Palm Oil Developments No.63 (December 2015) p1-3

Production of Cookies Using Palm Oil

Nur Haqim Ismail

Chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies and chocolate sandwich biscuits are some of the popular cookies available in Malaysian supermarkets. Kids just love to eat these cookies. Cookies is the term used in America to describe cereal-based baked products that have a low moisture content of 1%-5%, excluding any moisture from the fillings or icing. Cookies have a longer shelf life and higher fat content than other baked products, as well as higher energy density. In New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa, the term for this product is biscuit (

Author information:
* Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB),
6 Persiaran Institusi, Bandar Baru Bangi,
43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.