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Choco Chip Cookies

amysal47 Feb 14, 2008 06:56 AM

Am trying to find someplace with amazing chocolate chip cookies to buy tonight to bring home to my boyfriend. He only likes soft and chewy...work in midtown and live in the village, help!!

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    Minerva0501 Feb 14, 2008 07:10 AM

    City Bakery's chocolate chip cookies are pretty popular, and I find them the perfect consistency, albeit a bit greasy (but I suppose you need that buttery goodness). They taste a bit like almond cookies you find in Chinese restaurants (w/o the almonds of course), nice and chewy. 18th St. b/w 5th and 6th Ave.

    1. LeahBaila Feb 14, 2008 07:10 AM

      Actually, brgr makes some of the most delicious in town...also, Dessert Delivery has fabulous ones, too.


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        lawstud Feb 14, 2008 07:22 AM

        oooo, would you mind if i co-opt your thread and ask about big crispy cookies too?

        1. NAtiveNewYorker Feb 14, 2008 07:27 AM

          I hate to mention a chain, but Pret-a-Manger makes the best. (They're still warm when you buy them, if you want to eat one yourself.) Also, Levain on 74th(?) and Columbus. Also, Milk and Cookies on Commerce and 7th Ave South.

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            Lucia Feb 14, 2008 10:31 AM

            City Bakery/Bird Bath, followed closely by Jacques Torres.

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              harrison Feb 14, 2008 10:48 AM

              2nd to both, but i may give JT a slight edge

              i do like levains very much, but probably not convenient

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                Lucia Feb 14, 2008 10:54 AM

                I like Levain's too, but I hesitated to recommend since they're inconvenient and not exactly your average chocolate chip cookie.

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                  harrison Feb 14, 2008 11:25 AM

                  Luckily they're convenient for me!!!

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              ChowDiva Feb 14, 2008 11:58 AM

              I must say that Jaques Torres has the best chocolate chip cookies ever!

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              1. re: ChowDiva
                Ora Feb 14, 2008 12:12 PM

                Love Jacques Torres cookies!!! Also, check out Levain for HUGE cookies and amazing scones.

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                feedmegood Feb 15, 2008 01:44 AM

                Le Pain Quotidien has amazing cookies.... big crispy buttery if thats your thing

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