickstarter. For SweeTooth’s in-depth research on each of the pictured cookie varieties, head here.

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genesiss This Neat Poster Illustrates the History of 30 Famous Cookies

[via FastCo Design]

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