A cookie is an old Earth food item usually made of water, flour, sugar, and other ingredients, and baked in an oven. Cookies are sweet, and are served as a snack or for dessert.
Shannon O'Donnell had a ritual of purchasing a bag of chocolate chip cookies whenever she went back on the road to "treat herself". Her eventual husband, Henry Janeway, preferred oatmeal cookies since he was allergic to chocolate. (VOY: "11:59")
In 2371, the Caretaker offered the crew of the USS Voyager that he had abducted lemonade and sugar cookies. (VOY: "Caretaker")
Memorable quotes Edit
"I really like this major of yours... she's a tough cookie."
- - Kay Eaton comments on the "character" Major Kira Nerys in Benny Russell's story "Deep Space Nine" (DS9: "Far Beyond the Stars")
Background information Edit
The Girl Scouts of America ran an ad campaign which featured Girl Scouts holding boxes of cookies with the familiar tagline "Resistance is Futile". 
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