Since 1980s, the hand-made cookies were introduced to China from Europe and America. At the beginning of this century, a wave of fashion, handmade chocolate and handicrafts cookies, was set off in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and other places. On festivals, girls will go to the manual cookie workshop, and make attractive cookies under the guidance of their tutors, which are used to give them to their lovers or friends, representing their hearts and respect.
Tartan cookies represent “the tenderness of the wife.”. Chocolate cookies represent “memories of first love.”. Butter cookies represent “excitement of the wedding.”. Chocolate raisins are “children’s smiles.”. Butter cookies represent “sweet family.”. The GalN cookie stands for “a lively new year.”.