There are some cookie recipes using coffee beans. I've never tried any of them. But I am curious, if eating a cookie has the same effect as drinking coffee?

Or is all of the caffeine lost during the baking?

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    The heat of baking will not have any effect on the caffeine, which is an extremely stable organic molecule. See this previous Answer for related information.
    – hardmath
    Jan 19, 2016 at 21:58

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No, because there is no fluid in the cookie. Eating a coffee cookie will have the same effect as eating a roasted coffee bean.

Virtually no caffeine will be lost during baking, unless you bake hot enough to burn the cookies. Caffeine's melting point is 460F (237 °C). That is well above what your cookie will reach internally while in the oven.

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