Tough Cookie

(tuhf kook-e) - noun

Someone with just the right mix of sweetness and strength.

One who doesn't crumble under pressure


chocolate chip cookie

Cookies have many fine qualities. They are fun to make. You can eat the dough. They taste great fresh and piping hot out of the oven. Or cold from the cookie jar. You can eat just one. Or several.

They are good with all sorts of drinks. Milk. Water. Juice. Hot Chocolate. With hot or cold tea. Great with coffee. Sometimes even good dipped in the coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

You can eat one before breakfast. Some cookies are made for breakfast. Or for a quick snack. Or at lunch, after your sandwich and before your apple. Or right before bed. One before dinner can curb your appetite. Or make you want more.