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 the script for TNG: "Family", Marie Picard walked into Jean-Luc Picard and Robert Picard (both drenched in mud after a fight) at the dinner table eating cheese and fruit, and "they look up like children caught with their hands in the cookie jar".
"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")