History of Cookie Jars

Cookie jars are utilitarian or decorative ceramic or glass jars often found in American and Canadiankitchens. In the United Kingdom, they are known as biscuit barrels[1] or biscuit jars.[2] If they are cans made out of tinplate, they are called biscuit tins.[3] While used to store actual cookies or biscuits, they are sometimes employed to store other edible items like candy or dog treats, or non-edible items like currency (in the manner of a piggy…