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Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Austin

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El_Duderino Jul 31, 2012 06:13 PM

The only chocolate chip cookie in Austin I've ever really had was at Coolhaus. It was alright but luckily the ice cream saved it. Where can someone find an excellent cookie?

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    Rptrane RE: El_Duderino Jul 31, 2012 08:01 PM

    Be My Cupcake in Round Rock has excellent chocolate chip cookies. I also like the banana peanut butter chocolate chip cookies at the Drafthouse. Central Market also makes a mean triple chocolate chip cookie. I should preface this by saying I don't like my cookies hard. I want soft and melty. Drafthouse bakes them to order.

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      addlepated RE: Rptrane Aug 1, 2012 10:49 AM

      Really? I tried those fresh-baked Drafthouse cookies and was sorely disappointed - they were too crispy, and not nearly enough salt in them.

      I've had good cookies from Tiff's Treats. Strangely enough, the chocolate chunk cookies from Jimmy John's really aren't bad, either. As for specialty bakers, I don't know. Cookies are a rare treat for me.

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        Rptrane RE: addlepated Aug 1, 2012 11:54 AM

        Quality varies greatly between drafthouses. S Lamar has better food IMO.

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          popvulture RE: addlepated Aug 1, 2012 12:09 PM

          I'll second Tiff's Treats. Thank god I don't have a staff job anymore- clients used to send us boxes all the time as thank you gifts, and I'd pig out on those cookies. Waistline didn't appreciate it.

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            Optimista RE: popvulture Aug 11, 2012 11:26 PM

            Yeah, Tiff's Treats, for sure. Hot, soft, melty and deeeeelicious.

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        kannforbes RE: El_Duderino Aug 3, 2012 06:50 AM

        Blue Baker has excellent cookies; their peanut butter cookie is so moist! I also like the cookies from Corner Bakery. Their Monster cookie rocks, and they have a fantastic oatmeal/currant cookie!

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          sgarland RE: kannforbes Aug 17, 2012 07:59 PM

          Hands down the chocolate chip cookies from It's a Grind are the best cookies I've had in Austin. The chocolate to cookie ratio is close to 1:1 and they are always warm and melty. They are better than homemade!

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