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TruDiner Feb 12, 2007 02:32 PM

I'm a great cook, but a terrible baker. I am also a cookie junkie. My 2 favorites right now are the PB cookies at Dahlia Bakery and the Mocha Chews at B&O. What else am I missing around town?

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    Leonardo RE: TruDiner Feb 12, 2007 08:06 PM

    And what town might that be?

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      TruDiner RE: Leonardo Feb 12, 2007 09:38 PM


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      wwahl RE: TruDiner Feb 12, 2007 09:09 PM

      The best cookies in the Pacific Northwest may be the ones made here: http://www.foleystation.com/
      Of course, you have to drive to La Grande OR to get them!

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        ethereal RE: TruDiner Feb 13, 2007 03:55 PM

        I really like the Redmond Crisp cookies that Lisa Dupar has at Pomegranate (in Redmond, WA). They are perfectly crisp, yet chewy (in a caramel-y type way), and have coconut, chocolate and cornflakes in them.

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          SeaFoodie RE: TruDiner Feb 16, 2007 10:30 AM

          Specialty's Bakery. Gooey and warm all day! Fantastic.
          They have several Seattle locations. Downtown, U-Village, ID.

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            mrnelso RE: SeaFoodie Feb 18, 2007 09:23 PM

            Each time I have gone to Specialty's for one of there very good, if hideously expensive, cookies, I have asked the staff if they've ever met Specialty, but never got even a wink of comprehension. We have apparently lost the race to the bottom.

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              TruDiner RE: mrnelso Feb 19, 2007 12:07 AM

              You crack me up. I think about "Mr. Specialty" every time I look at that stupid sign. Yes, the race is certainly lost.

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            oliveoyl RE: TruDiner Feb 16, 2007 03:04 PM

            ahhh cookies ... right now I am into the chocolate crinkles at Vios and the vanilla sandwich cookies at that bakery on eastlake near the elementary school (sorry name escapes me) I did have an absolutely horrible cookie at Macrina (espresso with chocolate chip & dried apricot) it was dry & over baked .. but I guess one bad thing in many years isn't the end of the world.

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              babette feasts RE: oliveoyl Feb 16, 2007 03:24 PM

              Is the bakery on Eastlake Louisa's?

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                TruDiner RE: oliveoyl Feb 16, 2007 11:24 PM

                You're a dream...Vios is walking distance from my place and a chocolate crinkle sounds right up my alley...thanks!

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                wwahl RE: TruDiner Nov 13, 2008 08:05 PM

                Check out the Swedish ultra thin ginger cookies at Cost Plus. Very addictive!

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                  Katym6 RE: wwahl Dec 25, 2008 10:37 PM

                  Those ARE very addictive!! I was thinking the original poster was looking for fresh cookies though...

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