If you are a cookie addict, it means you are addicted to cookies. You just can't get enough of them.
Of course there are far more serious forms of addiction out there. The word addict is usually used to refer to someone who is addicted to drugs. Even good things can get you addicted. Work addicts are called workaholics. There are no words for the dangers of being addicted to reading (well, there is "biblioholism"), to the Internet, or to exercise, but those addictions are also real.
n someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
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caffein addict, caffeine addict
someone addicted to caffeine
drug addict, junkie, junky
a narcotics addict
addict who habitually uses stimulant drugs (especially amphetamines)
a person addicted to cocaine
binger, crack addict
someone addicted to crack cocaine
someone addicted to heroin
opium addict, opium taker
someone addicted to opium
a drug addict who is discontinuing the use of narcotics