Cookie” comes from the Dutch “koekje” (little cookie), introduced to the United States by the Dutch settlers of New Amsterdam. It is a term used in North America to designate all kinds of dry cookies. In other English-speaking countries, the word “cookie” is used.
In French, the word “cookie” generally refers to a specific type of round chocolate chip cookie, or sometimes to other similar cookies.
Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)