Biscuit is a term used for a variety of primarily flour-based baked food products.
The term is applied to two distinct products.
In North America, a biscuit is typically a soft, leavened quick bread, and is covered in the article Biscuit.
A cookie is a baked or cooked food that is small, flat and sweet.
It usually contains flour, sugar and some type of oil or fat.
It may include other ingredients such as raisins, oats, chocolate chips, nuts,